Sub-series PR0003.001SF.0005.0004 - Retreat Houses sub-series

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Retreat Houses sub-series

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    • 1953-2005 (Creation)

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    0.34 m of textual records
    6 photographs
    25 negatives
    46 videocassettes
    13 audiocassettes

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    This sub-series consists of administrative records of the Star of the North Retreat House. This house of retreat was opened in 1953 offering retreats and spiritual oasis to the Christian community at large. It also offers formation in spirituality, contemplative private retreat for personal renewal, and human growth, psychological, emotional, and spiritual as well as wisdom teachings around justice, peace, and integrity of creation. They also offer hospitality for groups seeking an alternative and affordable place to gather for their meetings, conferences, and retreats. The records include reports, studies, board members, organizational charts, correspondence, programming, meeting minutes, projects, conferences, manuals, archival material, agreements, budgets, video footage from various conferences and presentations on various religious topics, and audio recordings from various assemblies.

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        The records are in English and French.

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        Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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