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Providence and the Madawaska shoreline
December 9, 2016
Providence and the Madawaska shoreline

Stillpoint sits on the Madawaska River in a picturesque area of the Ottawa Valley. There are five guest rooms. It is a place of silence, in a homelike setting. Two Sisters run the place. Sister Betty Berrigan, Stillpoint’s director, is a Sister of St. Joseph in Canada and her Congregation owns Stillpoint.

Biodegradable caskets as spiritual practice
August 26, 2014
Biodegradable caskets as spiritual practice

Going Green has become a passion for many people. However, the hardest time to adopt environmentally friendly practices has been at the end of life itself.

The most celebrated environmental event worldwide
May 3, 2013
The most celebrated environmental event worldwide

More than six million Canadians join one billion people in over 170 countries in staging events and projects to address local environmental issues. Nearly every school child in Canada takes part in an Earth Day activity. Environmental challenges abound as our daily actions pollute and degrade the fragile environment that humans and wildlife depend on to survive.

Earth Day
June 25, 2009
Earth Day

Sister Shirley Morris and Cate Henderson welcomed visitors to the Greenhouse to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

February 26, 2001
Solidarity With The Earth

We desire and commit ourselves individually and corporately to consciously live non-violently our present reality. This will be manifested in our relationships of mutuality and solidarity with God, ourselves and all creation.

November 26, 1999
Preserving A Taste Of The Past

The following article, which originally appeared in the September 1999 edition of AgriNews, is reproduced here with the permission of the author.

Most drivers passing by the pristine Sisters of Providence buildings on Kingston's Princess Street here would never guess that important horticultural history is being made on the premises.

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