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Clergy sexual abuse and bursary follow-up
July 14, 2016
Clergy sexual abuse and bursary follow-up

As a follow-up to our conference last September 11 and 12, 2015, entitled “Healing the Church: Diagnosing and Treating the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis” the Healing Violence Committee of the Sisters of Providence wishes to report on the work we have done since that time. 

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

CKWS - Keynote speaker discusses clergy sexual abuse
September 11, 2015
CKWS - Keynote speaker discusses clergy sexual abuse

A special conference was held this morning at the sisters of providence motherhouse — called “Healing the Church.”

We have turned our attention to sexual violence in the church
May 18, 2015
We have turned our attention to sexual violence in the church

The Healing Violence Committee lays out the reasons they ventured into a conference on clergy sexual abuse, and how the September 12, 2015 conference will play out.

Women Do Peace
April 7, 2014
Women Do Peace

You know about best-laid plans? After 10 years of holding great conferences, the Congregation's Healing Violence Committee had sworn off them. But then, a great synergy happened.

New Vision for the Future
April 30, 2012
New Vision for the Future

On October 11, 2011 members of the Healing Violence Committee met at Marillac Villa to reflect upon our 1994 mandate, and upon a new direction to which our Provident God is calling us at this time in our history.

Change Makers
February 21, 2012
Change Makers

The Sisters of Providence are being celebrated as 'Change Makers' - females who have made a difference. 'Change Makers' is a one day photo exhibition that kicks off International Women's Week and will feature Kingstonians making real progress in the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

Protect Yourself in a Wired World
July 20, 2010
Protect Yourself in a Wired World

Canada's leading expert in cyber safety told a Kingston audience that anyone can be a victim of internet crime.

May 5, 2010
Information update concerning the Sisters of Providence Healing Violence Committee

The original committee was called Healing Violence Against Women. Our mandate to provide a major conference every two years over a period of ten years has been copmleted. These conferences, and the smaller workshops we arranged, were well attended.

February 4, 2010
Protect yourself in a Wired World

The rapid rate of technological changes, a part of the society in which we live, leaves many of us feeling a bit dizzy and unable to keep up with the latest innovations.

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