A Journey Just Begun: The Story of an Anglican Sisterhood

bySisterhood Of St. John The DivineEditorJane Christmas, Sister Constance Joanna Gefvert

Paperback | February 21, 2015

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A Journey Just Begun tells the story of the only indigenous Canadian Anglican religious order for women, the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine, in a way that celebrates the Sisters' past, describes their present, and looks forward to their future. It focuses on God's transforming love in the lives of the Sisters, and in the lives of those they serve.

The 130-year history of the Sisterhood is explored through the lens of its six Reverend Mothers and in the context of the culture of each era. The monastic life as lived today and into the future is portrayed through the lens of monastic sacred space, specifically the architecture and landscaping of the Sisters' chapels and buildings. Photographs and other creative works by the Sisters (visual arts, poetry, and music) illustrate their past, present, and future.
The Sisterhood of St. John the Divine is an Anglican monastic community founded in Toronto in 1884. During the past 130 years the Sisters have lived a life of prayer and service to the church and the world throughout Canada, pioneering in health care, education, care of the elderly, retreats, and spiritual formation.
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Title:A Journey Just Begun: The Story of an Anglican SisterhoodFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:272 pages, 9 X 9 X 0.59 inShipping dimensions:272 pages, 9 X 9 X 0.59 inPublished:February 21, 2015Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1459723694

ISBN - 13:9781459723696

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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