Catholics urge Prime Minister to take urgent and swift measures to address climate emergency
26 May 2020

In celebration of the 5th anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home, the Joint Ecological Ministry (JEM) called on Catholics across Canada to unite and demand the government “take immediate concrete actions to flatten the curve of global warming and move towards a just and sustainable future.”

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Job posting: Executive Assistant – Mission
19 May 2020

The Canadian Religious Conference (CRC) is looking for an Executive Assistant – Mission. In close collaboration with the Executive Director and the Associate Director for Communications as well as in relation with the other employees, the Executive Director – Mission serves as a resource in pastoral and theological issues for leaders of religious communities across Canada.

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May 2020
15 May 2020

In this issue:
– A message of solidarity to the communities affected by the shootings in Nova Scotia
– A tribute to Sister Jeanne Dusseault, CSC
– Passing of Sister Louise Côté, CND
– Squamish Dominican nuns face wildfire in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic
– Reflecting on the challenge and opportunity of the covid-19 pandemic
– Sisters of St, Joseph of Toronto develop post-pandemic campaign urging Social Justice
– The Virtual Clinic – Helpline at the Southdown Institute
– CCCB job posting: Secretary

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Legal Education 2020
08 June 2020

MARCH 18, 2020 – In regard of the situation in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic confirmed by the exceptional measures taken by the federal government, the Legal Education Planning committee and the St. Paul University decided to postpone the first year of the Legal Education program to 2021. Those already registered will be contacted by St. Paul University.

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Jericho House 10th Annual Ecology Retreat
02 July 2020

Every bush is burning: Awakening to the presence and action of the Spirit in all that exists. A sacred time to make a pilgrimage of the heart… listening to the heart beat of the ONE echoed in the heart beat of the Earth, in one another and in one self. We make this pilgrimage in stillness, reflection, in rituals, in movements, in story and song. We do this as pilgrims, as disciples and as seekers.

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Celtic Pilgrimage 2020
20 July 2020

On this Pilgrim journey you will be invited to experience the beauty of the ancient landscape of Ireland, touch its sacredness and stand in its richness and solitude; enjoy relaxing times by the fire with a ‘drop of cheer’ as well as special gatherings in the company of local musicians, singers, dancers and storytellers.

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Religious of the day
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Venerable Mgr Vital Grandin, OMI

Vital Grandin was born on February 8, 1829, in Saint-Pierre-la-Cour, France. His parents were hotel-keepers and farmers. From an early age he feels a religious vocation and in 1846 enters the Petit Séminaire, with the intention of becoming a parish priest. In 1850 he decides to become a missionary and enters the Grand Séminaire in […]

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