By Frank Flegel
Members of the Saskatchewan Catholic School Boards Association (SCSBA) and the Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan (CHAS) met in conference together from October 20 to 22, 2017. The conference was themed Ministering to God’s Beloved: serving and learning from those who are vulnerable.
All the keynote speakers spoke to the sub-theme of vulnerability. The opening keynote speaker was Anne Butler, Executive Director and Founder of Interior by Design Associates: Cultivating Wholeheartedness in Healthcare. She talked about the beauty of vulnerability and described her own struggles with imperfectness. “We need to cultivate the vulnerability in ourselves, and recognize the beauty in that. It’s a good reflective practice,” she said. “We resist vulnerability because it reminds us of our frailty.” She reminded her audience that we are born with an inner beauty, created in the image of God. In Session 2 the next day, she talked about embracing the...Read More