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Celebrating Our First American Golden Jubilarian

california3On a beautiful sunny day in California, Saturday May 4th, we celebrated Sr. Francis Maria Monsimer’s Golden Jubilee! The Liturgy , meal and entertainment all took place outdoors decorated with nature’s finest beauty.  We put Sr. Margaret Mary FitzSimons RIP in charge of the weather and the birds!  Her prayers worked as we witnessed three falcons fly overhead, a Mallard duck, mocking birds and many other birds singing who had been rehearsing for weeks!

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A Crowning Achievement

A-6-million-treesThe English/Scottish Province reports on an initiative that marked two significant events - The Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the 200th anniversary of Mary Aikenhead commencing her novitiate in York...

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What My Parents Don't Know @ Internet

what my parents dont know tThe Religious Sisters of Charity in California were recently involved in a Symposium to educate teachers, parents, and youth leaders about how technology is used to traffic young people.  The event was organised by the Southern California Partners for Global Justice...

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UN Commission on the Status of Women

SAM thumbThe United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) took place recently from 4th-15th March.  The theme this year was ‘Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls’. Here Sr Pat Kenny reports on her experience of being there with Sr Suzette Clarke (an Australian RSC).

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Top Marks for St Margaret's!

stmarghealthinspecthumbIt has been quite a year for St Margaret of Scotland Hospice in Clydebank, Scotland.  First the Royal Visit and now it has been top rated by health inspectors. The Healthcare Environment Inspectorate gave St Margaret's Hospice in Clydebank the maximum score of six out of six in every category examined.

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