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Year of Consecrated Life Video

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Year of Consecrated Life Video

Montreal, January 12, 2015

On this January 12, feast day of saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, foundress of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame, the sisters of the Congregation are marking the Year of Consecrated Life by releasing a short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwE6jv47SfY. In it, Sisters Susan Kidd, Della Gaudet, Réjeanne Bourque and Anne T. Gillis, share a few insights about their vocation, religious life and mission. One will even hear about Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys and how she met the needs of the people of her time – something the Congrégation de Notre-Dame sisters are still committed to today.

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2015 Retreats in Mabou, NS

2015 Retreats in Mabou, NS

DATE

PRESENTER

THEME

July 3-8

Anne Marie Walsh

TBA

July 17-24

Alexandra Kovats

Commitment to Reverence, Hospitality, Creativity

August 24-29

Philip Chircop

TBA

September 11-13

Dolores Hall

TBA

For further info contact St. Joseph Renewal Centre, Mabou, Nova Scotia

E-mail: st.josrctr@ns.sympatico.ca

www.stjosephrenewalcentre.com

Tel: 902-945-2392 Fax: 902-945-2404

About the International Year of Light

On December 20, 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015).

This International Year has been the initiative of a large consortium of scientific bodies together with UNESCO, and will bring together many different stakeholders including scientific societies and unions, educational institutions, technology platforms, non-profit organizations and private sector partners.

In proclaiming an International Year focusing on the topic of light science and its applications, the United Nations has recognized the importance of raising global awareness about how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges in energy, education, agriculture and health.

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