THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GENERAL CHAPTER

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GENERAL CHAPTER

(…) (…) Heart of Jesus, I surrender myself to You, SPEAK TO ME, INSTRUCT ME, ENLIGHTEN ME! Ask whatever pleases You! I will accept any sacrifice in order to grow in Your love and promote Your glory”. Journal of a Trusting Heart, My Retreat, Good Friday, 1884, p. 63.                In the months before the General…

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Financial Stewardship towards a Just, Equitable, and Sustainable World

Financial Stewardship towards a Just, Equitable, and Sustainable World

As we prepare for the next General Chapter during what continues to be a time of global instability and uncertainty, we reflect on Pope Francis’ second encyclical Laudato Si, which invites people to protect God’s creation for future generations. Financial stewardship must not only meet the Institute’s immediate and short-term needs but also its long-term…

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A Heritage Rooted in God’s love

A Heritage Rooted in God’s love

We began the year in great anticipation of our first meeting of the year, which was scheduled to be held in Italy, in person. As our membership spans Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific, our virtual meetings are usually very early in the morning for some and very late at night for others. Cultural, professional…

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Opening up our shared charism

Opening up our shared charism

“Today this Cabrinian dream demands a new interpretation. We need an open mind, an open heart and an open will to be able to boldly transform our concepts of mission, vocation, and formation”.                              Excerpt from the Theological Reflection, MSC XV General Chapter, 2014 As a communications team serving a global Institute, we are called to…

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Towards the General Chapter

Towards the General Chapter

‘The missionary breath of the spirituality of Mother Cabrini gives to her experience a sense of movement, of urgency, of running, of doing everything in a hurry as long as there is time. She travelled, seeking persons to console with God’s love. Everything was characterised by the symbol of ‘flying’, to be free from obstacles,…

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The essence of love

The essence of love

After my vows, my ‘yes’ to God, while I am writing my reflection, I am reminded by Mother Cabrini’s words word from Journal of a Trusting Heart: “I will try to consider myself the servant of all, and treat them with respectful affection, reverence and love”.    The meaning and purpose of my life is to serve…

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Easter Message from Sr. Barbara Staley, MSC General Superior

Easter Message from Sr. Barbara Staley, MSC General Superior

Dear Sisters and Partners-in-Mission We come into this Easter season having lived the mystery of death and resurrection.  During this past week the liturgies and the readings from the Bible have talked about the real humanity of Jesus: He was betrayed by His closest friends, abandoned by them, and when He asked them to accompany Him,…

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Cabrini Ministries Eswatini: Intelligent Love in the Rural South of Eswatini

Cabrini Ministries Eswatini: Intelligent Love in the Rural South of Eswatini

The way we love: How Our Charism and our Values Shape Our Ministries About Cabrini Ministries Eswatini Cabrini Ministries is a faith based community care organization serving the Lubombo Lowveld with a mission to share the love of Jesus Christ by promoting the well-being of individuals and families through comprehensive integrated health care, education and…

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Embodying Catholic Social Teaching through Shared Ownership Investing

Embodying Catholic Social Teaching through Shared Ownership Investing

By Felipe Witchger & Elizabeth Garlow Over several weeks this Spring, 20 U.S. Catholic asset holders gathered on six different occasions to wrestle with the rarely-posed question: What would bold action in impact investing look like, if we use Catholic Social Teaching as our starting point?  The cohort included Kayoko Lyons, Director of Impact Investing for…

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‘Laudato Si’ and Caring for our Common Home

‘Laudato Si’ and Caring for our Common Home

In his 2015 encyclical letter ‘Laudato Si’, Pope Francis called on the global community to live out a commitment in response to the ‘cry of the earth and the cry of the poor’. Recent global crises,  such as the current Covid-19 pandemic, have further demonstrated that there is an urgent need for action around environmental and social…

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Cabrini Ministries Ethiopia: Our Love in Action

Cabrini Ministries Ethiopia: Our Love in Action

Our Love In Action: Cabrini Ministries Ethiopia Community Outreach and Centre of Life Rehabilitation It is impossible to forget the gaze of a child who is hungry, or the desperation of a mother trying to secure her child’s next meal. The need for food sustainability is primal, yet the ability to do so depends on…

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