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Refugees: An opportunity to grow together

Joint ecumenical statement for World Refugee Day 2017 World Refugee Day, 20 june 2017 The Christian Bible tells the story of two men, Peter and Cornelius, utterly divided by religious belief and culture, who in encountering each other discovered a truth about God’s common will for them that neither had previously grasped. They learnt that […]

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June 2017

Summary: The Franciscan Friars of Eastern Canada elect a new leadership team The sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto reveal faces of poverty & offer solutions Sister Patricia Solomon, csj, named 2017 Pax Christi teacher of peace Video series: “caring to cultivating, modelling the canadian response to laudato si’” Conscience of a nation – Jesuits […]

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Statement from the Sisters of Charity Federation

The leaders of the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America, representing nearly 4,500 Sisters and Associates, strongly disagree with the decision of President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement regarding climate change. This decision places our world in extreme danger and threatens the life of the planet. We will continue to speak out […]

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Jesuit Canadian Canoe Pilgrimage

The Pilgrimage The Canadian Canoe Pilgrimage 2017 is a project of the Jesuits in English Canada, that wishes to promote reconciliation between the First Nations, French and English peoples of Canada. The Journey A historic canoe voyage undertaken by Samuel de Champlain and St. Jean de Brébeuf in the care of their First Nations guides During the […]

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23rd Annual CWR Conference

The CWR has put together a dynamic agenda of speakers and presentations along with opportunities to experience the culture of the region. The theme of the conference, “One Voice, Charged by the Current”, reflects one of the world’s greatest sources of hydroelectric power, the Niagara River, as well as the strength of our collective message in […]

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Blessed Nykyta Budka

Born in 1877 in Dobromirka (then Austria-Hungary, now Ukraine), Nykyta Budka is ordained in 1905 in Lviv. Seven years later he is consecrated bishop by Greek Catholic Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky for the Ukrainian Catholic immigrants in Canada. His nomination as the first Greek Catholic bishop in Canada is a response to a wave of immigration […]

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