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Sister Marie Gillen (John Raymond)

A Sister of Charity for 70 years who was missioned in Brooklyn, NY; Richmond Hill, NY; Riverton, NJ; Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, Nova Scotia; St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia and Middleton, Nova Scotia; locally in Mount Saint Vincent, Wellesley.

2019-08-14T13:37:11+00:00By |4 Comments

Sister Maryalice Boyce

Sister Maryalice Boyce, RN, died peacefully on May 17, 2019 at Eagleridge Hospital, Coquitlam, BC. Born on January 15th, 1932 in Camp Creek, AB she was the daughter of the late James and Grace (Weikel) Boyce.

2019-05-23T13:32:37+00:00By |0 Comments

Sister Agnes Paula Hatchette

Sister Agnes Paula began her teaching ministry in Glace Bay then came to Halifax where she continued in teaching and administration at Saint Mary’s and Saint Stephen’s Schools. In 1968 she was missioned to Mount Saint Vincent University where she worked in Student Services and later joined the Faculty of Education Department. In addition to teaching, Sister was the Co-ordinator of Student Teaching. After retiring from MSVU she was appointed Director of Transportation at the Motherhouse.

2019-04-15T17:44:46+00:00By |1 Comment

Sister Anne Prendergast (Anne Patricia)

A Sister of Charity for 67 years who was missioned in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and Richmond Hill, New York, locally: St. Joseph, Needham, St. Patrick, Lawrence, St. Patrick, Roxbury, Aquinas Junior College, Milton, Marillac and Elizabeth Seton Residences, Wellesley.

2019-04-15T17:38:20+00:00By |4 Comments

World Water Day 2019

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.

2019-03-22T16:50:50+00:00By |Comments Off on World Water Day 2019

Sister Katherine Nickerson (Catherine Josephine)

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.

2019-03-19T16:47:35+00:00By |2 Comments