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Pondering Life as a Sister?

The Sisters of the Living Word, the Chicago Archdiocesan Vocation Association CAVA), and Sacred Heart Southern Missions (SHSM) are jointly hosting: 

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A discernment experience for women in Holly Springs, Mississippi

Accompanied by Vocation Ministers, the Monday through Friday experience provides a hands-on opportunity to assist those in need while discerning life as a sister. Attendees will reside with sisters from various communities. Service projects include:

  • tutoring children;
  • assisting at a food pantry;
  • cleaning homes for the elderly;
  • repairing damaged homes;
  • serving meals at a soup kitchen.

Dates in 2017 include:
​February 20-24
May 15-19
May 22-26
August 29- Sept. 1
September 18-22

The only costs to attend are the travel to and from Mississippi. Applicants need to book a spot one month prior to the start of a week-long event. To learn more about this opportunity to discern life as a sister, contact: Sharon Glumb, SLW,; 847-577-5972, ext. 233 (office); 601-291-6738 (cell).

Download a flyer or visit the CAVA website.


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