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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:
 

Ronald's Story from Honduras

Sister Pat Dowling is a Sister of St. Joseph in ministry with L’Arche in Honduras. She tells the story of Ronald, a boy in the village of Choluteca, and how they were able to assist him over the years…
 
On arriving in Choluteca and visiting neighbours, I found Ronald, a child in the corner of a hut with a dirt floor, listening to the radio and repeating what he heard.
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