|Sr. Mimose from Haiti lights the candle|
|Sr. Griselda shows us the weaving |
we have put together over the days
in silence. Then those gathered were led in a dance of weaving, hand to hand and eye to eye.
hearts were speaking.
|Gathered around the computer from left|
to right are Srs Rita (Argentina), Sr Jeannette
(Algeria), Sr Marie Pierre (Haiti) and Sr.
|Sr. Jeannette from Algeria addresses|
In the afternoon, the group, gathered in language groups, addressed the question of what they as a Every group had its own individual process and focus, with great variety in ideas while some suggestions were common to several groups. Among the needs that were articulated were: communication both within the group and with a broader public, a co-ordinating group to organize and carry the work forward, a kind of structure that would lead to action, greater collaboration and formation for our sisters in justice issues. One table raised a question regarding how those gathered understood the concept of “working together.” Does it mean collaborating on a single project, strategizing, developing documents and addressing together a single issue? Or does it mean each one working in her own way, in her own context on a single topic the group has identified?group needed to be for the life of the world.
These questions and insights will be brought to the table on Friday, when the threads will be drawn together and plans for the work of JPIC will be drawn up.