Love is Patient
September 1 2020
Covid 19 has been an exercise in patience and I am not, by nature, a patient person. My prayer is more likely to be: God, please give me patience and I need it right now! Somehow the confines imposed by Covid 19 have made me slow down, look and listen...
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Dignity for all people….
September 23, 2020
In addition to an awareness of the inequities and challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, these past few months have also seen a worldwide awareness of the challenges and inequities that the Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities face on a daily basis.
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September 30 is Orange Shirt Day
September 15, 2020
Orange shirt day is a movement that officially began in 2013 but in reality it began in 1973 when six year old Phyllis Webstad entered the St. Joseph Mission Residential School, outside of Williams Lake, BC. Young Phyllis was wearing a brand new orange shirt for her first day of school..
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World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020
September 14, 2020
On September 27, the Church will celebrate the 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees (WDMR). Since 1914, the Church has used this day as a way to “express concern for the different vulnerable people on the move, to pray for them as they face many challenges, and to increate awareness about the opportunities that migration offers,” (The Vatican).
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Tell Parliament that the time to end homelessness is now!
September 4, 2020
In Canada, people experiencing homelessness are uniquely vulnerable to COVID-19 as a result of compromised health, crowded living conditions, poor hygiene and a lack of access to health care. As of today, there have been more COVID-19 positive cases in Toronto’s emergency shelter system than in all of the provinces of Manitoba and New Brunswick combined. But there is hope..
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Message from our National Council
July 4, 2020
...It is my honour and privilege to serve with you during this time of pandemic, in a world struggling with the effects of COVID-19. What a blessing to see how Vincentians are finding innovative ways to continue helping, while protecting their health and the health of the persons and families we serve....
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Dear Brothers and Sisters,
September 2, 2020
Please share this monthly news with all Vincentians.
Topics:
Spiritual Matters; Annual Fall Meeting and Reminders; North of 60 update; Social Justice; Refurbished Desktops/Laptops; National Council; World Day of the Poor;
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North of 60 - "Happy Autumn" News
September 28, 2020
Well we did it… the 4 remaining sea containers are boarding any day now and off to their final destinations. They will arrive (fingers crossed), starting October 9th through to the 16th...

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Strathroy – Ontario
September 28, 2020
The All Saints Conference in Strathroy are offering free lunches each Thursday around noon..

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On the Street 2020 – Year of Covid 19 – Sunday June 28, 2020
Jul 18, 2020
Our SSVP Youth Conference St. Louise de Marillac in London Ontario has participated in our 4th annual On the Street program, corner of Horton Street and Wellington Road. This year with Covid restrictions happening we had to have in place protective measures to keep our friends and our volunteers safe and healthy...

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