November 2, 2008
Meal Providers Face Higher Demand
Meal Providers Face Higher Demand

Bonita McCourt of the Salvation Army Community Services speaks during the October luncheon.

In Kingston you can order an $11 poutine with braised veal cheeks. Or lunch on truffled frites with shaved parmesan and aioli.

July 8, 2007
Poverty Task Force

General Superior elect Sr. Pauline Lally spoke during the Mayor’s Task Force on Poverty held in Kingston April 30, 2007. The speech is reprinted here.

April 30, 2007
Government fails in anti-poverty efforts: interfaith group
Government fails in anti-poverty efforts: interfaith group

Article reprinted with permission from Kingston This Week.

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 solving this issue.

August 1, 2006
Welcome Tara
Welcome Tara

I can’t say for sure what happened to turn my attention to social justice, or why I’m compelled to try to leave the world a better place than I found it.

August 1, 2006
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. Sponsored by Kingston’s religious leaders, the gathering engaged representatives from various faiths to share concerns about poverty and to discuss the challenges of caring for society’s most vulnerable citizens.

November 7, 2002
Let's Save Our "Eco"-onomy

Some provincial governments, under encouragement from Alberta and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, are putting forth reasons why Canada should not sign the Kyoto Treaty. The main reason, they claim, is the economy.

October 15, 2002
New Book Focuses On Justice

The congregation’s Office of Justice and Peace sponsored the launch of Faith and Freedom: The Life and Times of Bill Ryan SJ, co-written by Kingston writer Jamie Swift. Swift and co-author Bob Chodas spent more than a year researching this detailed biography of a Jesuit priest working for a better world at home and abroad.

December 17, 2000
What Is Poverty?

It’s interesting, you know, that as a Roman Catholic Sister I take vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Why would anyone want to take a vow of poverty? Poverty is an evil to be eradicated, or at least struggled against. I don’t particularly like that word for our vow.

November 27, 2000
Nourishing The Spirit

Walking down Kingston’s Brock Street, the wind penetrating her thin jacket and dead leaves swirling around her ankles, a young woman looks up to see the simple sign: Martha’s Table. Jessie has been here before. She remembers how difficult it was to pass through that door the first time.

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