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Sister Mary MacIntyre (Mary Elmer)

She was a well loved teacher who taught school for 41 years in Nova Scotia, Alberta, Labrador and New York. For fifteen of her years in Education she served as Principal in Herring Cove and then in Enfield. Sister Mary was highly respected by her students and their families for her compassionate dedication to learning and her commitment to ensure that every student received the education and personalized support they required to succeed.

2021-05-26T14:05:18+00:00By |2 Comments

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. 

2021-04-20T19:06:10+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
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