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“Let us place ourselves in God’s presence.”

April 26, 2018

That’s how the LCWR morning meeting began at the Sisters of Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center. Some members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious Region 4 gathered here this week for three days of meetings. One of the leaders said, “How good it is, O God, to sing of your love in the morning and to rejoice in your faithfulness.” It was a wonderful way for different congregations to connect, share their experiences and gifts, and offer praise to God.

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious ( LCWR ) is the association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic women religious in the United States. The conference has about 1350 members, who represent nearly 80 percent of the approximately 49,000 women religious in the United States. Founded in 1956, the conference assists its members to collaboratively carry out their service of leadership to further the mission of the Gospel in today’s world.