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50th Celebration with the CCCB

October 4, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

It was with great interest that I attended the mass organized by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) at the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica in Ottawa Tuesday September 26, alongside more than 1,000 people. It was a very solemn picture to see a procession of more than 80 bishops, all clothed in their cream-colored priestly garments, to the sound of sacred songs and music, in an enveloping and fragrant atmosphere of incense.

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Host the Development and Peace quilt!

Host the Development and Peace quilt

Representing the vision of 58 dioceses from across Canada, Development and Peace’s 50th anniversary quilt is a moving tribute to the organization’s mission and the Christian values of equality...

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A fun idea for your summer vacation

May 30, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

Summer is just around the corner and for those of you haven’t yet planned your vacation, we thought we would share a suggestion in the context of Development and Peace’s Jubilee celebrations this year: why not do a pilgrimage to celebrate?

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Celebrating 50 Years of Development and Peace

April 5, 2017
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Micheline Savoie, 50th Anniversary Committee

Eucharistic celebration followed by a fraternal encounter with a light snack took place on March 18, 2017, to mark 50 years of Development and Peace’s presence in the Diocese of Montreal.

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How sweet it is!

March 17, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

Although Mother Nature was not really on our side on this cold Saturday of March 11th, those who were willing to brave the raging Siberian weather to make it out to our urban sugar shack held near Development and Peace...

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Everything is connected: Together, we can save our Common Home

March 17, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

“Everything is connected” was the central theme of two events organized as part of the celebrations of the Jubilee Year, held at the Centre St-Pierre in Montreal: a public forum on Thursday, March 9th...

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50th Anniversary Festivities in the Diocese of Saint-Jean Longueuil

February 2, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

I wasn’t able to attend the beautiful celebration on January 21st where the quilt patch of the diocese of Saint-Jean Longueuil was unveiled, so I asked my fundraising colleague, François Gschwind, to say a few words about it.

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The Jubilee shines under the sun of Ecuador!

December 6, 2016
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

It was with great pleasure that I received this story from my colleague Normand Comte, Program Officer in the International Programs Department. He just returned from Quito, the capital of Ecuador, where a continental meeting of partners was held...

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Love your neighbour!

October 27, 2016
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
Courtepointe  dans le diocèse de Trois-Rivières

It was with a lot of pride that I witnessed, on Wednesday October 16, the application of this principle in Ste-Geneviève de Batiscan, in the diocese of Trois-Rivières.

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Life is good in Quebec!

October 27, 2016
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
Cuisines collectives de Ste-Geneviève

It is with this cry from the heart that Maria Inostroza, a native of Chile, shared the experience of the visit that she and six other women from the Collective Kitchens made to Peru.

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