Join a climate vigil or march near you! Check our list

As the COP21 climate change negotiations in Paris approach, people around the world are beginning to mobilize to ask that our world leaders agree to a fair and binding agreement that will limit rising temperatures and help those most impacted by climate change in the Global South to adapt.

Climate vigils are currently being organized by Development and Peace members across the country. These will take place during the Days of Action and Prayer from October 23-25, 2015, as well as throughout November in the lead-up to the COP21 conference, which begins on November 30th.

If you are passionate about the issue of climate change and would like to participate in a vigil, find one that is happening near you in the list below. Information will be updated regularly, so make sure to check back often for more details.

Atlantic Canada

Halifax
Sunday, Nov. 29th
Location TBD
Time TBD
Contact: thurford@devp.org

Antigonish
Climate March and Christmas Parade
Sunday, Nov. 29th
Keating Centre Parking lot
1:40 p.m.
Contact:x2012ari@stfx.ca

St. John
Sunday, Nov. 29th
Location TBD
Time TBD
Contact: thurford@devp.org

Quebec

Becancour
Prayers for COP21
Monday, Nov. 9th
Église de Gentilly, 865 ave. des Hirondelles
7 p.m.
Contact: henribordeleau@tlb.sympatico.ca

St-Sylvère
Prayers for COP21
Thursday, Nov. 26th
Église de St-Sylvère, 219 rue Principale
6:45 p.m.
Contact: henribordeleau@tlb.sympatico.ca

Quebec
Climate Vigil
Thursday, Nov. 5th
Église Notre-Dame de l’Annonciation de L’Ancienne-Lorette
1625, rue 
Notre-Dame de l’Annonciation de L’Ancienne-Lorette
7 p.m.
Contact: info@nddaparoisse.ca

Ville St. Laurent
Sunday, Nov. 29
St. Hippolyte Parish, 1055 Rue Tassé
9 a.m. and 11 a.m. (after mass) 
Contact: estelle_leger@yahoo.com

Laval
Prayer vigil
Wednesday, Nov. 25th
Ste-Dorothée Parish, 655 rue Principale
7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Contact: carmenla@bell.net

Laval
Sunday, Nov. 29
Saint-François-de-Sales Parish, 7070 boul. Des Milles-Iles
Time TBD
Contact : moniqueri@hotmail.fr

Montreal
Sunday, Nov. 29th
Location TBD
Time TBD
Contact: moi_elena@hotmail.com

Montreal
Green Halloween Vigil
Saturday, Oct. 31st
Jean-Talon Market, 7070 Avenue Henri Julien
All day
Contact: alam.aguilar@hec.ca

Blainville
Friday, Oct. 25th
Saint-Rédempteur Church, 421 Curé-Labelle Blvd.
7 p.m.
Contact:
lmenard@paroissesaintefamille.com

 

Ontario

Ottawa
Sunday, Nov. 29th
Location TBD
Time TBD
Contact: ggallant@devp.org

Kingston
Prayer Vigil
Monday, Nov. 30th
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 490 Days Rd. 
7 p.m.
Contact: susan.kennedy1915@gmail.com

Toronto
From Toronto to Paris: Lighting the Way to Climate Action,A Parade of Lights  #GTACOP21
Sunday, Nov. 29th
Queen’s Park
4 p.m.
Contact: lstocking@devp.org

Brampton
Solidarity Event
Sunday, Nov. 29th
4 p.m.
Contact: bfinny1960@gmail.com

London
Vigil Prayer for our Common Home by King’s Campus Ministry
Tuesday, Oct. 20th, 2015
King’s University College at Christ the King Chapel, 266 Epworth Ave.
7 p.m.
Contact: Annette Donovan-Panchaud, (519) 963-1477

Sarnia
Climate Walk & Vigil
Saturday, Oct. 24th
2 p.m.
Walk starts at Sacred Heart Church, 75 Manitoba Street to Our Lady of Mercy Church, followed by a prayer vigil.
Contact: marian.blonde@hotmail.com1.   

Erin
Ecumenical Prayer Vigil (Churches from Erin and Hillsburgh)
Saturday, Oct. 24th
McMillan park, 95 Main Street, Hillsburgh, Erin
6:15 p.m.
Contact: gsheidim@gmail.com

Guelph
Prayer Vigil
Friday, Oct. 23rd
Holy Rosary Community Hall, 175 Emma Street
7 p.m.
Contact: alanasphoenix@yahoo.ca

Windsor
Windsor Interfaith Prayer Vigil
Saturday Oct. 24th, 2015
Corpus Christi Parish, 1400 Cabana Rd W.
7 p.m.
Contact: bdrago@mnsi.net

Essex County
Interfaith Prayer Vigil
Sunday Oct. 25th
Holy Name of Mary, 146 Talbot Street South
2 p.m.
ndamptey@devp.org

Goderich
Prayer Vigil (Taize reflection)
Sunday, Oct. 25
St. Peter’s Parish, 156 North St.
7 p.m.
Contact: ermaweernink@gmail.com

St. Catharines
Day of Action & Prayer for the Climate
Saturday, Oct 24th
St Patrick’s Church, 31 Chestnut St E.
1:30 p.m.
Contact: ffohr@cogeco.ca or (905) 356-6079

Whitby
Prayer Vigil for the Climate Conference in Paris (COP21)
Sunday, Nov. 29th
St. John the Evangelist Church, 903 Giffard Street
2 p.m.
Contact:  emr0001@hotmail.com

Manitoba

Winnipeg
Ecumenical Rally and March for Climate Change
Sunday, Nov. 29th
Ruins at St-Boniface Cathedral, 190 rue de la Cathédrale
1 p.m.
Contact: jdelorme@devp.org

Saskatchewan

Saskatoon
Climate March
Sunday, Nov. 29th
Vimy Memorial Bandshell, Kiwanis Park
1 p.m.

Alberta

Calgary
Afternoon Awareness-Raising Vigil
Saturday, Oct. 24
Holy Name Parish Hall, 2223 34 St SW
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Contact: ckruszewski@devp.org

Edmonton
Interfaith and Ecumenical Taize Vigil
Sunday, Oct. 25
Concordia University, 7128 Ada Boul.
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m
Contact: ckruszewski@devp.org

British Colombia and Yukon

District of 100 Mile House
Sunday, Oct. 25th
Vigil and Action Card signing
St. Jude’s Church, 5691 Horse Lake Road, 100 Mile House
10 a.m.
Contact: klaquian@devp.org

Trail
Sunday, Oct. 25th
Holy Trinity Parish, Third Ave.
7 p.m.
Contact: klaquian@devp.org

Castlegar
Sun. Nov. 29th
Interfaith Vigil organized by the Laudato Si study group
Location TBD
Time TBD
Contact: klaquian@devp.org