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1. Vigil closing / retrospective

Joe Gunn, the executive director of Citizens for Public Justice (, spoke at the September 17 closing of the silent vigil.

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2. A closing celebration ... and one final vigil

It was fitting that the weather was so beautiful on September 17 and 18 when, after 20 years of fidelity, the silent vigil in solidarity with the poor and so many others, came to an end.

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3. Journey - The end of an era - Autumn 2015

For 20 years, Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, along with other Kingstonians, have held a silent vigil every Friday at noon in front of City Hall.

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4. The B.C. Catholic - Sisters end vigil; protested weekly for two decades - October 19, 2015

A group of sisters who have ended a 20-year vigil for social justice hoped their concerns would stay in the spotlight during the federal election campaign.

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5. Vigil concludes

After 20 years, the silent vigil for social justice ended on Friday, September 18 after a large event the evening before. Thank you to the many many people who joined us in marking this occasion. 

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6. Vigil's silence was golden

"The good that we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain "¦ until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life."

Those 25 words adorn the front of a little leaflet that a small group of us hand to passersby every Friday noon in front of City Hall. We've been standing there every week for 20 years. It's been quite a run.

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7. Weekly social justice vigil concludes after 20 years

In 1995, the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, along with other Kingstonians, decided to hold a silent vigil in front of City Hall; the vigil was an act of solidarity, a way to show opposition and give a voice to poverty and social justice issues in the province and the country. The vigils quickly became a weekly affair, but on Sept. 17, after 20 years, they will come to an end.

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8. Nuns to end public vigil after 20 years

That first gathering in front of City Hall on a November day was to begin a Friday tradition that would last 20 years. The final vigil will take place on Friday, Sept. 18, of this year.

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9. Poverty vigil runs its course

For 20 years, the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul have lined a small corner in front of Kingston’s City Hall to stand in solidarity with the poor and vulnerable in society.

On Sept. 17, the sisters of the Kingston community will celebrate the end of their silent social justice vigil from 5 to 7 p.m.

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10. The Vigil mentioned at Queen's Park

Twice local then-Member of Provincial Parliament raised the vigil in the Ontario Parliament (Queen's Park).

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