Last November 2019, before any of us heard the word pandemic, Sister Martha Westwater pursued an independent research project that caught her attention. The topic she researched: The Evolving Spirituality of a Sister of Charity-Halifax. In this 50 page paper, she shares her perspective on how the faith of Elizabeth Seton, integrated and codified in an order of the day for the new community, became the foundation of the Prayer-Work symbiosis which was the basis of our spirituality for nearly one 150 years … By taking us along on this path from the past to present day, Martha invites us all to consider what are the connections that are important in our past and how our present is continually opening a path forward in our quest for God. It is our hope that together we will with intention continue this journey (from the Preface) …

We are grateful to Martha for her willingness to share her passion for research and curiosity about the quest for God with us.

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