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July 19, 2017
Positive interfaith dialogue important
Positive interfaith dialogue important

Annual conference emphasizes importance of positive interfaith dialogue in spiritual practice.

July 17, 2017
Congratulations Jubilarians for over 370 years of combined religious life!
Congratulations Jubilarians for over 370 years of combined religious life!

Six Sisters of Providence celebrate 50, 60 and 70 years of religious life. As part of the celebration, Sister Sandra Shannon, as the current General Superior, gave an address to the Jubilarians which was followed by a response from this years Jubilarians. 

July 14, 2017
'To build a home': The Sisters of Providence at the time of Canada's confederation
'To build a home': The Sisters of Providence at the time of Canada's confederation

The Archives is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday by reflecting on what life was like for the Sisters of Providence in 1867.

July 6, 2017
Facilitation ventures that feed the spirit
Facilitation ventures that feed the spirit

Facilitation work may entail a great deal of preparation, but the experiences of working with diverse groups on a variety of topics is always a unique adventure that feeds the spirit of both facilitator and groups involved.

July 4, 2017
Gerry Vieveen, Providence Associate
Gerry Vieveen, Providence Associate

Gerry became a Providence Associate in 1993. She was a committed member of the Brantford Group and a devoted friend of Sister Anna Moran.

June 21, 2017
Return of heirloom seeds to indigenous communities that originally cultivated them
Return of heirloom seeds to indigenous communities that originally cultivated them

I was recently asked to participate in a working group called the Community Seed Network, which is a collective of seed savers from across North America who are engaged in sharing seeds rather than selling them. 

June 19, 2017
Lunch to learn about what a living wage means
Lunch to learn about what a living wage means

Sustainable Kingston’s Lunch and Learn hosted Living Wage Kingston on June 14, 2017.

June 2, 2017
Breakthrough for $15 and fairness
Breakthrough for $15 and fairness

A victory in the fight for living wages as the Ontario government has announced an increase in the minimum wage. JPIC staff have supported this campaign locally for many years.

February 17, 2017
Talking Circle reflection
Talking Circle reflection

Recently I found myself at a Community Talking Circle, the first of ten organized by the City of Kingston’s Sesquicentennial Engage for Change project funded by the Government of Canada and facilitated by Three Things Consulting.

February 8, 2017
Resting in God at the Motherhouse
Resting in God at the Motherhouse

An ecumenical Taizé service, shared with neighbours.

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