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Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Education at St. Michael's

Sr. St. John O'Malley CSJ with students in 1925

Women were first admitted to St. Michael's College in 1911 - 12, a century ago. By the 15th anniversary of their arrival, as Laura Sabia pointed out in her talk to a gathering of SMC alumnae for a Whitsuntide Conference (a series of early 60s conferences meant to balance the longstanding Michaelmas Conference for male-alumni), women students registered in the Faculty of Arts and Science through St. Michael's College already outnumbered the men. That ratio has continued to the present time. But co-education did not come easily to St. Michael's.

Celebrating 60 Years of Catholic Education in Thorold

Sisters Patricia Conway and Sister Margaret McGrath remember their time in Thorold with joy.
On the feast of St. Charles Borromeo, St. Charles Catholic Elementary School in Thorold, Ontario, celebrated its 60th anniversary commemoration.

Oshawa school celebrates 50 years of Catholic education

Sister Conrad Lauber, Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic Secondary School's second pr

Generations of students and teachers gathered recently to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School in Oshawa.

Paul Dwyer Celebrates Anniversary by Honoring the Sisters

Sisters view one of the displays at Paul Dwyer High School.
On Sept. 8, 2012, a bright Sunday afternoon, at 2 pm, Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School in Oshawa kicked off its 50th Anniversary Celebrations with a Mass and Reception to honour the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto. Fifteen Sisters served as administrators and teachers at the school during the period of 1965 to 1991.
Sr. Anne Schenck remembered how the Sisters of St.

Supporting Lay People in their Faith Studies

Sister Jacqueline de Verteuil is the local consultant/advisor to students registered in the Diploma in Ministry Program (DIMP) offered by St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. At the right, she is pictured at the university’s 2011 graduation with the two DIMP graduating students in gowns. Pictured are, left to right, Dan Archie Cummings; Mary MacInnis, Coordinator of Ministry Programs; Catherine Kaloutsky, Bishop Brian Dunn, and Sr. Jacqueline.

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