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Global sisters explore models of effective leadership

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Mercy Sister Mary Patricia Garvin opened day three of a global gathering of women religious leaders here exploring the gathering’s theme of effective service leadership.

In a talk entitled “Graced Companionship: A Metaphor for Religious Leadership Today,” Garvin used Jesus at the primary model for leadership. She called him a graced companion “par excellance!”

LCWR leader to receive honorary doctorate

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The immediate past leader of the main group of U.S. Catholic sisters is to receive an honorary doctorate from Jesuit-run Fairfield University.

Sr. Pat Farrell, the past president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws at the Connecticut institution's annual commencement, the university announced Friday.

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