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Sister Karen Ann chairs Benedictine meeting; Sister Lynn Marie serves as presenter

Blessing of Outgoing Core TeamSister Karen Ann Lortscher and Sister Lynn Marie McKenzie recently returned from the biennial Symposium of the North American Benedictine Vocation and Formation Conference (NABVFC). Sister Karen Ann was elected to the NABVFC Core Team in 2019. For the past two years she has served as Chair, a role which included leading Symposium planning efforts and chairing the event. She completed her two year term at the close of the meeting.

Sister Lynn Marie McKenzie was one of three presenters for the Symposium. She, along with Sister Rosann Ocken, spoke on the conference theme of “Hope for the Future: Trusting God in Uncertain Times.”

The photo above depicts Sister Lynn Marie (foreground at left), as a Monastic Congregation President, blessing the outgoing Core Team members. Sister Karen Ann is at far right. (Photograph courtesy of NABVFC.)

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