Editor: Coordinators from eight of the MIA Congregations and Institutes who were able to attend, gathered with the members of the Mercy International Reflection Process Guiding Team at Baggot Street from 28 September -1 October for an intensive four days of meetings in preparation for the implementation of the process during the Year of Mercy.
This coming together enabled them to be guided through the four stage reflection process by Elaine Wainwright rsm, the International Director, and made it possible for the Communications Director, Anne Walsh, to present the philosophy of MIA online communications and to explore the principles, platforms (technologies) including the Mercyworld.org website and Mercy E-news. and the practices of our shared communications for this process.
Back row l-r: Sheila Curren rsm, Elaine Wainwright rsm, Kathleen Rushton rsm, Anne Walsh, Adele Howard rsm
Front row: Marianne Comfort, Helen Diviney rsm, Natalie Murphy rsm, Patricia McMahon rsm, Josephine Davies rsm, Teresa Anderson rsm, Elizabeth Marrie rsm
Absent: Sandra Lupi rsm, Valda Dickinson rsm, Carmela Cabactulan rsm. Photo: Adele Howard rsm
Coordinators were able to experience the process then share questions and insights and clarify understandings. By forming a group undertaking the process they were a microcosm of the many groups that will be formed across the Mercy world when the process gets underway. This experience also enabled them to discover the support that they will be able to give one another across the process through forming a global circle of Mercy connectedness...