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CND Engaging Sisters: Virtual Volunteering Ideas

The advice we are seeing for coping with being homebound include scheduling your days very intentionally, thinking of the things that you enjoy doing, and then adding more of those to your day. Ruth Finkelstein, professor at Hunter College’s School of Urban Public Health and executive director of the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging suggests becoming a “virtual” volunteer, perhaps making phone calls to others who may feel isolated and alone. “Feeling like you’re contributing is a good antidote to the messages that are making you feel like you have a problem,” Finkelstein says.

Below are some options compiled by the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament (US) province. Please note: some of the information below may be cut and pasted from the organizations’ websites – we gathered it here only to offer many options.

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News from Visitation Province (Canada)

Greetings from Honduras! 

From across the miles, my heart-thoughts and prayer have been with one and all through this difficult lent and most unusual Easter season. May the gifts of the season help us all as we, as a whole planet, journey to renewed health with a deepened conviction of our inter-connectedness. We are safe and well here in Amarateca, Honduras and being very careful. Please take good care and be well. Unity, solidarity and all good blessings to you and yours.

Lorraine Costello, CND

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400th Anniversary Retreat

The COVID-19 pandemic has upturned our lives and the celebrations planned throughout 2020 for the 400th anniversary of Marguerite Bourgeoys’s birth.

Yet, is this not the ideal time to stop and think about the future of the planet and of all living beings?

Take part in our new online retreat In the Garden of our Common Home with Marguerite and let us journey together…

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