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Congrégation de Notre-Dame in Central America: 50 Years of Missionary Presence in Guatemala

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Montreal, September 3, 2014

Fifty years ago, on December 23, 1964, four sisters of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame started the first mission in Guatemala, in San Francisco la Union in the department of Olintepeque. These four missionaries from the United States were:

Sister St. Laura Marie, Superior (Mary Frances MacIsaac)

Sister St. Marie Joseph (Rita Rompré)

Sister St. Celine Therese (Marie Celine Caufield)

Sister St. Louise Miriam (Louise Virginia Driscoll)

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People's Climate March - September 21, NYC

We March in Their Names
Sunday, September 21 in New York City. Join us.
Canada, United States, Japan,
Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador,
Cameroon, France

QUONNIE ASSOCIATE RETREAT, September 12-14

AT THE QUONNIE ASSOCIATE RETREAT, September 12-14, 2014, five Candidates will become CND Associates:  Suzanne Fandel, Ronnie Gilligan-White, Bernadette Hecth, Jennifer Hollis and Bernadette Pavlowski.  This will occur during the Sept. 13 Saturday afternoon Liturgy (4 pm).  Associates making the retreat will already be present.  Let us rejoice with and keep our five candidates in prayer.

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