It’s Advent!

Sisters Catherine MacEachern and Ruth Carr set up the ADVENT wreath for the weekly Mass at Parkland Cape Breton. Sister Ruth decorated and arranged this beautiful wreath and shared it with the Congregation de Notre-Dame Sisters and residents to enjoy during this Advent season. This first Sunday of Advent we light the candle of HOPE as we prepare to celebrate God's promise to be with us always.

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Visitation Central Associates Newsletter

Sister Marijke Gerretsen, CND, is part of the Congregational Leadership Team including the role of liaison with the Central Committee for Associate Relationship. Sister Marijke shared her personal history of Associate Relationship in Japan, Troyes, Canada, and Central America.

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2nd Sunday of Advent 2022

Isaiah 11:1-10 Romans 5:4-9 Matthew 3:1-12

Hi there: My name is Winnie. I was welcomed into Associate Relationship 20 years ago and it was our co-Coordinator Dianne who introduced us to Development & Peace, Caritas Canada 15 years ago. I am currently chair of our Antigonish Diocesan Council. We have been truly blessed by the many who have influenced our lives during our lifetimes, all of whom we are most grateful.

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by our foundress,

Marguerite Bourgeoys

We are dedicated to our mission of liberating education
through prayer, work and community.
We follow Jesus, the Light
of the world.

Sisters Silvia Leticia Corea Sagastume, CND and Minkada Onana Brigitte, CND (CND photo, 2013)


Our Mission

Associate Relationship

Women and men committed to their baptismal call to live Jesus' mission of service, through justice, love and compassion in today's world.

As partners, sisters and associates, faithful to their personal vocation, commit themselves to proclaim by their entire life, the Good News of a God of Love.

To learn more

Sister Elizabeth King, CND, and Ms Yolande Cormier, associate, walking along the shore during an Associate Relationship meeting in Pensacola, Florida, USA
(Photo Sister Marilyn Doucette, CND, 2009)


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