May 26, 2014
The archdiocesan committee of vocations directors asked religious orders that are active locally to provide brief information about themselves for this issue of the WCR. Here are the responses we received.
Congregation of Notre Dame
Contact: Sr. Sheila Sullivan
Women of faith, women of vision, women of service in the footsteps of Marguerite Bourgeoys
Congregation of the Daughters of Wisdom
Temporary Contact: Sr. Monique Potvin
46 rue Lawton, Blind River ON P0R 1B0
"If you don't take risks for God, you won't give anything worthwhile." (Letter 27, St. Louis Marie of Montfort, founder of the Daughters of Wisdom)
Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement
Contact: Sister Lucinda
11035-92 St., Edmonton T5H 1W5
780-422-7263 ext. 231
Filles de Jesus
Contact: Sr. Marlene Tracy, FJ
Website: www.fillesdejesus.catholique.fr (Please click on the English flag to have it translated into English.)
At the heart of our charism Jesus, in his humanity, reveals to us the love and tenderness of the Father.
Religious of the Virgin Mary
Contact: Sr. Maria Jane Alindajao, RVM
Phone: 780-641-5681 (home); 780-432-0611 (work)
The Religious of the Virgin Mary is the first Filipino religious congregation granted papal recognition.
Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception, SCIC
Contact: Sr. Gertrude Mulholland, SCIC
"God's dream . . . our hope. God's love . . . Our life. With others, awakening to new possibilities."
Sisters of Holy Cross
Contact: Sr. Norma McDonald, CSC
Each sister is called to be present where hope is reborn, where life tries to break through, where love and justice embrace.
Sisters of Providence
Contact: Sr. Mae Valdez, SP
Does your heart beat for Religious Life?
Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul
Contact: Sr. Rita Gleason
We are called to be channels of God's providence in the world through compassionate caring for God's people, especially the poor and oppressed.
Sisters of Charity of Notre Dame d'Evron
Contact: Sr. Rosanne Favreau
A great adventure can be yours. Live the gospel values of love, humility and life giving unity in a simple life of service to the poor.
Ursulines of Jesus
Contact: Sr. Mary Clare Stack
"Here and Now"
Ursulines of Prelate
Contact: Gertrude Sopracolle
Ursulines of St. Angela participate in the ministry of Jesus as "contemplatives in action, educating for life!"
Missionary Oblates of Lacombe Province
Contact: Fr. Mark Blom OMI
The poor are evangelized!
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