Welcome to our humble Advent offering! An Advent Reflection Booklet from Loreto Ministries in Australia.
Working with Loreto Ministries here in Australia I am intrigued by the impetus toward union of the two branches of Mary Ward’s Institute and have been blessed (and challenged!) by the invitation to join with Mary Ward educators from around the globe to animate the network of Mary Ward/ Loreto/IBVM/CJ schools. In a spirit of unity and to mark a new liturgical year, I invited a handful of Mary Ward women to contribute reflective pieces that might create the space within our individual and collective hearts for some wondrous thing to be born anew as we ‘wait in joyful hope …’