Praying the Fifth Station of the Cross
March 1 2024
The Stations of the Cross depict 14 events in the Passion of Jesus Christ, beginning with Jesus being condemned to death and ending with His body being laid in a tomb. The pious practice of praying the Stations of the Cross originated in medieval Europe when pilgrims were unable to visit the Holy Land, so instead “visited” these Holy places through prayer. Today, you’ll find Stations of the Cross in almost every Catholic Church, particularly prayed on Lenten Fridays...
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ClothingWorks Winter Giveaway
January 23, 2024
In preparation for the Winter Attire Giveaway with ClothingWorks, on November 25th, 2023, several members of our SSVP Youth Conference volunteered in many ways, to help make it a success. We began several days beforehand doing preparation work at the Goodwill Industries Warehouse on White Oaks Road. It was there that we worked in teams...
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On the Street - December 2023
December 3, 2023
We held our December "On the Street" and Christmas Caroling Event on December 3rd. We had singing and Christmas Stockings with treats and all sorts of snack food for our friends.
We also had all of the supplies needed for this coming winter conditions. Blankets, warm socks, hats, mittens, hand warming packages...
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Affordable Housing in London
November 20, 2023
In response to the chronic and acute affordable housing crisis in London, the SSVP has obtained a parcel of land from the Diocese of London adjacent to St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church at 1 Fallons Lane in northeast London. The plan is to build a 73-unit apartment building that will contain one and two bedroom and accessible units. The location is ideaI with easy access to shopping, schools, transit, and a community ..
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The Last Post - November 5, 2023
November 5, 2023
The Last Post Fund’s mission is to ensure that no Veteran is denied a dignified funeral and burial, as well as a military gravestone, due to insufficient funds at the time of death.
Its primary mandate is to deliver the Veterans Affairs Canada Funeral and Burial Program which provides funeral, burial and grave marking benefits for eligible Canadian and Allied Veterans....
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ONRC Nomination Form 2024
February 1, 2024
The Ontario Regional Council (ONRC) Nomination Committee is searching for individuals to serve on the Board of Directors...
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Prison Ministry/Restorative Justice (PMRJ) network
Feb 20, 2024
There will be a Zoom meeting scheduled on TUESDAY, APRIL 9th, 6.30 pm -8.00 pm EDT. An agenda and zoom link will be sent to all as we get nearer the date. Please invite others who may have an interest in learning how they can get involved...
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