Sous-fonds F01-SF17 - Associates Program sous-fonds

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Associates Program sous-fonds

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  • Multimédia

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  • Source du titre propre: Title is based on the contents of the sous-fonds.

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CA ON00279 F01-SF17

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Date(s)

  • 1981-2019 (Production)
    Producteur
    Associates Program

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Description matérielle

101 cm of textual documents
5 photographs: col; 16 x 11 cm

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Nom du producteur

(1989-)

Histoire administrative

An Associate is a layperson who has made a commitment to the mission of a religious community. In a study undertaken in 2016 by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, two-thirds of religious institutes reported having an Associates program. In that year, there were 56,000 Associates in the USA and Canada, and 90% of them were women, with 71% of Associates being over 60 years of age. Like vowed religious, laypeople who become Associates speak of being called to their role and having an inner spirituality that the programs allow to flourish. The charism of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada does not belong to any one congregation, but to the world. Both Associates and women religious are called to the same mission and charism, yet Associates and women religious are distinctly different. Where Sisters hold religious vocations with life in common to the mission and the charism through perpetual vows, Associates hold individual vocations with life to the mission and the charism and yearn for a deeper spiritual commitment, but individuals may be unable or unwilling to take perpetual vows. Associate requirements vary by community. Over time, there has been a shift in the leadership of Associate programs from vowed religious to lay directors. Some Associates have taken over ministries formerly run by the religious community.

On July 9th, 1987, the Congregation of St. Joseph approved the movement towards having an Associates Program complete with a candidate process and formal training process. The program began on April 4th, 1989, in London, Ontario, Canada. The Associates Program was originally founded by Sister Doreen Kraemer and later administered by Sister Janet Zadorsky. As of April 2017, administration of the program was taken over by two Lay Mentors, Mary Shamley and Ann Baker.

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Portée et contenu

This sous-fonds contains directories, newspaper clippings, financial records, correspondence, presentation talking points, photographs, photo albums, promotional materials, a survey, handbooks, crafts, history timelines, meeting minutes, and reports. These records relate to the administration and operation of the Associates Program.

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Source immédiate d'acquisition

The records in this sous-fonds were transferred from the Associates office to the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada archives in the summer of 2019.

Classement

Original order was maintained.

Langue des documents

  • anglais
  • espagnol

Écriture des documents

Localisation des originaux

The records are located in offsite storage in London, Ontario.

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Restrictions d'accès

The Archives reserves the right to restrict access to the collection depending on the condition of the archival material, the amount of material requested, and the purpose of the research. The use of certain materials may also be restricted for reasons of privacy or sensitivity, or under a donor agreement. Access restrictions will be applied equally to all researchers and reviewed periodically. No researcher will be given access to any materials that contain a personal information bank such as donor agreements or personnel records, or to other proprietary information such as appraisals, insurance valuations, or condition reports.

Délais d'utilisation, de reproduction et de publication

Permission to study archival records does not extend to publication or display rights. The researcher must request this permission in writing from the Archives.

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Sources

Dan Stockman, ‘Growing Number of Associates Partner with Religious Communities to Quench Spiritual Thirst,’ https://www.globalsistersreport.org/news/trends/growing-number-associates-partner-religious-communities-quench-spiritual-thirst-41071, accessed 2020/11/3.

OLVM Sisters, ‘Carol Zinn - Associates,’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_Jb9kWxVBE, accessed 2021/3/20.

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