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Non-Violence: Pacifism or Passivity?

What answer do you give to the question:  Does being pacific mean being passive? Let’s look at some examples:

We know Martin Luther King was pacific but certainly not passive. Not only did he act but gathered thousands to act with him in a non-violent manner to gain the human and constitutional rights of the black Americans.

Look at Ann Frank: in the midst of her doom, she chose life. She believed in the goodness of humanity and left us an inspiring written legacy. That was action.

Sister Virginia Varley: New Chair of ICA

Virginia Varley, a Sister of St Joseph of Toronto since 1947, is an educator, an administrator, an artist and a spiritual director. In May of 2006 she was elected Chair of the Institute for Cultural Affairs of Canada; she had been a member of the Board since 2000.

Sister Divinia’s First Profession

On Sept. 7, 2006, after two years of Novitiate, Sister Divinia Pedro celebrated her first profession at Morrow Park chapel with members of her congregation and her family. The rite was incorporated into a Mass celebrated by Fr. Richard Macdonald SJ. Concelebrants included Fathers Chris Iredale CSB, Scott Lewis SJ and John Weelink.

Sisters Install Their 2006 Leadership Team

On June 29 in Morrow Park’s chapel, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto installed their new Leadership Team, pictured right: (front row, l-r) Sister Margaret Myatt, Congregational Leader and her council: Sisters Annette Lacroix, (back row, l-r) Mary Mettler, Thérèse Meunier and Theresa Rodgers.

Tyndale University College and Seminiary to Acquire Morrow Park

The following is a press release from the Sisters of St. Joseph and Tyndale University College & Seminary.

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