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We are called … If our planet appears increasingly as a large, richly diverse open book; it remains no less fragile and divided. We are called to act there where the drama of exclusion, exploitation and misery is lived. While questioning attitudes that are arrogant, contemptuous and unjust, we are called to contribute to more harmonious relations between individuals and peoples, towards a peace that respects the large human family and that will endure. We are invited to act close to home in our local milieu as well as beyond our borders. We are also invited to work in partnership with others in a spirit of non-competitiveness and openness. The Policy for Donations, adopted by the General Conference in 2005, helps light the way as the Congregation answers these calls. (Policy for Donations, 2005‐2010, Congregation of Notre Dame, p. 2)

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Spirituality Group

This newly formed group of 6 volunteers from across Visitation Province connected for the first time by way of a conference call on May 26th. This group originated as a response to feedback and suggestions received at our last Province Chapter.

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300 Years of Religious Profession!

The Congregation of Notre Dame Sisters and families gathered on Sunday June 29 to celebrate 300 years of religious profession! Two of the jubilarians were part of the move from the Notre Dame Convent on Sydney Street to their new home, Notre Dame Community at Andrews of Charlottetown who graciously hosted the open house. In a time when commitment is challenging for many, these women have adapted to change for some time. Teachers, parish pastoral associates, artists and missionaries, they continue to say “yes” to God’s invitation to life and to ministry.

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