5 new directors were appointed for centers of consecrated women
in the US. This action followed the directive given by
Gloria Rodríguez, the general director for the consecrated women, in
Cristina Villaseñor is the
director of the consecrated women working at Overbrook Academy in
Warwick, RI. She is from Guadalajara, Mexico, and has been
consecrated for 14 years.
Kathleen Murphy is the
director of the new center in Cincinnati, OH. She is
from Nova Scotia and has been consecrated for 18 years.
Margarita Martínez is the director in Oxford, MI and is
also director of the Immaculate Conception girls program. Margarita is
from Mexico City and has been consecrated for 16 years.
Mary Smith is now the director of the
consecrated women in Washington DC. She is from California and
has been consecrated for 18 years.
Nohrden is now the director in Atlanta, GA. She is
from Massachusetts and has been consecrated for 14 years.
The Service of Authority and Obedience says that “if the
life of the believer is
entirely a search for God,
every day of life becomes a continual learning of how
to listen to his voice in order to do his
will… One learns to entrust oneself so much to God
and to his Fatherhood, as also to trust in men
and women — his sons and daughters and our brothers
and sisters. In this way the certitude grows that the
Father never abandons anyone, not even when it is necessary
to entrust the care for one´s own life into the
hands of the brothers or sisters and to recognize in
them the sign of his presence and the mediators of
|L-R Cristina Villaseñor, Kathleen Murphy, Margarita Martínez, Mary Smith, Nancy Nohrden|
We pray for the new directors of the consecrated
women, that God will bless their service and that they
will be “signs of his presence and mediators of his
will” for those in their centers.