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Sister Maria Florence Sutherland (Maria Francis)

Sister Maria gave so much throughout her years as a teacher, psychologist and companion to many people on their life’s journey. She was a woman of deep faith and lived out her life caring for the needs of others. She was very professional in her ministries and served others with great compassion, love and understanding. Sister Maria was a gifted writer and had a beautiful singing voice. She was involved in the Chebucto Singers and shared this passion with a great niece. Family meant everything to her, she loved watching her nieces and nephews grow up and loved each one deeply.

2021-09-21T14:55:31+00:00By |1 Comment

Sister Marguerite Hagarty (Rita Thomas)

Sister Marguerite started out as first grade teacher in New Jersey, USA and delighted teaching little ones, whom she loved. Later, Sister was involved in parish religious education in Amherst, Bridgewater, Dartmouth, Halifax, and Herring Cove. Her ministry also included spiritual development at Springhill Prison and participation in Diocesan Ministries including the New Beginnings Program. After Sister Marguerite finished her work in parish ministry, she ministered as Hospital Chaplain at the QEll Health Sciences Centre in Halifax until 1997. From 1999 – 2005, Sister was Community Leader at the Sisters of Charity Motherhouse Retirement Community, a ministry for which she is still fondly remembered.

2021-07-26T18:09:31+00:00By |1 Comment


Loved and energized by the One who calls us, we hear the cries of those who suffer and trust the inspiration of the Spirit as we move forward together.

2021-07-28T18:13:34+00:00By |0 Comments


This month’s edition of Charity Alive invites us to consider how life is emerging in us as we see light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel.

2021-06-18T13:08:51+00:00By |Comments Off on Emerging
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