Missionary Oblate Sisters of Saint Boniface
The Missionary Oblate Sisters have been known for promoting the rights of women and families in the church and society. Promoting peace and non-violence in everyday life and taking a stance against prejudice, racial and religious discrimination and thus building life-giving relationships is one of their core beliefs. They work with other groups for a greater impact in bringing about systemic change for a better quality of life for all.
The Aulneau Renewal Centre is a registered bilingual not-for-profit organization located at 228 Hamel Ave in St. Boniface, Winnipeg. It was founded in 1979 as a mission of the Missionary Oblate Sisters of St. Boniface. In 1998, the organization was separately incorporated as a non-for-profit charitable organization and in 2012, it became a Sponsored Community of Service under the Compassion Network (previously known as the Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba). In 1979, on the 75th anniversary of the Missionary Oblate congregation, the sisters opened the Aulneau Renewal Centre on the fourth floor of their Mother House in response to the growing need for psychological and spiritual counselling. What began as a labour of love and dedication to empowerment, growth and spiritual life, grew into a recognized service provider to the people of Manitoba.