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July 14, 2016
Marking milestones of 50, 60, 70 years
Marking milestones of 50, 60, 70 years

At the International Union of Superiors General meeting I attended in Rome in May, we heard from Sister Mary Sujita, SND from India. Her question to us was, “Who has benefited from your vows?” On reflection I would say both “the others out there” and “community in here.” Let us see how this message relates to our Jubilarians.

July 13, 2016
Suggestions on further steps for healing the church
Suggestions on further steps for healing the church

These suggestions came out of two day-long conferences held in September 2015 on the them of Healing the Church: Addressing the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis." They are made available for your consideration, presented according to theme.

July 5, 2016
Ideas in the barn
Ideas in the barn

In June, Heirloom Seed Sanctuary staff Cate Henderson and Annie Richard were interviewed for a CBC Radio Ideas segment, likely to be broadcast in November. 

July 5, 2016
Embraced by a merciful God: Camrose Associates
Embraced by a merciful God: Camrose Associates

Sr. Jeannette Filthaut organized the Camrose Associates’ meeting at the Star of the North Retreat Centre in St. Albert for the annual retreat on June 6, 2016.

July 5, 2016
The Road to Emmaus: Associates Retreat in Kingston
The Road to Emmaus: Associates Retreat in Kingston

The retreat, directed by Sister Irene Wilson and assisted by Sister Marilyn Kearns and Associate Sheila LaRush, was a time to reflect on mutual collaboration using the Emmaus story as a backdrop.

July 5, 2016
BBQing Associates? That can't be right!
BBQing Associates? That can't be right!

Well, a barbeque with and for Associates is a better guess.

July 5, 2016
Retreat centers as touchstones of mercy
Retreat centers as touchstones of mercy

May 29-June 1, the North American Conference of Oblate Retreat and Renewal Centers (NACORRC) held its 39th annual meeting, hosted this year at King’s House, Belleville, IL. 

June 30, 2016
Sister Anna is honoured by a visit from MPP Sophie Kiwala
Sister Anna is honoured by a visit from MPP Sophie Kiwala

Sister Anna Moran receives a visit from MPP Sophie Kiwala just prior to Sister Anna's 100th birtday.

May 17, 2016
An homage of vigils throughout April
An homage of vigils throughout April

In April, every school in the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board held some version of a social justice vigil – honouring the 20 years of the Friday noon vigil undertaken by the Sisters of Providence with many others from the community.

May 17, 2016
Remembering
Remembering

The second annual memorial service was held on May 9.

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