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Edition No. 65 — March 14, 2018 
The Knights of Columbus
Haddon Heights, NJ
Host Appreciation Dinner for Sisters 
The Knights of Columbus of the Santa Maria Council of Haddon Heights, NJ, hosted their yearly Appreciation Dinner on February 24, 2018 for sisters in the area. The Knights and their wives always work tirelessly to prepare a delicious meal and a welcoming, elegant environment.

The Sisters had a wonderful dinner along with interesting conversations, and enjoyed the evening with members of various Congregations.

We are very grateful for the Knights generosity and service to us and the community at large.
Photos courtesy Sharon White SSJ
Sister Ann Marie Gass SSJ
Receives Distinguished Service Award
On Sunday, March 11, 2018, Sister Ann Marie Gass SSJ received the Distinguished Service Award from the Saint Benedict Prep Alumni Association. Ann Marie is Head of Saint Benedict Prep co-ed K — 6 Elementary Division.

Congratulations, Ann Marie!

Photos courtesy Michelle Lesher SSJ
Student Walkout
Chestnut Hill College
March 14, 2018
On March 14, 2018, at 10 AM, Students, Faculty and Staff of Chestnut Hill College joined in the National Student Walkout to honor the 17 victims of the Parkland High School massacre on February 14, 2018. The walkout, with the tagline #EnoughIsEnough, lasted 17 minutes — one minute for each person murdered at the  mass shooting  at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The walkout’s goal is “to demand Congress pass legislation to keep us safe from gun violence at our schools, on our streets and in our homes and places of worship.

Sisters and Staff from the Motherhouse Community joined the College Community at our Peace Pole on the front lawn as they gathered in prayer.
"Rooted in the mission of Christ, ours is the same mission which continually unfolds in the Church, 'That all may be one as you, Father, are in me, and I in you. I pray that they may be one in us.' (Jn 17:21)."
                                         — SSJ Constitutions #17
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