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Two Movie Recommendations

Both of these are finely acted and deal with issues of faith and identity unfolding as mysteries in terms of choices to be made. Although there are glimpses of hope and redemption, they deal with some difficult realities, one with the Holocaust in Poland and one with clerical sexual abuse in Ireland. IDA, which is nominated for an Oscar as best foreign film, is set in 1960s in Poland and involves a young woman left as an infant and raised by a community of nuns. Upon approaching final profession within the community, she discovers she was from a Jewish family. CALVARY is set in a small town in Ireland and concerns a priest who is told in the confessional that within a week he will be killed by someone seeking revenge: someone who suffered sexual abuse as a child by another priest. Both of these likely available as ppv by your tv provider.

Visitation East Associate Relationship position of part-time co-coordinator

As was previously announced, Winnie Odo will be completing her mandate as co-coordinator in the East in June.

Sisters and associates who may be interested and feel called to discern the possibility of becoming a co-coordinator, or would like to nominate someone who is eligible, is reminded to submit names to Sr. Nina Glinski ( by February 28, 2015. We ask that you keep in prayer those who are considering offering their name to be part of the discernment process.

Peace and blessings during Lent!

Source of Living Water - Online Retreat

"Source of Living Water," a retreat prepared by Marie Azzarello, CND and Rachel Gaudreau, CND, will invite us in the midst of our busy lives to rest awhile in the centre of our being.

Beginning Sunday, February 22, “Source of Living Water” offers a daily reflection for five weeks using reflections and art work of Marie and Rachel.

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