Former member of the Community of St Anselm

M’Kenna Gillespie

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M’Kenna Gillespie was a member of the Community of St Anselm in 2018.

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A Protestant and her mother, Mary

“But in this moment, as I sat down to pray, I was neither a Protestant nor Roman Catholic, but a daughter coming before her Father with burdens too heavy to bear, desiring the comforting embrace of her mom, who was over 5,000 miles, a seven-hour time difference, and 26 more days of silence away,” reflects a former Community of St Anselm member on her unexpected encounter with Mary during a recent silent retreat