We Wait in Hope

Touching and tender words by CND Sheila Sullivan about Sister Gilberte Bussière, also a CND who was recently abducted in northern Cameroon along with two Italian priests. We wait and hope and pray.

My Weekly Reflections

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My heart is heavy as I begin to write this blog. It has been four days since we learned the very sad news that one of our Sisters and two Italian priests had been abducted in northern Cameroon. We continue to wait in hope and to pray for our Sister, the priests, their respective families, our Sisters in Cameroon, and those responsible for this deed, that their hearts will be touched with compassion. The news of this event has shocked and saddened all the Sisters of the Congregation de Notre-Dame, but it has also brought us together. Like all “families” we sometimes have our differences. Personality and cultural differences can create tensions, but when one of our members or an area of our Congregation suffers, we all suffer. This was true at the time of the Tsunami in Japan, and it is very real now. There is a…

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