Archived News.

Archived News

2009

Photo of some of the confirmandi with the Bishop.Catechesis and Christmas Preparation, Tarija, Bolivia — December 2009
Life in the FCJ community in Tarija, Bolivia, has been happily busy. There has been preparation for First Communion and Confirmation in the parish and now it is Advent and preparation for Christmas. Confirmation took place on 5th December ... Christmas preparation continues at the Colmena, (a rehabilitation centre near Tarija, where Sr Terry works).     Read more ...

Logo of Madeleine d'Houët School.Congratulations to École Madeleine d'Houet, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
École Madeleine d'Houet is a school operated by the Calgary Catholic School Board and named in honour of the foundress of the Sisters, Faithful, Companions of Jesus: Marie Madeleine d'Houet. In November 2009. the school was nominated for the 2009 YMCA Peace Medal for 'sharing education with the children of Belize by ...     Read more ...

Some of the FCJs in Salta.Celebration of 25 years of FCJ Presence in Argentina — September 22, 2009
Thank you very much for all the good wishes and prayers we received the day that we, the sisters living in Argentina, celebrated the 25th anniversary of the arrival of the FCJs in Argentina, in the person of Sr. Mary Cavanagh RIP. Around mid-day a strong southeasterly wind began blowing and all the dust began forming clouds; this made it difficult to walk or to see, a veritable dust storm!   Read more ...

Entrance to St. Philomena School.St. Philomena School honoured — September 21, 2009
Loud cheers and proud smiles marked Friday afternoon at St. Philomena School (Portsmouth, RI) when Principal Donna Bettencourt-Glavin announced that the school was the only one in Rhode Island to be named a 2009 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. The celebration coincided with the birthday of Marie Madeleine...      Read more ...

A portion of the 125th Anniversary logo.125th Anniversary of the Calgary Catholic School District — August 25, 2009
The 2009-2010 School Year marks the 125th Anniversary of the Calgary Catholic School District. Mother Mary Greene, fcJ led St. Mary’s School as the first teacher, principal and superintendent of Calgary Catholic School Division. She was instrumental in developing the teacher certificate program, held the first official teaching certificate issued in Alberta and ...     Read more ...

In the recording studio.Beneath the Beat ... HipHop Music in Tarija, Bolivia
Heros De Pago, a 17 year old Bolivian boy who is without family of any kind, is intrigued with Hip-Hop music. He listens to this music and frequently asks for translations of various words and phrases.  He writes his own hip-hop words and in June 2009 had the opportunity to be recorded thanks to the Ignatian based radio station in Tarija, ACLO ...       Read more ...

Closeup photo of a portion of a Native totem pole.Visiting Moricetown, BC, CANADA from Tarija, BOLIVIA
Terry Smith fcJ, currently on mission in Tarija, Bolivia, was on a home visit in July. She took the opportunity to visit Moricetown where she had been missioned for many years. In Terry’s own words she had a ‘FABULOUS visit’. Terry met many friends and, with Mary Shea, was able to go to Moricetown Canyon to experience a little of the Opening of the Fish Season Barbecue.      Read more ...

Entrance to St. Philomena School.Article by Alicia Perez fcJ published in ABC Revista — June 2009
ABC Revista is a monthly magazine produced in Salta, Argentina. Alicia Perez was featured in the June edition when she contributed an article on science and religion. The online version of her article can be accessed. An English translation of the abstract reads: For many centuries ... faith and reason have been treated as opposing concepts, and any attempt to integrate them...     Read more ...

 

Closure of the St. Philomena Convent Building, Portsmouth, RI, USA
June 27, 2009   More ...

Day of Prayer for Vocations, Salta, Argentina, May 2009  More ...

Spiritual Direction Training Program in Durham, North Carolina  More ...

Marguerite Goddard receives Award from the city of Salta, Argentina as
Salta celebrates its 427 anniversary!  More ...

Companionship, Collaboration and Mutuality
The Pastor as Spiritual Guide, a renewal program for pastors in Durham, NC, USA  More ...

Madeleine Gregg fcJ and the Faculty of MAP, University of Alabama, USA receive the
“Certificate of Distinction” from the International Reading Association.  More ...

Bolivian celebration of the Carnaval, Palm Sunday and the Easter Triduum.  More ...

Cultural Festival in Tarija, Bolivia April 2009.  More ...

Two Provinces of the Society now have electronic newsletters.
The Province of the Americas and the Province of Asia-Australia.

Sr. Cecily fcJ receives an Award for her Contribution to Education.  More ...

2008

20 Years of FCJ Presence in Bolivia   More ...

Tree planting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.   More ...

New School in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada named after Mother Margaret Mary
honours her and the FCJ sisters
for their commitment to Catholic education.   More ...

Celebrations honouring Marie Madeleine, Portsmouth USA, April 2008.    More ...

Celebrating Marie Madeleine - Calgary, Alberta, Canada.    More ...

Celebration of Marie Madeleine in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.    More ...

Centro de Atención Multiple "Maria Magdalena" in Clodomira, Argentina
and the parish of Our Lady of La Salette in La Banda, Argentina
celebrate the heritage left us by Marie Madeleine.    More ...

150th Anniversary celebrations in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.    More ...

150th Anniversary celebrations in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
included the commitment of three new Companions in Mission.    More ...

150th Anniversary celebrations in Salta, Argentina, April 5, 2008.    More ...

Provincial Chapter of the Province of The Americas, 2008, including a Province celebration
of a dual anniversary: 150 years since the death of Marie Madeleine,
and 125 years since 8 sisters arrived in The Americas, in Canada.    More ...

Account of Provincial Chapter 2008      More.

2007

FCJs present at opening of Ireland Park, Toronto, Canada, June 2007    More ...

LCWR Assembly and Public Prayer for Peace, August 1-4, 2007.    More ...

The Consultative Meeting was held from18 – 29 July 2007
at St Philomena Convent, Rhode Island, USA.    More ...

Two FCJ Sisters receive Civic Awards.    More ...

Entering Into the Multicultural Experience of Mexico - January 2007    More ...

Formation Meeting in Salta, Argentina - January 2007    More ...

New Spirituality Centre opens in Tarija, Bolivia.    More ...

2006

FCJ Staff of FCJ Refugee Centre, Toronto, honoured during their 15th anniversary year,
November 21, 23, 2006.     More ...

Missioning Ceremony, Mexico, September 8, 2006.     More ...

Mexico Manaña: Mission to Mexico.     More ...

Province of the Americas establishes a community in Mexico, September 6, 2006.     More ...

New Website names M. Mary Greene fcJ (1843-1933) a “maverick”,
part of the “Incorrigible” History of Alberta.     More ...

'A Gap Year with a Difference', an experience of working with
Sr. Stephanie in Argentina by Katie Patterson.     More ...

Final Profession of Alicia Pérez fcJ, Salta, Argentina, 25th February 2006.     More ...

First Profession of Sr. Elizabeth (Ely) Peralta fcJ and of Sr. Silvana Toledo, fcJ
in Salta, Argentina, 4th February 2006.     More ...

Ann Marie Walsh fcJ receives distinguished graduate award, January 29th, 2006.     More ...

Province engages in a discerning process, called 'Weave New Dreams'.     More ...

2005

Discernment process 'Weave New Dreams' aimed at choosing life     More ...

Helping with Hurricane Katrina relief, Province of the Americas, 2005.     More ...

FCJ Christian Life Centre in Calgary celebrates 25th Anniversary -
September 18, 2005     More ...

Province of the Americas Annual Retreat - for FCJ Sisters and
FCJ Companions in Mission, July 2005     More ...

2004

An Interview with Sr. Pat Desnoyers, fcJ in Fast Forward Weekly, Calgary, Canada     More ...

Changing Views at the former St. Mary's Girls' School, Calgary, Alberta, Canada     More ...

FCJ Sisters Celebrate 20 Years of Presence in South America, February 3, 2004     More ...

New Novitiate for the Province of the Americas in Salta, Argentina, February 2, 2004     More ...

2003

Perpetual Profession, Juana Rios, Bolivian, January 19, 2003.    More ...

2002

Provincial Chapters.     More ...

New Outreach in Argentina: Salta.     More ...

New Province of the Americas, September 1, 2002.     More ...

New Community in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.     More ...

Pat Desnoyers, fcJ: Vocation Story in Western Catholic Reporter.     Link to her story ...

2000-2001

New Province configurations call for new relationships and much dialogue
as well as structural planning! - Gatherings Jan 2001; June 2001.   More ...