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Women of Excellence Awards

The Progress Women of Excellence Awards takes place each November. Hosted by the Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis, it honours 7 inspirational women who play an important role in our community. Women at the pinnacle of their professions are recognized in the following categories: Arts and Culture, Communications/Public Affairs, Education and Research, Entrepreneur/Innovator, Health Sport and Wellness, Management and the Professions and Young Women of Distinction.

This year, Progress Women of Excellence is honouring Libby Osgood, recognizing her as a passionate educator and innovative researcher.

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Building a Bridge, by Father James Martin, sj

What a timely little book to introduce into our current society, our sometimes divisive parishes, groups, families, even! Father Martin leads us, through biblical passages and reflective questions, to learn and re-learn sensitivity, respect and compassion in relationships. (Sample: Ps. 139, Question 1: “Think about what it means for you to “be wonderfully made.” Can you praise God, as the Psalmist does? What would your praise look like? The author is speaking to Catholic leaders, to members of the LGBT community and to all of us who claim discipleship with Jesus. 

Building a Bridge, by Father James Martin, sj (HarperCollins, NY: 2017, 144 pages)

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Development and Peace Workshop, Fredericton, NB

Photo: Mary Hanson, Gail McKibbon, Donna LeBlanc, Clarence McKibbon 

On Saturday, October 14th, a diocesan Development and Peace Workshop, organized by Donna LeBlanc, was held at the Msgr Boyd Center in Fredericton, NB. We began with a Gathering Prayer in which all members participated. A student representative form St. Thomas University spoke of his involvement in D & P and his desire to invite other youth to join in. Certificates of Honor were awarded to members who were actively involved for many years and were a great influence on others. Among those recognized were Sister Charlotte Lockhart, Gail and Clarence McKibbon, Miramichi, NB. (Gail is a CND Associate)

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