Year of Prayer - January 29

Facing the Unknown

Rebecca feels the breeze stirring the ribbons on your travel-hat and soon you will be summonedALL ABOARD!Sophie consents at last, and blesses you.How painful these last moments!vineyard – and tumbril – weighupon your lonely sacrifice, as France recedes and Indians call in language quite unknown; but very soon they’ll know you through and through,Woman who always prays! Pray then for us; we toobring the essential from our heritageleaving the rest, as we set sailfor new life, a new land. Dorothea Hewlett, RSCJ, Province of Australia – New ZealandImage: Patricia Reid, RSCJ, Province of the United States – Canada