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Ordinary Saints

“Immortal, Invisible”: Finding Evidence of Spirituality and Faithfulness in the History of Lived Religion

Bonnie Morgan

Please join us online  as historian Bonnie Morgan presents an illustrated lecture about her motivations for writing Ordinary Saints: Women, Work, and Faith in Newfoundland (McGill-Queen’s, 2019) and explores how the use of diverse research methods can help the historian understand patterns and expressions of religious belief. Ordinary Saints won the 2020 Canadian Historical Association’s… Read More


Past “Aspects” – New Article

A new addition has been made to the Past “Aspects” page,  which contains our “Aspects” articles from past issues of the Newfoundland Quarterly and is located under our Publications Page. This new posting, by Mark Trainor, examines the protest against the extermination of dogs in St. John’s in the years 1814-1815.


Past “Aspects” – New Article

A new addition has been made to the Past “Aspects” page,  which contains our “Aspects” articles from past issues of the Newfoundland Quarterly and is located under our Publications Page. This new posting, by Frank Gogos, outlines the participation of the Newfoundland Regiment in the Battle of Cambrai.


Photo: “Little Girl in a NONIA Dress” by Elsie Holloway, Archives & Special Collections Coll-151 11.20.005

Annual George Story Lecture – NURSES AND KNITTING: 100 Years of NONIA

Terry Bishop Stirling

Please join us online as Terry Bishop Stirling traces the history of the Newfoundland Outport Nursing and Industrial Association (NONIA) from its founding in 1920 to the present. Starting as a programme to provide nurses in outport communities lacking any medical care, NONIA evolved as a volunteer-led non profit cottage industry which employed hundreds of… Read More


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