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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.

Fontbonne Ministries: A New Online Presence

Fontbonne Ministries began producing our regular  newsletter, Springs of Hope, in 2005. We wanted to use Springs of Hope to share stories from our ministries with you, our friends and supporters. Since that time, we have developed a new logo and a new set of brochures, added two ministries and have started to use social media in order to communicate news and events. 
 
We decided that it was time to update our web presence to include some features that would help us bring our ministries to life.

A Tradition of Caring

Toronto Star, April 5, 2014 — Providence Healthcare's tradition of providing compassionate care hearkens back more than 150 years, when the organization was established by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto, a Roman Catholic congregation of Sisters from France.
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