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Healing Violence Committee Comes to Completion
August 7, 2018
Healing Violence Committee Comes to Completion

On June 2nd, 2018, the Healing Violence Committee commemorated 20 years of work guided by their mandate.

Commemorating 20 Years of Healing Violence
March 23, 2018
Commemorating 20 Years of Healing Violence

For the past 20 years, a standing committee established by the Sisters of Providence has been working hard to raise awareness about violence and its underlying causes, and to move to concrete actions to eradicate violence especially against women and children.

Clergy sexual abuse and bursary follow-up
July 14, 2016
Clergy sexual abuse and bursary follow-up

As a follow-up to our conference last September 11 and 12, 2015, entitled “Healing the Church: Diagnosing and Treating the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis” the Healing Violence Committee of the Sisters of Providence wishes to report on the work we have done since that time. 

Suggestions on further steps for healing the church
July 13, 2016
Suggestions on further steps for healing the church

These suggestions came out of two day-long conferences held in September 2015 on the them of Healing the Church: Addressing the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis." They are made available for your consideration, presented according to theme.

Healing the Church 2015
December 9, 2015
Healing the Church 2015

The invitation to heal the church by addressing the crisis in clergy sexual abuse was accepted by more than 320 people who participated in conferences at the Providence Motherhouse September 11-12.

CKWS - Keynote speaker discusses clergy sexual abuse
September 11, 2015
CKWS - Keynote speaker discusses clergy sexual abuse

A special conference was held this morning at the sisters of providence motherhouse — called “Healing the Church.”

We have turned our attention to sexual violence in the church
May 18, 2015
We have turned our attention to sexual violence in the church

The Healing Violence Committee lays out the reasons they ventured into a conference on clergy sexual abuse, and how the September 12, 2015 conference will play out.

Women Do Peace
April 7, 2014
Women Do Peace

You know about best-laid plans? After 10 years of holding great conferences, the Congregation's Healing Violence Committee had sworn off them. But then, a great synergy happened.

New Vision for the Future
April 30, 2012
New Vision for the Future

On October 11, 2011 members of the Healing Violence Committee met at Marillac Villa to reflect upon our 1994 mandate, and upon a new direction to which our Provident God is calling us at this time in our history.

Change Makers
February 21, 2012
Change Makers

The Sisters of Providence are being celebrated as 'Change Makers' - females who have made a difference. 'Change Makers' is a one day photo exhibition that kicks off International Women's Week and will feature Kingstonians making real progress in the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

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