The Sisters of the Holy Names pray for a fair, practical, binding and universal agreement on climate change
Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, November 30, 2015 – The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) ask the general public, their members and friends to join them in praying that the United Nations Conference on Climate Change manages to come together to develop a fair, practical and legally binding agreement.
Committed to solidarity, the Sisters of the Holy Names will participate in the World March of Women
Longueuil, Quebec, Canada – October 14, 2015 – Building on their commitment to advance the cause of women throughout the world, the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary will participate in the fourth edition of the World March of Women, which will take place in Trois-Rivières on October 17.
Young people tackle the issues of human trafficking, access to water and immigrants
Longueuil, Quebec, Canada – July 13, 2015 – what do trafficking in human beings, the right to water and the situation of migrants have in common?
SNJM’s mark 10 years of commitment against human trafficking
Longueuil, Quebec, Canada – October 28th 2014 - This year, the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) highlights its 10th anniversary of struggle against human slavery by publishing a retrospective.
At the United Nations, we are annoying women!
Quebec - Canada, Longueuil , July 23 - "At the United Nations, we are annoying women!" So stated Michele Morek, OSU, coordinator, in describing the work of UNANIMA International (UNANIMA) at the UN. "How are we annoying? We tirelessly visit the offices of member states to lobby for the recognition of water and sanitation as human rights. Some States are truly annoyed by this."