Emerging stronger from the pandemic: A message from leaders of Canada’s religious communities

The second wave of COVID-19 is spreading and forcing us to make new efforts of solidarity. Like you, we have gone through the last months of the pandemic facing the same challenges as you have been facing. The outbreaks in our infirmaries and residences have caused us to lose sisters

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Sisters of St. Martha unveil plans for Bethany Centennial Garden

On Sept. 21, the Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, unveiled plans for Bethany Centennial Garden, the site on which Bethany, their motherhouse stood for almost 100 years. Sept. 21 marks the anniversary of the congregation moving from their original motherhouse on the campus of St. Francis

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CCFP meets in New York

The Company of Charity Formation Personnel (CCFP) met this week at Bishop Malloy Retreat House in Jamaica Estates, New York. Participants included vocation ministers, formation directors, and associate directors from Sisters of Charity Federation congregations in the United States and Canada. The first day’s agenda included orientation for new members,

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Canadian Religious Conference statement on elections

The holding of elections in Canada reminds us of how lucky we are to live in a democratic country and highlights our responsibilities as voters. To vote is to express the values ​​and principles that inhabit us and that we wish to see embodied in the action of our elected

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Celebrating CWR’s 25th anniversary

The Sisters of Charity Federation was well represented at the 25th anniversary conference of Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) in Mesa, Arizona, this week. Those attending included communications and development personnel from seven federation member congregations; Sister Grace Hartzog, SC (Greensburg), federation executive director; and Susan Oxley, federation communications coordinator.

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Sisters of St. Martha elect new leaders

The Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, have announced the election of their new congregational leadership team for 2019-2024. Above (from left): Sister Joanne O’Regan, CSM, councillor; Sister Florence Kennedy, CSM, councillor; Sister Brendalee Boisvert, CSM, congregation leader; Sister Donna Brady, CSM, councillor and assistant Leader. The

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Sisters of St. Martha support community housing project

  The Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, are an active member of the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society (AAHS). On Oct. 20, the AAHS celebrated the official opening of phase two of Riverside Estates, a multi-family complex. Sister Stella Chafe, CSM, spoke on behalf of the congregation.

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