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Filipino community in solidarity with victims of Tropical Storm Washi

March 8, 2012
Suzanne Slobodian, Fundraising Officer, Major gifts
Executive Director Michael Casey with members of the FFCA

The Filipino community is very active and a source of inspiration…

It was with these words that Michael Casey, Executive Director of Development and Peace, opened a meeting yesterday with two representatives of the Federation of Filipino-Canadian Associations of Quebec (FFCA).

Give it up for Share Lent 2012

February 22, 2012
François Gloutnay, Communications officer

This year for Share Lent, join the Give it up campaign and commit to an action that will have a positive impact on the environment. Use your commitment to raise money for the work of Development and Peace and our partners in the Global South.

Share Lent visitors

February 21, 2012
François Gloutnay, Communications officer

Not all the visas have been obtained yet. But, on the eve of Ash Wednesday, we can already announce that the national organizers of the Share Lent Campaign have invited five partners to the country so that they can tell us about the challenges they face.

Support from the Bishops of Canada

February 14, 2012
François Gloutnay, Communications officer

“For Catholics in Canada, the annual Share Lent Collection offers a special opportunity to hear the cry of the poor and to reach out to those in need,” writes Most Reverend Richard Smith, Archbishop of Edmonton and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Time to THINKfast

January 30, 2012
Shelley Burgoyne, Youth Officer

THINKfast is a dual-purpose program that provides an interactive, fun and social way for high school and university students to learn about the serious issues of injustice in the world and to raise funds for Development and Peace. The THINKfast kit is published at the beginning of each year and contains activities, prayers and reflections related to the current Development and Peace campaign.