Share Lent 2014: One Human Family, Food for All

Share Lent is Development and Peace's annual fundraising campaign.

As the Canadian member of Caritas Internationalis, Development and Peace is participating in its global anti-hunger campaign, One Human Family, Food for All, which seeks to bring an end to world hunger. We have made it the central theme of our 2014 Share Lent campaign.

Through your generous donations to Development and Peace, you are helping to build a more just world.

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April 2, 2014

Next Sunday, April 6th, is Solidarity Sunday! It is the day when Catholics across the country are invited to give during a special Share Lent collection in their parish for the work of Development and Peace. This gift helps communities in the Global South put in place projects that respect and uplift human dignity. Most Rev. Paul-André Durocher, president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and Archbishop of Gatineau invites us all to be in solidarity on this day in a special video message where he explains the mission of Development and Peace and our participation in the global campaign to end hunger One Human family, Food for All, that was launched by Pope Francis in December.

Fr. hagos with students at the national launch of the Share Lent campaign.
March 13, 2014

Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of our Share Lent campaign, and many activities have already taken place just in this first week! We held the national launch of the campaign in the Diocese of Hamilton with special guests Most Rev. Douglas Crosby and Fr. Hagos Hayish, the Secretary General of Caritas Ethiopia. Both did touching presentations on the impact of Development and Peace’s work to be in solidarity with the most poor and vulnerable in the Global South and how this is changing lives.

March 5, 2014

Yesterday, on Tuesday, March 4, Shrove Tuesday, Development and Peace members, supporters and employees gathered at the Centre for Sustainable Development for the Montreal launch of the “One human family, food for all” Share Lent campaign. Bishop Faddoul, Apostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa for the Maronites and president of Caritas Lebanon, as well as Dr. Rita Rhayem, Director of Health for Caritas Lebanon were both guests of honour of Development and Peace.