News from Visitation Province (Canada)

Meeting on Eradication of Poverty: On Monday, November 25th, I along with approximately 100 other people had the opportunity to attend a public meeting to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the All – Party Resolution in the House of Commons to eradicate child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. The title of this meeting was: “Good Jobs For All: Fighting Poverty with A Job Guarantee.” Our guest speaker (by Skype) was Pavlina Tcherneva PH.D. Associate Professor of the Economics Program, Brad College, and research Scholar at Levy Economics Institute, Annandale - on Hudson, New York.

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News from Visitation Province (Canada)

On Friday, November 15, Bon Secours Residence had a prayer service for Internationality 2019. The liturgy was taken from the one prepared by the novices and sisters of Cameroon. During the intercessions, a sister held up the flag of that country as we joined in a prayer for the people in that region of the world. Sr. Elizabeth Schratz from Mary of Peace community held the Japanese flag as we prayed for the needs of that country.

Donna Kelly, CND

 

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Troyes Pilgrimage Reflections

As we celebrate the 400th Anniversary of Marguerite Bourgeoys’ birth, there have been different events and activities around the world to mark this milestone. One of these activities initiated by the English-speaking CND associates was a Pilgrimage to Troyes to “Walk in the Footsteps of Marguerite” in her hometown from September 17 - 23. The associates asked me to lead them on this venture and I was more than happy to do so. It was both an honor and a privilege to be part of this event. I would like to share some reflections on the pilgrimage.

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Sisters Silvia Leticia Corea Sagastume, CND and Minkada Onana Brigitte, CND (CND photo, 2013)

 

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Sister Elizabeth King, CND, and Ms Yolande Cormier, associate, walking along the shore during an Associate Relationship meeting in Pensacola, Florida, USA
(Photo Sister Marilyn Doucette, CND, 2009)

 

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