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Wake the World with Dawning Joy
In honour of the Year of Consecrated Life, we have created this video, which features images of Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto engaged in ministry. In the background you can hear the song commissioned for this special year: “Wake the World with Dawning Joy.”

Regis’ Lenten retreat takes aim at busy youth
The Catholic Register, February 13, 2015 — Everyone needs spiritual direction at some point in their life, said Sr. Mechtilde O’Mara. So during the Lenten season, Faith Connections is organizing “a busy’s person’s retreat” called Lenten Listening. The retreat is a six-week program that provides young adults in the Archdiocese of Toronto the opportunity to meet with a spiritual companion to accompany them along their Lenten journey.
Sr. Anne Speaks at Federal Homeless Funding Announcement
Sister Anne Schenck was part of a Friday, February 13 press conference held at Furniture Bank. At this conference, the federal government announced $86 million in funding to fight homelessness in Toronto. Present were Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver, Minister of State Candice Bergen, Etobicoke-Lakeshore MP Bernard Trottier, Toronto Mayor John Tory, and Sister Anne (pictured right in red), the founder of Furniture Bank. Speaking at the conference, Mayor Tory said, "This five-year commitment from the federal government means we can continue to provide much-needed services to help Toronto’s most vulnerable residents."

Pray With Us

Jesus said to Nicodemus: "The Son of Man must be lifted up... For God sent his son into the world not to condemn the world but so that through him the world might be saved.... Whoever refuses to believe is condemned already...Men have shown they prefer darkness to light because their deeds are evil." (John 3)

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I love the surprises God sends to our lives.

As she looks back on her years with her community, Sister Jacqueline de Verteuil says, "My strongest feeling is gratitude. My vocation enables me to use my God-given gifts serving the people of God."

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