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The pope video

The Pope Video is a global initiative developed by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer) to assist in the dissemination of the Holy Father’s monthly intentions related to the challenges the humanity faces. Every month Pope Francis invites us to follow him in his prayer requests. For more information, visit the website www.thepopevideo.org. August 2017 […]

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Jubilee: 50 Years of Solidarity

Author Development and Peace Publisher Novalis March 2017 Number of pages: 160 ISBN: 9782896884131 Presentation “In 1967, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace was launched by the Canadian bishops as a creative new way to assist, and stand in solidarity with the poor and oppressed peoples of the global South. This beautiful coffee […]

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Chapters and elections 2017

Chapters are a grace-filled moment in the life of religious congregations. Spring-Summer is typically the time religious congregations hold their chapters. Here are the results of a recent consultation made among the members of the CRC (dated 5th July): Capuchin Friars Provincial chapter, July 17-21, 2017 in Lac-Bouchette (Quebec). Theme: “Au-delà de toute espérance”. Among […]

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Beyond Truth and Reconciliation in Atlantic Canada

Presentation Inspired by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), the Canadian religious Conference (CRC) organised last Spring three days around the theme of ‘‘Meeting with First Nations’’. On each occasion, a First Nations representative presented their culture, traditions and spirituality. While discovering initiatives of dialogue and reconciliation within church institutions, Catholic or other, each participant shared and left […]

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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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Teresa Brennan, CSJ

Born July 1, 1831 in Kingston, Ontario, Sister Teresa (Margaret) Brennan was the first Canadian-born member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto and also their first Canadian-born superior general. In 1852 she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in Toronto and received the habit and her religious name of Sister Teresa on October […]

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