Healing Violence stories

Commemorating 20 Years of Healing Violence

Commemorating 20 Years of Healing Violence

BY SISTER FRANCES O'BRIEN Sister Frances O’Brien, a member of the Healing Violence Committee, recalls the great works of the committee. For the past 20 years, a standing committee established by the Sisters of Providence has been working hard to raise awareness about...

Clergy sexual abuse and bursary follow-up

Clergy sexual abuse and bursary follow-up

From left: Keynote speaker Sister Nuala Kenny MD, Sister Frances O'Brien SP, Barbara Baker, Sister Marie Dundon SP, Christine DiZazzo, Carol Groten, Friar Ed Debono OFM Conv., Sister Catherine Casey SP, Sister Margo Shafer SP.As a follow-up to our conference last...

Healing the Church 2015

Healing the Church 2015

Healing the Kingston church   The invitation to heal the church by addressing the crisis in clergy sexual abuse was accepted by more than 320 people who participated in conferences at the Providence Motherhouse September 11-12. The response was a heartwarming...

Women Do Peace

Women Do Peace

Keynote speaker Erna Paris. Her address is available at ernaparis.comBY LOUISE SLOBODIAN You know about best-laid plans? After 10 years of holding great conferences, the Congregation's Healing Violence Committee had sworn off them. But then, a great synergy happened....

Change Makers

Change Makers

BY CHRISTINE ROSS The Sisters of Providence are being celebrated as 'Change Makers' - females who have made a difference. 'Change Makers' is a one day photo exhibition that kicks off International Women's Week and will feature Kingstonians making real progress in the...

Protect Yourself in a Wired World

Protect Yourself in a Wired World

Rob Nickel is globally recognized as an expert in the field of undercover investigations as they relate to the Internet.BY CHRISTINE ROSS Canada's leading expert in cyber safety told a Kingston audience that anyone can be a victim of internet crime. Rob Nickel, a...