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Sisters Celebrating their 70th Jubilee

Sister Mary Michael Codarini
I knew I wanted to do something for God’s service
 
I knew the Sisters of St. Joseph from my school days. Even though I had some boyfriends as a teenager, I wasn’t serious about them. In my heart I knew I wanted to do something for God’s service by reaching out to others, especially those in need.
 
As I think back over the past 70 years, I realize the wealth of experience I have had.

Associates Commitment Day - May 10, 2014

The Associates Commitment Day was a beautiful spring day with new leaves, birds and sparkling water outside 2 O'Connor Drive.
 
After Mary Huan's welcome, Eva Bowman and Karina Guerra led the morning prayer.

Nuns' residence inspires faith: Hume

Toronto Star, May 12, 2014 — If the recently opened Sisters of St. Joseph Residence is any indication, the 21st-century nunnery is less a community apart than a part of the community.
 
Though not technically a nunnery, the striking new structure at 2 O’Connor Dr. is not only a home with rooms for 58 nuns, it is an exquisite addition to the city.

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

How am I, with my own unique gifts, being called to put them at the service of God’s Kingdom on this earth?
 
This Fourth Sunday after Easter, May 11, 2014, celebrates the 51st World Day of Prayer for Vocations. This is the day when all Christians are invited to reflect on their Baptismal commitment, and to pray for one another and the whole Christian Community.

Sisters’ Residence Receives Design Award

On May 13, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects Inc. received the 2014 Governor General’s Medal in Architecture for their design of the Residence for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto at 2 O’Connor Drive. This award was presented during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.
 
Recipients of this award were chosen by a peer assessment committee. Their comments on the Sisters’ Residence were as follows: "This project shines for the care that was brought in creating a loving environment for the elderly.
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