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Order of Canada for Sisters Bernadette and Margaret

Last month the list of inductees for the 2022 Order of Canada was announced and included Sister Bernadette O’ Reilly and Sister Margaret Hughes. Both Sister Margaret and Sister B., as she is affectionately known at Rossbrook House, are beloved and respected at Rossbrook House. Their dedication to the children and youth of Rossbrook House is well documented through their work. Both will be inducted as members of the Order of Canada, along with 69 others. “The complementary team of Sister Bernadette and Sister Margaret put reconciliation into their actions since moving into the inner-city of Winnipeg in the 1970’s.
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Saying Goodbye is Not Easy

  The spring of 2019 the Rossbrook House community will be saying farewell to two long-time members. Sister Bernadette O’Reilly and Sister Margaret Hughes (Sisters of Sion) will be leaving the city that has been their home for 40 years to join the Sion community in Saskatoon.   It’s hard to imagine Rossbrook House being what it is today without their influence. And it is equally as difficult to imagine them not being present at every future event. They are the first to offer assistance for every special occasion.   Sister Bernadette came to Winnipeg in 1979 from Toronto. With
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