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From Violent to Violet – a Way to Protest

Sister Cathy sews squares for the Violet Protest -- a project that aims to let American congressmen and congresswomen know that so many people support the core values of compassion, compromise, and country over corporate influence. 

2021-04-16T19:29:02+00:00By |Comments Off on From Violent to Violet – a Way to Protest

Book Review: A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind by Harriet A. Washington

In her 2019 book A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind, medical ethicist and writer Harriet A. Washington sheds light on the higher rates of environmental poisoning in communities of colour in the United States that have led to a decrease in IQ and an increase of health concerns, behavioural issues, and even crime.

2021-04-15T19:08:55+00:00By |Comments Off on Book Review: A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind by Harriet A. Washington

From the Archives

Inspiring Sister -- Sister Mary Emmanuel Sullivan, whose decades of work have laid a valuable foundation for Sisters of Charity – Halifax Congregational Archives. 

2021-04-15T18:34:22+00:00By |Comments Off on From the Archives

Reflections on our Chapter Statement

Sisters Anne Harvey, Mary Beth Moore, Judith Park and Margaret Coppenrath reflect on the Chapter Statement that shapes the vision of our Congregation for the next six years.

2021-04-16T18:48:31+00:00By |Comments Off on Reflections on our Chapter Statement

A Post-Pandemic Church: Prophetic Possibilities

The 2020 Chapter call to “…embrace our own vulnerability, trust the presence of the Spirit …and commit ourselves to …care for one another…” had special meaning for me because it came in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic as I was completing my third book on healing the Church from the wounds of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. 

2021-04-16T18:51:35+00:00By |Comments Off on A Post-Pandemic Church: Prophetic Possibilities

“To be or not to be” – or to Be Transformed!

If your heart is full of faith and still fearlessly open to exploring the energy of transformation of religious life (even if we have to pass through some forms of completion), then read on!

2021-04-16T19:17:26+00:00By |Comments Off on “To be or not to be” – or to Be Transformed!

An Associate Story: The Circle of Charity

The path I am following today I believe was influenced by my connection to the Sisters of Charity.  I started as a Palliative Care volunteer at our local hospital.  I was invited to join the Hospice Board six years ago.  

2021-02-11T19:25:02+00:00By |Comments Off on An Associate Story: The Circle of Charity
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