Peace

Behind the peace pole: truth

Behind the peace pole: truth

BY SISTER PAULINE LALLY In the midst of global tragedies and conflicts, we, Sisters of Providence, erected a simple white peace pole in front of the entrance to our Motherhouse this summer. It has black lettering. And there it stands in simple juxtaposition to the...

Telling a different story about war

Telling a different story about war

Richard Jack. The Second Battle of Ypres, 22 April to 25 May 1915. CWM 19710261-0161. Beaverbrook Collection of War Art. copyright Canadian War MuseumBY JAMIE SWIFT Two oil paintings. Two artists who painted battlefield scenes. Two dramatically different ways of...

For the child taken, for the parent left behind

For the child taken, for the parent left behind

Sister Mary Clare Stack OSU, Sister Jeannette Filthaut SP and Dr. Bob McKeon walking in the closing march of Truth and Reconciliation on a very cold March 30th day in EdmontonBY SISTER JEANNETTE FILTHAUT Listen to your heart * Listen to the Creator * As leaders, as...

Remember Peace?

Remember Peace?

left to right: Sister of Providence Una Byrne, Kingston writer and event moderator Steve Heighton, event organizer Jamie Swift of the JPIC office of the Sisters of Providence and Ottawa writer Heather Menzies.BY JAMIE SWIFT This past November the JPIC office initiated...

Awakening the Dreamer, changing the Dream

Awakening the Dreamer, changing the Dream

Symposium facilitator: Tom PickensBY CHRISTINE ROSS The workshop delivered on its promise to disturb, inspire and force real action on environmental sustainability. Awaking the Dreamer, changing the Dream was held at Providence Motherhouse in Kingston on Saturday,...

Sisters open home to African visitors

Sisters open home to African visitors

left to right: Justin Mabouth (Cameroon), Sr. Joe Eke(Nigeria), Rev. Simeon Muhunga (Congo), and Rev. John Ngabo(Rwanda)BY CHRISTINE ROSS Calling their Kingston experience memorable, four African Prison Chaplains have returned home to share new insights into prison...

Government fails in anti-poverty efforts: interfaith group

Government fails in anti-poverty efforts: interfaith group

Article reprinted with permission from Kingston This Week. BY LYNN REES LAMBERT Local News – Friday, April 20, 2007 Updated @ 8:21:28 AM The provincial government has made progress on the push to wipe out poverty over the last three years, but it is a long way from...

Inter-Faith Gathering

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.Those who have faith and do righteous deeds, – they are the best of creatures. Qur’an, 98:7 A sizeable crowd...