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July 4, 2017
Gerry Vieveen, Providence Associate
Gerry Vieveen, Providence Associate

Gerry became a Providence Associate in 1993. She was a committed member of the Brantford Group and a devoted friend of Sister Anna Moran.

June 21, 2017
Return of heirloom seeds to indigenous communities that originally cultivated them
Return of heirloom seeds to indigenous communities that originally cultivated them

I was recently asked to participate in a working group called the Community Seed Network, which is a collective of seed savers from across North America who are engaged in sharing seeds rather than selling them. 

June 19, 2017
Lunch to learn about what a living wage means
Lunch to learn about what a living wage means

Sustainable Kingston’s Lunch and Learn hosted Living Wage Kingston on June 14, 2017.

June 2, 2017
Breakthrough for $15 and fairness
Breakthrough for $15 and fairness

A victory in the fight for living wages as the Ontario government has announced an increase in the minimum wage. JPIC staff have supported this campaign locally for many years.

February 17, 2017
Talking Circle reflection
Talking Circle reflection

Recently I found myself at a Community Talking Circle, the first of ten organized by the City of Kingston’s Sesquicentennial Engage for Change project funded by the Government of Canada and facilitated by Three Things Consulting.

February 8, 2017
Resting in God at the Motherhouse
Resting in God at the Motherhouse

An ecumenical Taizé service, shared with neighbours.

February 8, 2017
Encouraged by the passion of seed people
Encouraged by the passion of seed people

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Northeast Organic Farmers Association’s first Seed Conference, in Saratoga Springs, New York.

February 8, 2017
This Lent: Give it up for the Earth
This Lent: Give it up for the Earth

Bridget Doherty and the Anglican Green Group met with MP Bossio to discuss climate change and ask how the party’s election promise of establishing a “pan-Canadian framework for combating climate change” was progressing.

February 7, 2017
A fruitful week facilitating in Prince Albert
A fruitful week facilitating in Prince Albert

Sister Jeannette Filthaut spent a week with the Presentation of Mary Sisters, helping them prepare for their General Chapter in August.

February 2, 2017
The Love of Christ Compels Us
The Love of Christ Compels Us

Sermon for the 2017 Week of Christian Unity offered by Sister Pauline Lally, SP at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Kingston on January 29.

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