Summer 2014 Providence Pages
In this issue, you will find articles addressing:
- The Jubilee celebrations of Sisters with 50, 60 and 70 years in the Congregation
- Recognition of Sr. Sheila Langton’s leadership in Catholic healthcare
- The Chapter meeting in April 2015, and the pre-Chapter gathering currently taking place
- “Going out green”
- The Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings in Edmonton
- Celebrations of 30 years of Changing Together
- A tale of two pictures and how war is depicted
- A spirits-up ecology story of abundance
- Providence Spirituality Centre possibilities for September and October
- In Memoriams of three dear Sisters and a pioneer associate who have returned to God: Associate Ann Ford and Sisters Mary Alberta Gallagher, Rose Healy and Marlene Schuster
- Look to the seed – a spirits-up ecology story
The theme of a recent workshop was “Abundance: out of scarcity through the lens of Providence,” a title to which I was drawn, since I live in a culture of scarcity, but my reality out in the fields is one of abundance.
- Renewal and Celebration Series: Founders of the Kingston Congregation
The Associates formation program continued in March with a day focused on the Kingston founders of the Congregation.
- For the child taken, for the parent left behind
Listen to your heart * Listen to the Creator * As leaders, as women, we have to be strong to stand alone and we have to move forward * Go beyond the evil dark energy * Put your children close to your heart * If you don’t have an elder adopt one to learn from them.
- Telling a different story about war
Two oil paintings. Two artists who painted battlefield scenes. Two dramatically different ways of telling a story.
- 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.