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Celebrating 50 Years of Development and Peace

April 5, 2017
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Micheline Savoie, 50th Anniversary Committee

Eucharistic celebration followed by a fraternal encounter with a light snack took place on March 18, 2017, to mark 50 years of Development and Peace’s presence in the Diocese of Montreal.

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How sweet it is!

March 17, 2017
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

Although Mother Nature was not really on our side on this cold Saturday of March 11th, those who were willing to brave the raging Siberian weather to make it out to our urban sugar shack held near Development and Peace...

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Everything is connected: Together, we can save our Common Home

March 17, 2017
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

“Everything is connected” was the central theme of two events organized as part of the celebrations of the Jubilee Year, held at the Centre St-Pierre in Montreal: a public forum on Thursday, March 9th...

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50th Anniversary Festivities in the Diocese of Saint-Jean Longueuil

February 2, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

I wasn’t able to attend the beautiful celebration on January 21st where the quilt patch of the diocese of Saint-Jean Longueuil was unveiled, so I asked my fundraising colleague, François Gschwind, to say a few words about it.

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Development and Peace expresses its solidarity with the families of the shooting victims in Quebec

February 2, 2017
Development and Peace expresses profound condolences to Muslim community

It is with compassion that we at Development and Peace – Caritas Canada add our prayers to the many sentiments of love and peace being expressed for the families of the victims in the Quebec shootings.

National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples

December 12, 2016
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Janelle Delorme, Red River Métis (Manitoba), regional animator for Manitoba

For the past two years, after having followed a training course with KAIROS — of which Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is a member — I have the honour and privilege of being able to facilitate “the Blanket Exercise”

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The Jubilee shines under the sun of Ecuador!

December 6, 2016
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

It was with great pleasure that I received this story from my colleague Normand Comte, Program Officer in the International Programs Department. He just returned from Quito, the capital of Ecuador, where a continental meeting of partners was held...

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Love your neighbour!

October 27, 2016
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
Courtepointe  dans le diocèse de Trois-Rivières

It was with a lot of pride that I witnessed, on Wednesday October 16, the application of this principle in Ste-Geneviève de Batiscan, in the diocese of Trois-Rivières.

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Life is good in Quebec!

October 27, 2016
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
Cuisines collectives de Ste-Geneviève

It is with this cry from the heart that Maria Inostroza, a native of Chile, shared the experience of the visit that she and six other women from the Collective Kitchens made to Peru.

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Haïti: preventative measures have helped saved lives

October 12, 2016

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, several of Development and Peace – Caritas Canada’s partners have reported that preventative measures learned from past disasters helped saved lives.

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