2010 Symposium photos

2010 Symposium photos


Photos from the Moving Forward in Hope Symposium, Sept. 16-18, 2010
 

 

Sister Joan Scanlon, O.P., facilitator of the symposium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keynote speakers of the symposium included (from left):  Father Robin Ryan, C.P.; Brother Paul Bednarczyk, C.S.C.; Mother Shaun Vergauwen, F.S.E.; Sister Doris Gottemoeller, R.S.M.; Dr. Mary Gautier, Ph.D.; and Brother Sean Sammon, F.M.S..

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Liturgy and prayer were essential components to the symposium. Sheila McLaughlin, director of the Bernardin Center at CTU and former director of the Liturgy Office for the Archdiocese of Chicago, served as liturgist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Invited participants of the Moving Forward in Hope Project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Father Hank Lemoncelli, O.M.I., delegate for the Vatican's Congregation for Consecrated Life, and Brother Hugh O'Neill, CFC, board member of CMSM and province leader of the Congregation of Christian Brothers, listen intently

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Mary Gautier, Ph.D., senior research associate at CARA and co-author of the NRVC/CARA Study on Recent Vocations, presents the research to the participants.

Sister Mary Johnson, S.N.D.deN., carries the session's conversation over to the lunch table.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sister Donna Markham, O.P., former prioress of the Adrien Dominicans, makes a comment about the pertinence of the NRVC research.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Father Donald Senior, C.P., President of Catholic Theological Union, served as the main presider for the Friday Eucharist.

 

 

 

 

 

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Brother Sean Sammon, F.M.S., former superior general of the Marist Brothers, gives a provocative talk on the contemporary state of religious life in the United States.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sister Doris Gottemoeller, R.S.M., former president of the Sisters of Mercy and LCWR, was one of the respondents to Brother Sean's presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mother Shaun Vergauwen, F.S.E., mother general of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist and CMSWR board member, was one of two respondents to Brother Sean's talk

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sister Maryann Seton Lopiccolo, S.C., episcopal delegate for religious from the Diocese of Brooklyn, and Sister Mary Hughes, OP, LCWR 2010 president, listen to the talks of Sister Doris and Mother Shaun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Father Robin Ryan, C.P., former director of Catholics on Call, speaks about the research from his perspective of working with young Catholics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Heherson Balabbo, C.M.F., was one of the younger religious participating in the symposium. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sister Doris Gottemoeller, R.S.M., and Mother Shaun Vergauwen, F.S.E., were respondents to Brother Sean Sammon's presentation on contemporary religious life in the United States. 

 

 



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