Archives for Sister Geraldine MacNamara

Upcoming Events

We’d love to see you at our community or fundraising events. There’s always so much going on at Rossbrook House. We’re open every day with programs and activities for children and youth. As of June 28, Rossbrook House will be open 24 hours for children and youth, ages 6 to 24, until school starts up again in the fall. Stay tuned to our social media and this website to hear about other events.   Sign up for our newsletter.   Read more in this article!   Click here to donate today!  
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International Women’s Day

Tuesday March 8 marks International Women’s Day, “a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.” (as stated by the UN) As we enter into the month of March, Rossbrook House Foundation celebrates the many women who have been, and are, a part of the Foundation’s community. Including…. Sister Geraldine MacNamara, founder of Rossbrook House, was a truly remarkable woman. A woman of real integrity, her accomplishments include: Native Citizen of the Year – 1978,
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Trailblazer Award

  Sister Geraldine MacNamara (1938-1984)  Rossbrook House is proud to announce that Sister Gerry has been selected to receive recognition as a Manitoba 150 Women Trailblazer award recipient.   Women Trailblazers In partnership with the Winnipeg Free Press, the Nellie McClung Foundation introduces the 150 Manitoba Women Trailblazer Awards. Saluting the contributions that Manitoba woman have made to social justice, arts, sports, politics, community activities and promoting democracy while developing this great province. These Trailblazer Awards will honour Nellie McClung’s vision by recognizing the spirit of her life’s work being advanced by women leaders of today or throughout Manitoba’s history. Sister Gerry’s Legacy
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