There is a time for everything..
May 1 2021
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:
a time to be born and a time to die,
a time to plant and a time to uproot,
a time to kill and a time to heal,
a time to tear down and a time to build,
a time to weep and a time to laugh,
a time to mourn and a time to dance,
a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,

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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)


Take Action in 2021
January 27, 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)


February is Black History Month
January 25, 2021
While February is Black history month and a great time to read about the rich black history here in Ontario and Canada, we should also recognize the many difficulties and challenges faced by the black community in striving to reach a level of equality with all Canadians. (read more)


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Feast of St Louise de Marillac
May 9, 2021
Louise de Marillac was born probably at Ferrieres-en-Brie near Meux, France, on August 12, 1591. She was educated by the Dominican nuns at Poissy. She desired to become a nun but on the advice of her confessor, she married Antony LeGras, an official in the Queen's service, in 1613. After Antony's death in 1625, she met St. Vincent de Paul, who became her spiritual adviser...
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National Retreat
May 8, 2021
...This two-hour virtual gathering is open to all Vincentians, with time allowed after the retreat for further sharing and discussion. Even though a virtual gathering is not ideal for a retreat, it does provide an opportunity to connect from coast to coast...
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Dear Brothers and Sisters,
May 2, 2021
Please share this monthly news with all Vincentians.
Topics:
Spiritual Matters; Congratulations to the new incoming board members; Webinars/Meetings; Ontario Covid-19 Child Benefit; North of 60; Social Justice National Council; International; Congratulations!;
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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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April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week
April 15
"Vincentians from coast to coast have adapted with alternative and creative methods to assist in all possible ways. We are all impacted, but for some, it hurts more and our volunteers have stepped up...

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On the Street on Valentine's Day
March 21
"Prayer in action is love, and love in action is service"
(Mother Teresa)
This was the inspiration to this event and that we should serve and to give love unconditionally to everyone in need....

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