Vincentian Family Collaboration in Canada

by | Jun 18, 2015 | News

Dorothy Loreen & Fay Trombley scicSister Fay Trombley, Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception, and Dorothy Loreen will present their ministry at the Canadian national Annual General Assembly of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul June 24-28 in Hamilton, Ontario.

They were invited to offer a presentation as part of the Society’s North of 60 Project to better serve communities in the Canadian Arctic. (SCIC photo)

The two women live in the hamlet which is apparently two degrees above the Arctic Circle. Sister Fay is a retired professor of church history and has ministered in the high western Arctic community for more than 10 years. Mrs. Loreen is a leader and presider at Our Lady of Grace mission there, as well as the president of the local Society of St. Vincent de Paul conference. With help from generous donors in western and central Canada, the Vincent de Paul centre has been operating there for the past eight years and is considered a model for other northern communities.

They also presented to the SC Associates. In their presentation about life in Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories they the explained how “The land forms the people”.