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Maison Saint-Gabriel's Exciting Project for Montréal’s 375th Anniversary

Maison Saint-Gabriel, Museum and Historic Site, with the South-West, Verdun, Lasalle and Lachine boroughs, and Maison Nivard-De Saint-Dizier, museum and archeological site, the Fleming Mill and the Lachine Museum, are proud to collaborate with the Society for the Celebrations of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary in an exciting project that will be launched in April 2017. It consists of a visual and sound route along the Saint Lawrence River, between Maison Saint-Gabriel, Museum and Historic Site, and the Lachine Museum. Via a mobile application and a series of explanatory panels along the way, this route will focus on the history and the people of this area.

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A Stand Against Solitary Confinement

Dear Sisters and Associates,

There is a great DVD called Breaking Down the Box. It is effective in showing the terrible effects of solitary confinement. Both issues Death Penalty and Solitary Confinement as a form of torture are Province Corporate Stands.  

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News from Visitation Province

Resources for Lent…

New app from Our Sunday Visitor designed especially for the Year of Mercy. Our Sunday Visitor’s 365 Days to Mercy app, free in the iTunes and Google Play app stores, is designed to accompany you on a spiritual journey during the Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis. There is a thought for every day of the year of Mercy... not developed much... but one for morning and evening. Also, an app “a Year of Mercy” with Pope Francis (384 pgs.) from Sunday Visitor. https://www.osv.com. Georgina MacInnis, CND

The Lenten Reflection Guide from the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns contains reflections, questions, prayers, and actions based on each week’s Gospel reading and the teachings of Pope Francis in his latest encyclical, Laudato Si’. Find it and download – free – at www.maryknollogc.org. Becky McKenna, CND 

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