LCWR spent four days conducting business any large organization requires -- despite the subtext of an ongoing Vatican investigation and orders to reform.
The doctrinal assessment has been discussed in closed sessions and been referred to several times by speakers, but it has not otherwise colored the assembly.
The renewal and change following the Second Vatican Council has led to the issues women religious now face, Franciscan Sr. Nancy Schreck said Thursday.
"In this place of prayer, in this place of faith ... this place is a fertile ground to talk about our love of the Lord."
At their annual meeting, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious will discuss how they plan to react to continued charges of infidelity.