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2015 International Year of Soils

The 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly declared 2015 International Year of Soils (IYS 2015). The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was nominated to implement IYS 2015, within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership and in collaboration with governments and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

 

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Peace & Justice News - Blessed Sacrament Province

Dear Sisters and Associates, I strongly encourage our Province’s continued participation in the Congregation of Notre Dame effort to address Climate Change. We got off to a great start in September at the Climate March. Many also participated in the Our Voices campaign and in the Global Chorus. Later, in several locations including Wilton we actively participated in the Light for Lima Prayer Vigil.

 

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2015 Guided Retreats at Bethany Centre, Antigonish, NS

This notice comes to let you know of the upcoming retreats in which there is still space available. The deadline for registering before notice of cancellation is February 21, 2015. It will be necessary to cancel the July retreat if we do not get more registrations.

Sr. Rachel MacNeil, csm bethanycenter@themarthas.com

Mar. 17 – 25

Director: Dolores Hall

Theme: Amazing Peace: Interior peace is a global responsibility

July 7 – 15

Director: Alexandra Kovats, csip

Theme: Praying the Universe Story: Implications for our Spirituality and Vowed Life

 Sep. 29 – Oct. 7

Director: Carol Marozzi, csj

Theme: The Power of Forgiveness 

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