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Spiritual Mothers: Religious Community Leaders Care for and Guide Sisters to Christ

Top to bottom: Mother Cecilia of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostle, Mother Abbess Maria-Michael Newe of St. Walburga Benedictine Abbey, and Mother Assumpta Long of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist all support their sisters in their spiritual leadership roles.

As spiritual mothers, they emulate the Blessed Mother’s maternal virtues and receive grace to lead their religious families.