Joyce Meyer is a Sister of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and served as executive director of the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters, a grant-making organization supporting the works of Catholic sisters globally, from 1999 through October 2011. She worked for five years as a missionary in Zambia, where she taught English at a secretarial college and served as executive director for the Zambia Association of Sisterhoods, the national conference of women religious. She is on the boards of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Medicines for Humanity and the International Foundation of the Good Shepherd Sisters and has served as international liaison to women religious for Global Sisters Report since January 2014.

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Irish laywoman deftly unpacks the mysteries of wisdom for UISG

GSR Today - Months after the UISG plenary, I'm still thinking about Jessie Rogers' talk, "Wisdom for the Synodal Journey," which inspired the assembly to engage in this journey called for by Pope Francis.

New UISG leaders find light and hope in global community of sisters

GSR Today - At the end of the May assembly of the International Union of Superiors General, a new UISG president and council were elected. Here, the new team shares the impact the assembly had on them as new global leaders.

Tilling the hard ground of our defenses and old ways surfaces transformation

GSR Today - In willing to be tilled and our souls brought to the surface, we often become aware of potential desires. What am I seeking, longing for, desiring? What are we as religious communities seeking, longing for, desiring?

Amid UISG plenary's first phase, leaders share stories of loss and hope

GSR Today: The International Union of Superiors General interviewed leaders to explore its plenary theme of "Embracing Vulnerability on the Synodal Journey." As I listened, I was touched by the sisters' openness and humility.