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L.G.Y.T. 10th Anniversary Blessing

February 16, 2014 SisterAdmin 0

Special 10th Anniversary Blessing GODDESSES, AWAKE AND ATTEND US HEAR THE PAGAN PRAYER THAT WE PRAY WE ASK THAT YOU BESTOW YOUR BLESSINGS ON THIS GROUP TODAY YOUNG GAY FOLKS HAD NO ONE TO TURN […]

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Chapter Disbanding Announcement

February 6, 2014 SisterAdmin 0

Below is the text of the advert placed by the last Living Rules of the Toronto Irder announcing their decision to cease operations. The ad refers to a plebiscite; a request for feedback from our […]

News

More New Nuns

July 2, 2012 SisterAdmin 0

Around the same time as a public screening (last year) of Bad Habits at the 519 Community Centre in downtown Toronto, a group of people interested in establishing a new OPI in Toronto met to […]

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New Nuns

April 25, 2012 SisterAdmin 0

No, not a reference to the Solstice classic (see this post) but rather, to a new Mission of Sisters in Edmonton AB that are working towards official OPI Mission status. They may be found on […]

Novice's Path

The Noviciate Now and Then

July 28, 2011 SisterAdmin 0

Current members of the various orders of Perpetual Indulgence, as well as friends and potential members, may have noticed that the structure of the Toronto House, and the process of attaining Sisterhood, appeared much less […]

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Glossary

June 18, 2011 SisterAdmin 1

Glossary from the Sisters’ Handbook, circa 1983 Antiphonal response     In liturgy, the reply given by the faithful to a prayer offered by an officiating religious. ‘Bobby Sands’ incident     Historically, a difficult and traumatic […]

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Whiteface

May 31, 2011 SisterAdmin 1

The nuns in virtually all the houses & missions in the USA, Germany and France use whiteface. In fact the Australian and British orders are the only ones that, to my knowledge, have a majority […]

Good Works

Solstice Lyrics

May 27, 2011 SisterAdmin 2

Lyrics from The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (Toronto House) Winter Solstice Skating Party – Sunday, December 18, 1983 (Most sung to traditional tunes) We Wish You A Joyous Solstice We wish you a joyous solstice, […]

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1984 Missive

May 3, 2011 SisterAdmin 0

In 1984 the Toronto Order issued a missive that summarized the Principles of Perpetual Indulgence and addressed the two questions most often asked (other than questions of a more intimate nature) of a Sister; “who […]

Novice's Path

Application Form

April 26, 2011 SisterAdmin 0

Here, for the first time in public, is the Application Form to be considered as a novice with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (Toronto Order). The following two images show only the top and middle […]