SCN Family members are attending the annual Sisters of Charity Federation meeting. Judith Fitzgerald, NDSC, welcomed sixty-five Sisters in leadership as well as SCN Teresa Kotturan, a Non-Governmental Organization Representative at the United Nations. Also welcomed, the Congregational liaisons to Moncton, New Brunswick, whose
citizens are marking the first anniversary of the fatal shootings of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police
officers and recognizing the support the community extended to all the first responders during the difficult
days that followed.
Agnes Leger, NDSC, gave an outline of the Foundation of the
NDSC, Les Religiouses de Notre Dame du Sacre-Coeur, highlighting their roots with the Sisters of Charity of
the Immaculate Conception of St. John, New Brunswick. She also reviewed the history of the Acadian People in New
Brunswick, their deportation and return, and the urgency experienced by the Acadian Sisters to minister to
Acadians in order to nurture their language, culture, music and faith.
Among the SCN Family members attending the meetings, members of the SCN leadership teams.