The theme for World Water Day 2019 is ‘Leaving no one behind’. This is an adaptation of the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: as sustainable development progresses, everyone must benefit.
Sister Katherine entered the Sisters of Charity–Halifax on September 8, 1944 and made her First Profession on April 6, 1947. She is an alumna of Mount Saint Vincent University. Sister Katherine began her teaching ministry in Halifax; then went to B.C. where she continued her ministry in teaching and administration for schools in Vancouver, Kelowna and Burnaby. Sister was also involved beyond the classroom, supporting students and parents in a variety of programs and auxiliary groups. After retiring from teaching, Sister continued with Pastoral Ministry at St. Mary’s Parish in Vancouver.
A Sister of Charity for 59 years who was missioned in Brooklyn, Bellmore, Bellerose, Point Lookout and Fresh Meadows, New York, locally in Marillac Residence, Mount Saint Vincent and Elizabeth Seton Residence Wellesley.
A Sister of Charity for 62 years who was missioned in Riverton, NJ; Brooklyn; Patchogue and Bellmore, New York; locally in Quincy, Dover, Needham and Wellesley.
Sister Ellen was active in many ministries teams and committees including, teaching summer school, pastoral work, choir, massage therapy, work with the Diocesan Team, vocations, social justice, and associates. In recent years, she was involved in Peace Quest Cape Breton, Charity Associates, Coal Town Chorus, Family Violence, Victims of Sexual Abuse and Trafficking, Global Concerns, Diocesan Vocational Committees, massage therapy and reki.
Sister Rita was a Sister of Charity for 81 years who was missioned in Westmont, NJ; Dartmouth, NS; Kimberley, BC; Renton, WA.; Brooklyn and Bellmore, NY, locally: St. Peter’s, Dorchester; St. Joseph’s, Needham; Marillac Residence and Elizabeth Seton Residence
Sister Rita taught school in Amherst, N.S.; Brooklyn, N.Y. and Glace Bay, N.S. Sister was also involved with Pastoral Ministries at Seaview Manor and Seton Centre in Glace Bay. Sister Rita was a gentle kind person who always had a positive outlook on life.
Sister Anne taught school in Woodside, New York, and St. Joseph-A. McKay, Halifax. She worked as Pastoral Assistant at St. John Vianney, Lower Sackville. Sister Anne was Provincial Superior, Halifax from 1980-1988. She was active in the parishes of St. Ignatius, Bedford and Saint Mother Theresa, Halifax.