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Getting to Know Our Neighbours: Village Mosaic

Wesley Mimico United Church: Cross Communication, September-October 2014 newsletter — At the annual WMUC Mission and Outreach Service last March, we welcomed three visitors from Village Mosaic, a community centre for seniors at 2794 Lakeshore Blvd West in New Toronto, sponsored and sustained by Fontbonne Ministries, Sisters of St. Joseph, Toronto.

Village Mosaic receives Gem of the Lakeshore award

For the fifth year in a row, Village Mosaic has been awarded a certificate of nomination as a GEM of the Lakeshore in Etobicoke. This year, this Fontbonne Ministries program was one of 16 organizations who won an engraved crystal shield for being voted the best in their category. Our award was “Best in Culture & Recreation” in south Etobicoke.

Associates in Leadership Gather in North Bay

This year, the Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada Associate/Companion Leadership Committee gathered at the St. Joseph’s Motherhouse in North Bay from June 1-3, 2014.

Love and acceptance in the classroom today

Sisters finally met the students they had been praying for during the last eight weeks of a special Agape program designed by Leah Watkiss and Ann McGowan. This program was incorporated into the religion class taught by St. Joseph's College School chaplain Monica Gondin.
 
Sisters of St. Joseph and the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Loretto Sisters, were eager to meet the 25 Grade 12 students.

Four New Associates

On May 10, 2014, four Associate candidates made their first commitment during the Associates Commitment Day at 2 O'Connor Drive. The new Associates shared their thoughts below:
 
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