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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.

Miramichi Associates

Congregation de Notre-Dame Associates gathered on the first Sunday of Advent to share and enjoy good company in a spirit of conviviality and good cheer.

As Sister Ellen Hickey used to say, “It is always a happy time when good friends gather together.”

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It’s Advent!

Sisters Catherine MacEachern and Ruth Carr set up the ADVENT wreath for the weekly Mass at Parkland Cape Breton. Sister Ruth decorated and arranged this beautiful wreath and shared it with the Congregation de Notre-Dame Sisters and residents to enjoy during this Advent season. This first Sunday of Advent we light the candle of HOPE as we prepare to celebrate God's promise to be with us always.

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