- August 1, 2006
- Inter-Faith Gathering
A sizeable crowd showed up to Memorial Hall on May 24th to take part in an Inter-Faith Gathering to discuss Religious Faiths and the Poor: Call and Response. Sponsored by Kingston’s religious leaders, the gathering engaged representatives from various faiths to share concerns about poverty and to discuss the challenges of caring for society’s most vulnerable citizens.
- November 7, 2002
- Let's Save Our "Eco"-onomy
Some provincial governments, under encouragement from Alberta and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, are putting forth reasons why Canada should not sign the Kyoto Treaty. The main reason, they claim, is the economy.
- October 15, 2002
- New Book Focuses On Justice
The congregation’s Office of Justice and Peace sponsored the launch of Faith and Freedom: The Life and Times of Bill Ryan SJ, co-written by Kingston writer Jamie Swift. Swift and co-author Bob Chodas spent more than a year researching this detailed biography of a Jesuit priest working for a better world at home and abroad.
- December 17, 2000
- What Is Poverty?
It’s interesting, you know, that as a Roman Catholic Sister I take vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Why would anyone want to take a vow of poverty? Poverty is an evil to be eradicated, or at least struggled against. I don’t particularly like that word for our vow.
- November 27, 2000
- Nourishing The Spirit
Walking down Kingston’s Brock Street, the wind penetrating her thin jacket and dead leaves swirling around her ankles, a young woman looks up to see the simple sign: Martha’s Table. Jessie has been here before. She remembers how difficult it was to pass through that door the first time.