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The insidious nature of violence

The insidious nature of violence on a daily basis is that we get used to it. We often don’t even notice it. Domestic violence, child abuse, violence in sports and language, the violence of poverty, street crime, racism and even war become background to our daily existence. Until someone we love or know is immediately involved we live with the violence as the natural way of life. Violence is neither natural nor necessary. Our tolerance of violence has been highly developed through intense exposure to it. The start of changing our reality to a more peaceful one is to stop tolerating violence, to stop accepting it as a necessary reality in our lives.

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Movie Recommendations: The Post

The Post, a most timely film reinforcing the need for a free press in a democracy. Meryl Streep, as always, is awesome; she portrays a strong woman, the first female publisher of a major newspaper, make a difficult decision. Tom Hanks is first-rate also. Especially appealing to people who like real stories of real happenings. 

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Montreal Area Gatherings

On Tuesday, January 16th sisters and associates of the Montreal area gathered at the mother house for what proved to be a ‘lived’ experience of the process and the spirit of our provincial Chapter 2017. At this first Area Gathering, Sisters Becky McKenna and Maureen MacIsaac, with the help of Sister Maura McGrath, associate Carl Madigan and JPIC coordinator Monica Lambton, led the group through an experience of the Chapter process, its spirit and ensuing orientations. Maura and Carl shared their personal experiences of being a part of Chapter and being caught by its incredibly positive spirit. 

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