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Marguerite Bourgeoys: Woman of Contemplation and Compassion

The anniversary of Marguerite’s 400th birthday is drawing near! For many months now, sisters and associates in our Province have been very involved in so many ways recognizing and celebrating the 400th Anniversary of Marguerite’s birth.

We are very pleased to distribute the reprint and translation of the book Marguerite Bourgeoys: Woman of Contemplation and Compassion. Initially published by Sister Denise Lamarche in 2007, the book was inspired by the beautiful statue of Marguerite with a sheaf of wheat at Maison Saint-Gabriel. 

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Sr. Dorothy Maher's 90th birthday.

On January 14, Sr. Dorothy Maher celebrated her 90th birthday. The sisters from Mary of Peace were joined by the Sisters from de Sève Residence at 3:00 p.m. for a glass of wine, cake and ice cream. A grand time was had by all as we fêted Sr. Dorothy on this her very special day.

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – January 18-25, 2020

Theme chosen for this year is: They showed us unusual kindness. (Acts 28:2)

Christian Unity Week has been observed since 1908. This year the invitation is to show hospitality and welcome, and risk dialogue with persons who do not share our faith, our culture, customs, traditions or language. Unusual kindness may include attentive listening, and compassionate care. For us, moving to the peripheries showing unusual kindness may be a way for us to promote unity as well as praying for it.

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