What makes gratitude so important? Gratitude is an approach to life which recognizes everything as gift. It is a deeply Christian virtue, a recognition that life in all its aspects is not a right to be claimed but a gift to be received.
Every year we familiarly celebrate the seasons of Advent, Lent, and Easter with their rich and reflective liturgies. Now, thanks to our ecumenical sisters and brothers we have been given an opportunity to celebrate a new liturgical season, the Season of Creation.
This year, 2020, there are eight Sisters who are celebrating their 90th birthday.
Parks Canada declared the site of the former Shubenacadie Residential School a national historic site
The nomination was made by the co-chair of the Tripartite Culture and Heritage Working Committee of the Mi’kmaq-Nova Scotia-Canada Tripartite Forum on behalf of the survivors of the school and their families.
We have already been introduced to the first six in our August and September issue of Charity Alive. This month we would love to introduce the others.
Thanksgiving at St. Monica’s Convent, Middleton, NS, 1969.
Over the years, Sister Mary taught in Cape Breton, Halifax and Dartmouth, specializing in Home Economics, Elementary Education and Reading Resource. She served on the Provincial Elementary Language Arts Curriculum Committee. Following her time in education, Sister worked in parish ministry at Saint Stephen and St. John the Baptist parishes in Halifax.
Have you noticed that often life happens when we’re planning other things? A collaborative article about our encounters with others.
Letters of gratitude to all who have sent donations for the ministry with the Venezuelan migrants in Chiclayo and La Victoria, Peru
This year, 2020, there are three sisters who are celebrating their 95th birthday. We thought it might be good for you to meet them.