Sunday, May 29, 2016

Women's Ordination Worldwide (WOW) Leaders Gather in Rome to Celebrate Jubilee for Women Priests, Sunday,5-29-16

left to right, Kate McElwee, WOC Italy,, Erin Hanna, WOC USA, Miriam Duigan, WOW, England

Janice Sevre Duszynska, ARCWP, USA, Patricia Brown, England

Victoria, Giulia Bianchi, Italy, Christina Moreira ARCWP, Spain

Women's Ordination Leader Gather in Rome, Begin Celebration of Jubilee for Women Priests Erin Hanna, from USA, Kate McElwee, Italy, Miriam Duignan, England, Pat Brown, England, Janice Sevre Duszynska ARCWP USA,, Christina Moreira, ARCWP Spain, and many others., Giulia Nausicaa Giulia Bianchi photo journalist from Italy joins them at opening meal.

Janice Sevre-Duszynska's Diary: Day 1: The Gathering Meal

Today I was invited to an enjoyable lunch with Erin Hanna and Kate McElwee and her husband Josh at a lovely restaurant at Piazza Rivore along the Tiber. It was a pleasant day with the sun shining and a gentle wind. The seagulls continued their playful revelry in the dancing waters.
When I returned to the hostel, Anna Baranowska of Poland arrived. When she was settled, I showed her around the premises. Then we walked through Trastevere, one of my favorite
Places. Paintings from an art fair and vendors selling their wares permeated throughout the winding vias. What caught my eye were the Spring flower crowns similar to the one I bought at Polish Fest in Milwaukee. We met up with Christina at the restaurant where we recalled the 8 years of Latae Sententiae as well as the joy of Miriam's birthday. What a blessing to share our experiences carrying on as sisters transforming our church!

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