Pictured here is Sister Gemma Dunn, Congregation Leader, with Yash Gupta who is the first recipient of our International Student-Employee Award from the Mount Continuing Care Community.
Yash is a third year student in the Business Program at UPEI who works part-time in the front office at the Mount.
On Wednesday, September 21st, a simple celebration was held to honor our Sisters who were celebrating 75, 70 and 65 years as a Sister of St. Martha.
Also Sister Rose Setter who was unable to be present is celebrating 65 years in the congregation.
All the Sisters gathered in our Community Room for a prayer service.
On overview of each Sister’s ministry prefaced an individual prayer for the respective celebrant giving gratitude for their lives and contributions to Martha ‘love and service.
Following the prayer a social gathering with refreshments was enjoyed by all.
Welcome back to the Martha Spirituality Centre for a hybrid offering of in-person and zoom programming.
Since we have been closed since March of 2020 due to covid, we are delighted to welcome you and your friends to gather once again for spiritual learning, spiritual companionship, reflection, prayer, and retreats.
A reminder that the fees are only a suggestion as we desire everyone who wishes, to participate in our programming. Any proceeds received go to support the ongoing operation of the Spirituality Centre for the people of the Island and beyond.
Here is a brochure of our programs for September to December 2022:
The Marthas at the Mount welcomed Dr. Janice Keefe Ph. D. to give two presentations on EMBRACING AGING..
Janice is a full professor and Chair of the Department of Family Studies and Gerontology at Mount St. Vincent’s University in Halifax as well as Director of the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging.
To the Marthas, she came as a friend and niece to our Sisters Mary Angela and Marion Keefe.
We all enjoyed her enthusiastic and engaging sessions with us.
Thank You Janice!
Sister Teresa Currie, a long-time dog lover, enjoys her daily walk with Riley, the Mount dog just as much as Riley does!
Lauren Rainford from UPEI Global Brigades is receiving a sponsor donation from the Sisters of St. Martha to assist her group in travelling to Honduras in June 2022 to volunteer alongside medical professionals at a local clinic.
Global Brigades is a student-led global health and sustainable development program.
This is UPEI ‘s first ever service project abroad.
Blessings on these youth volunteers!
Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island
Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception, New Brunswick
Coordinator of Earth Justice Ministry
The Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island and the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception of New Brunswick are seeking a full-time Coordinator for Earth Justice Ministry.
Social and ecological justice are essential values to our Congregations. The Coordinator will enable us to move into the future with renewed energy and commitment to continue to promote these values through education, advocacy and deepening our scientific and theological understanding that leads to action.
The Coordinator creates and facilitates learning opportunities, experiences, methods and processes; coordinates actions directed by each of our Earth Justice Committees; and represents both congregations at regional and national conferences and public events related to social and ecological justice.
The successful candidate will have post-secondary education with a preference for a BA or MA degree in a related field. Studies in Adult Education is an asset. This position requires 3 to 5 years of experience in justice, ecology or a related area; excellent written and oral communication skills, a working knowledge of Office 365, as well as IT and social media skills. A good working knowledge or an openness to learn about Catholic Social Teaching and the Living Universe Story is preferred. Some travelling will be required for this position.
If you possess the desired qualifications and would like to apply, please email Sister Gemma Dunn firstname.lastname@example.org or Sister Mary Beth McCurdy email@example.com for more information about the position and about the Earth Justice Ministry. Your emailed application should be saved as one PDF file and contain cover letter, resume and three reference names with contact information.
Please include Coordinator Social/Ecological Justice in the subject line.
Application deadline is June 30, 2022.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted