Thursday, October 19, 2017
   
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Recognition

Sisters Donate a Statue to Providence

As a bitter November wind blew, a hardy group huddled under a tent on the grounds of Providence Healthcare to witness the unveiling and blessing of a commemorative sculpture donated by the Sisters of St. Joseph to celebrate that institution’s 150th Anniversary.  Facing them was a sculpture covered in opaque gray plastic and red ribbon. Mary Beth Montcalm, Providence Healthcare’s CEO, welcomed everyone.

St. Augustine’s Honours Sister Annette

Sister Annette Lacroix CSJ, pictured, was awarded the degree of Master of Divinity Honoris Causa on Nov. 19, 2007 at the convocation of St Augustine’s Seminary for the conferring of the Degrees of Master of Divinity, Master of Religious Education and Master of Theological Studies, as well as diplomas in Theological Studies and in Lay Ministry.

Plaques Celebrate Sisters’ Contribution at the House Of Providence

On Oct. 24, 2007, Providence Healthcare and Heritage Toronto held a "Heritage Plaque Presentation Ceremony" in the hall of St. Paul’s Basilica. Unveiled were two plaques celebrating the founding and operation of the original House of Providence 150 years ago by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto. The plaques, which tell the story of the House through text and photos, will be located on the grounds near St. Paul’s.

St. Joseph’s Hospital Sets up ‘Sr. Pat Macaulay Service Award’

St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Comox, B.C. has decided to set up the "Sister Pat Macaulay Service Award" for employees who reflect the hospital’s mission and values in their work.

Rev. Gordon Carter, Director of Pastoral Care, Mission, and Medical Ethics at St. Joseph’s, wrote the following in a letter to Sr. Pat, “Over your many years of ministry at St. Joseph's, you gifted our organization with a wonderful example of a life lived out of your congregation's mission.

Sr. Jean DeLuca Receives Archdiocesan Medal

On Dec. 19, 2006, Sr. Jean DeLuca received the Archdiocesan Medal from Cardinal Alyoysius Ambrozic at the annual Christmas Mass and luncheon for staff at the Catholic Pastoral Centre. Sr. Jean was honoured in appreciation for her 30 years of dedicated service to the separated, divorced and widowed as director of New Beginnings. Sr. Jean, a Sister of St. Joseph, created this program in 1976.

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