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Congratulations to Sister Anne MacDonald

Congratulations to Sister Anne MacDonald who gave 5000 hours of volunteer service to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Sister Anne received a pin recognizing her dedication at a dinner for volunteers. 

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General Conference – May-June 2017

At this stage of the General Conference, the sisters have heard the reports of the provinces and regions; today they are delving into the theme “Going to the Peripheries” with Mr. Albert Beaudry. This will be followed by a retreat facilitated by the members of the Leadership Team on… leadership! Sunday they will enjoy a well-deserved day off. The General Conference continues until June 7.

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2017 CNWE Conference

2017 CNWE Conference was held May 26-29 at St. Paul University in Ottawa. Over 50 keeners from all across the country spent the weekend exploring the broad theme of Honouring the Past, Keeping Faith in the Present and Shaping the Future. The keynote speaker was Sister Christine Schenk, CSJ, founder of Future Church. Sister Christine is also known for her writing and for her work efforts to have Medicaid extended and expanded to include low-income women and children. (http:www.futurechurch.org). Jessica Heatherington spoke on "More than Care for Creation: Ecotheology and Churches into the Future.” She had some deep questions to offer: What does resurrection look like in a world that promotes massive deforestation and continues ocean pollution? Earth is being crucified. Louise Courville shared her research of courageous women of faith in past times, emphasizing Saint Mary Magdalen, and Sainte Marie de l'Incarnation, intense mystic and artist. Joelle Morgan spoke of “Settler Christians: Facing the Colonial Wound.”

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