Share the Journey, one step at a time!

April 15, 2019
Share the Journey walk

This fall, we launched the Share the Journey campaign and invited Canadians to walk in solidarity with the 68.5 million forced migrants around the world. Many of you answered the call and our collective actions are adding up!

An advent of hope: The story of Victoria Filibus

November 29, 2020
Minaz Kerawala, Communications and Public Relations Advisor

The first of our Advent stories is about how solidarity from a continent away restored hope to the life of one displaced but not defeated woman in Nigeria.

A stamping good story!

September 29, 2020
Stefany Dupont, Animator for the Greater Montreal region

Over the past five years, Jean-Claude Huriaux has sent 500,000 stamps to Development and Peace.

More solidarity, more aid: a prescription for Canada’s international response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Development and Peace signs an open letter from the international cooperation sector, addressed to Canada’s Minister of...


Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Fort McMurray walked half way across the Earth!

Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Fort McMurray, AB

A Catholic High School in Fort McMurray, Alberta, walked 20,439 km in solidarity with forced migrants. 


A generous contribution to the Development and Peace – Caritas Canada Solidarity Fund


On June 20, 2018, we were greatly touched and honoured to receive a $1.5 million donation to the Development and Peace – Caritas Canada Solidarity Fund.


Youth and young adults fun-raise and build awareness for Share Lent!

March 13, 2018
Thinkfast Vancouver 2018

This past month, Vancouver had its first university THINKfast at St. Patrick’s Parish. The event was organized in collaboration with Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO), a pan-Canadian university student movement dedicated...

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Iraqi-Canadians reach out to displaced brothers and sisters in the Middle East

June 23, 2015
Katrina Laquian, Regional Animator for British Columbia and the Yukon

On May 9th, I entered into the beautifully decorated church hall of All Saints Parish in Coquitlam, B.C., where a sold out benefit dinner gathering over 200 Iraqi-Canadians and Catholics from across Vancouver was about to take place.  Since the fall, a dedicated group of local Iraqis along with the Knights of Columbus worked diligently to organize this event aimed at bringing awareness about the crisis in Iraq that has displaced 2.5 million Christians, Yazidis, and other minorities this past year, and raising funds for aid. 

Solidarity has no borders

April 7, 2015
by Janelle Delorme, Regional Animator for Manitoba

The first time I heard about Sierra Leone, I was 14 or 15. I read an article about child soldiers who were fighting in the civil war. From the pictures I saw - children with guns, drugged and dismembered - it certainly did not appear “civil.” My heart broke. I couldn’t stay silent about this injustice so I wrote a paper for a high school project. At the time, the civil war in Sierra Leone was not on many people’s radar and the international community only started to talk about blood diamonds years later.

A fundraising activity that was both lucrative and inclusive!

March 20, 2015
Suzanne Slobodian, Fundraising Officer - Major Gifts and Planned Giving

Last Friday, March 13th, staff and National Council members had the privilege of experiencing the first edition of a fundraising activity initiated by the Fundraising/Communications Working Group of the Share Lent Campaign organizing committee: a silent auction!