Workshops & Activities

CRC JPIC National Gathering

June 26, 2014: The CRC is organising another JPIC National Gathering! Under the theme “All Is One: Weaving A Single Cloth For Justice,” this time it will gather from across Canada English-speaking women and men religious and their Associates and Collaborators in the pursuit of Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation.  It will be held May 26-28, 2015 at the Mary Ward Centre of Loretto College in Toronto.

Caroll Zinn, SSJ, Ph.D., will be the keynote speaker. Sister Zinn is currently serving in the Presidency of the American LCWR (Leadership Conference of Women Religious). She has worked in grassroots-based international movements as consultant and facilitator and was the main representative for the Congregation of St. Joseph NGO at the United Nations.

The gathering will be facilitated by Dolores Hall, Ph.D. She is an experienced facilitator, spiritual director and teacher with a passion for justice. She is currently a member of the Providence Spirituality Centre Team in Kingston, Ontario.

In addition to the registration fee of $175 which includes 2 lunches, 1 dinner, breaks and a social, other costs include overnight accommodation for those who need it ($51 a night including breakfast) and any extra meals (meal tickets are available). The registration fee is partly intended also to help cover limited travel compensation for those at a distance. 

Further information and the registration form will be made available sometime this fall.

Legal Formation for the Leadership of Religious Institutes

The second year of legal formation for the leadership of religious institutes and their lay collaborators will take place from June 16 to June 24, 2014 at Saint-Paul University in Ottawa, Ontario.

Program: Religious Institute in Law; The Financial Directory of an Institute; The Mission and Office of the Treasurer; Support Agencies; Assets of the Religious Institute; Relationships with Sponsored Institutions; Special Issues: Abuse Policies Banking and Other Issues.

The  updated program offers instruction, in the contemporary context, of the main aspects of canon law and certain aspects of civil law affecting consecrated life. For leadership teams and lay persons working in the administration and management of institutes of religious life or societies of apostolic life. The CRC is a member of the Planning committee.

For detailed information and to register, open and download this PDF document: 
Legal Formation 2014