Advent in Kingston

On Saturday evening we had a beautiful prayer service in the chapel to begin the season Advent. The theme this year chosen by our Liturgy Committee is Awaken to the Reckless, Cosmic Love of God. During the service, Sister Frances O'Brien, SP, delivered a stirring reflection on the theme where she related it to the times in which we live.

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Movie Recommendation: “She Said”

“She Said” based on the book details the work of two young women journalists with the New York Times who are investigating the issue of sexual abuse and harassment in the workplace. It leads them to the many women who over the decades experienced this at the hands of Harvey Weinstein covered up by some of his colleagues. It captures the shame, fear and courage of these women to step forward in the face of non-disclosure agreements, career limitations and threats. This has empowered other women who have or are experiencing abuse in the workplace to flag it, providing much of the stimulus for the MeToo movement. The descriptions of the abuse are verbal and not visually depicted.

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women will mark the launch of the UNiTE campaign (Nov 25-Dec 10) — an initiative of 16 days of activism concluding on the day that commemorates the International Human Rights Day (10 December).

This campaign, led by the UN Secretary-General and UN Women since 2008, aims to prevent and eliminate violence against women and girls around the world, calling for global action to increase awareness, promote advocacy and create opportunities for discussion on challenges and solutions.

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Inspired
by our foundress,

Marguerite Bourgeoys

We are dedicated to our mission of liberating education
through prayer, work and community.
We follow Jesus, the Light
of the world.

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

 

Our Mission

Associate Relationship

Women and men committed to their baptismal call to live Jesus' mission of service, through justice, love and compassion in today's world.

As partners, sisters and associates, faithful to their personal vocation, commit themselves to proclaim by their entire life, the Good News of a God of Love.

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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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Office hours: monday to friday from 8:30 to 4:30 pm

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2330 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H3H 1G8

Phone: 514-931-5891
Fax: 514-931-2915
Email: cnd@cnd-m.org

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