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Missioning Ceremony - September 2007

The weekend of 14-16 September saw most of the Sisters gather at Mt St Joseph, and added to the community activities was the Missioning of those persons taking responsibility in various ministry areas.

Here Kate Lynch is responding to her call to mission as a member of the Congregational Trust Board.  Other Trust Board members are Matthew Doyle, Richard Moore, Sisters Marie Roche, Marie Skidmore, Catherine Shelton and Yvonne Munro. 
Those next called forth were the Congregational Executive Officer, Kitty Moore, and Managers of the Congregational facilities – Angela Aspinall, Nazareth, and Maureen Beard, Quinlan Court.
The Resource Management Group was also missioned.  The members are Lyn Roberts-King, Geoff Lott jnr, Michael Bullock, and Sisters Liz Hickey, Noelene Landrigan, and Anne Burke.

Each person received a small pair of clay sandals, symbol of the journey all are taking together.  A prayer for those present asked:
Eternal lamp of love…your message in Scripture
reminds me to take nothing for the journey.
You will provide for me on the journey.
Wherever my path leads, you are there
as I put my toes into my shoes
and walk forward on your mission.
I embrace the whakakitenga of the Sisters of St Joseph:
“Fullness of Life for the Earth and its Peoples.”

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