We continue to hear buzz about the record-setting number of events held last month as part of National Catholic Sisters Week.
One of those fascinating events took place at an all-girls school in Rocky River, Ohio, where Sister Janet Mock, CSJ, led an event titled "Civil Discourse: How to Have Difficult Conversations." More than 150 people attended the event, which was sponsored by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, the Conference of Religious Leadership, the Coalition with Young Adults and an NCSW mini-grant.
Sister Janet shared insights on "humble love" and how to meet people where they are. She spoke about resisting ego and not flaunting authority. Sister Janet also addressed methods to own one's anger and direct energy away from it in a positive way. In true civil discourse, she explained, the goal is not to win an argument but to live together in truth.
Our hearty thanks to Sister Janet and her team for putting together such a thoughtful, energizing event in honor of National Catholic Sisters Week!