Times of prayer define the rhythm of our days.
Each year a retreat provides the opportunity to deepen our understanding of the significance of our commitment.
Community life is for seekers, listeners. We listen to God, to others, to our inner voice. We open our hearts; we pay attention to each other and listen for the Spirit.
Community is the happiness of “being together,” in the company of Mary and her cousin Elizabeth.
The Sisters must labour to make themselves knowledgeable and skillful at all sorts of work…
Writings of Marguerite Bourgeoys p. 68
Together we carry out our daily activities in the spirit of sharing. There are no large or small tasks: All is God's work.
In a spirit of mutuality, the sisters each discovers her call and develops her talents. They are involved in community work, pastoral ministry, teaching, healing, and social initiatives. They work with the zeal of liberating educators, in the steps of their Sister and Foundress, Saint Marguerite.
We continue the daring enterprise of the women who came before us in the Congregation. We stand on their shoulders, while looking to a constantly changing world. We journey forward, open to the renewing gifts of the Spirit.
Having God present in everything we do so as to please Him alone.
Writings of Marguerite Bourgeoys p. 64