Five Loaves and Two Fishes
August 1 2021
.In June 2008 a woman named Corrinne May wrote a song based on the miracle of the loaves and fishes performed by Jesus. The song is called “Five loaves and two fishes”. In her lyrics we see what transpires from the perspective of the boy who brought the loaves and fishes...
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Ontario Advocacy Newsletter
May 12, 2021
This Newsletter serves to keep our Social Justice Reps and interested Vincentians up to date regarding advocacy issues. It suggests specific actions individual Vincentians can take to help our neighbours in need achieve a better life (read more)


Changing Times
April 15, 2021
In concert with the launch of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul’s Canada-wide, multiyear National Action Plan on housing, this is the second in a series of newsletters to help you and your Conference address the housing needs in your community. (read more)


Diversity and Inclusion
January 16, 2021
In response to the current discussions at our National Council level regarding systemic racism in Canada, the ONRC formed a Systemic Racism Working Group (SRWG) to discuss this issue and how it affects racialized persons, especially those living in poverty.(read more)


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July 4: Feast Day of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati
July 4, 2021
He was born in Turin, Italy on April 6, 1901. “At the age of 17, he joined the St. Vincent de Paul Society and combined in a remarkable way political activism and social justice work, piety and devotion, humanity and goodness, holiness and daily life.”...
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National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21, 2021
This year, Canadians celebrate the 25th Anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. It’s a day for all of us to recognize the many achievements of our country’s three Indigenous people – the First Nations, the Inuit and the Metis....
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Dear Brothers and Sisters,
July 7, 2021
Please share this monthly news with all Vincentians.
Topics:
Spiritual Matters; New ONRC Board; Homelessness Webinar; Social Justice National Council; International;
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Every Child Matters
June 1
We searched for you
You supposed to come home.
Instead, the robes came.
They told us that you ran away.
We told them that you would never run away.
We told them that you were too young to run away.
We told them that you were afraid of the dark. ...
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St George's Vegetable Gardens
May 30
After a successful growing season in the spring and summer of 2019 members from the Saint George conference in London have started two new garden projects in Byron. The fresh vegitables were really appreciated by our neighbours in need...
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North of 60 - Spring News
April 29
North of 60 is once again full steam ahead even though the pandemic is biting at our heels.
This new lockdown will again put a damper in our gathering of food items. Items usually gifted by the schools and our parishes won’t be able to be collected due to their closures. This means that our local conferences/councils will most likely need to purchase food items but our grocery shelves are not bare this year....
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