12-12 October – SEDOS Autumn Seminar “Contribution of Religious Women to Mission”

At Brothers of Christian Schools, Rome. (Initiative of SEDOS, with the cooperation of JPIC of USG/UISG)

Focus: To raise awareness of the difficulties women religious encounter in doing mission, and to encourage congregations to co-operate more with female congregations.

Speakers and subthemes:

“Place” of Women Religious in history.

Ms. Catherine Marin

(Professor Church history at Catholic Institute of Paris, France)


Mother Mary and her sense of collaboration in mission, Biblical Perspective

Sr. Marie-Hélène Robert, OLA

(Professor Theology at Catholic University of Lyon, France)


Realities and Struggles of Women Religious in Mission

Sr. Kathleen Mc Garvey, OLA

(Provincial Superior in Ireland


Panel: Contribution of Religious Women in Joint Mission

(Different Congregations will take about their cooperation in the Mission)


Schedule: 10.00 to 10.15 prayer and intro;

10.15-11.00 talk;


11.30-12.30 sharing in group


Midday meal at the conference place.


2.15-3.30 talk;


4.00-5.00 sharing in group


Languages: Italian, French, Spanish and English.

Participation fee: 30 euro

Possibility to have midday meal at the Brothers.

If interested please contact: redacsed@sedosmission.org

Mrs. Leila Benassi
SEDOS Secretariat & Communication Dpt.
Via dei Verbiti, 1 — 00154 ROME
Tel. 06.5741350 Fax 06.5755787

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