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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!

Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops issues letter backing Share Lent campaign

Organization's president says support for the Share Love, Share Lent campaign is needed to ensure that the “Lenten journey allows for a positive impact on each person and each community.”

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Weekly reflection for February 28, second Sunday of Lent: Long-term community development

February 28, 2021
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Jeremy Laurie, animator for British Columbia and the Yukon

Today’s Gospel reading can serve as a reminder that even Jesus himself, whose transfiguration left Peter, James and John stunned, chose a long-term approach to his mission.

Weekly reflection for February 21, first Sunday of Lent: A time in the wilderness, reflecting on the kingdom of God

February 21, 2021
by 
The Most. Rev. Peter Hundt, Archbishop of St. John's, N.L.; member, Development and Peace National Council

Lent is a wonderful opportunity… to reflect on how our baptism unites us as members of God’s family and invites us to share love….

Lenten reflection for Ash Wednesday: Almsgiving, prayer and fasting as God loves them

February 17, 2021
by 
Boris Polanski, member, Development and Peace National Council

Ash Wednesday marks the start of the Lenten season, the 47-day period leading up to the commemoration of Christ’s crucifixion the celebration of His resurrection.

”Amazonize Yourself”: Church in Brazil Launches Amazon Awareness Campaign

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada welcomes the new "Amazoniza-te" campaign launched by the Episcopal Commission for the Amazon of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (CNBB) in partnership with other ecclesial and civil society organisations to sensitize the Brazilian and international public opinion about the dangers threatening life in the Amazon, its territories and p

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Laudato Si’ 101: making the encyclical accessible

To mark the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si’, Development and Peace offered a webinar to introduce people to the abiding relevance of its message.

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“I was physically, intellectually and spiritually nourished….”

April 24, 2020
by 
Emily Pittman, Catholic Schools Program Officer

The COVID-19 lockdown meant that our annual THINKfast had to become a “link fast,” with people of all age groups connecting for online fasting, fundraising and fun.

Maritime musings on Easter

April 9, 2020
by 
Adah Ogbe, animator for the Maritimes
St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Halifax, N.S.

The diocesan councils of Nova Scotia, anglophone New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island share their reflections on the paschal feast and what it impels Christians to do.

Easter 2020: The Spirit is with us!

Easter 2020: The Spirit is with us

There is no doubt that this Easter will be unlike any other in recent memory. The COVID-19 crisis has put a hold on attending mass...

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