Thriving in Ministry: Learnings from the Life Satisfaction Scale for Apostolic Women Religious is an instrument designed by Sister Clara Kreis, CDP.  She has used this instrument with many women religious communities across the globe and is now expanding it to men religious and their communities.  She is asking us to promote it by sharing with our community and other friends about it.

We would like to ask for your support of our project in which we are extending the LSSAWR to men religious and their communities. In particular, we would appreciate if you could assist us in promoting the International LSSAW/MR Project to members of women and men religious congregations.

Our goal is to receive 2000 LSSAW/MR surveys completed by men religious and about 600 LSSAW/MR surveys completed by women religious.

Those of you who are members of women/men religious congregations we would like to invite you to take the LSSAW/MR survey through this direct link:

If any of you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact her at:  Maria Clara Kreis, CDP, Ph.D., L.P. Visiting Scholar for Thriving in Ministry.

The Life Satisfaction Scale for Apostolic Women Religious (LSSAWR) is an instrument designed by Sr. Maria Clara Kreis, CDP, PhD, LP as a part of her doctoral work at Marquette University. The LSSAWR, with accessibility in English, Spanish, and German, assesses satisfaction levels of Roman Catholic apostolic women religious individually and communally as they discern their ongoing life commitment.

Some of the WPC congregations have used this instrument and found it very helpful!

Barbara McMullen, CDP



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