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A New Way to Fight Homelessness

Were you on Yonge St. between Lakeshore and Bloor or near Queen’s Park on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006? If you were you saw an unusual sight — a line of cars, at least 25, along with a couple of buses, all decorated with signs against poverty and homelessness. It was the official National Housing Day Car Rally. And Sisters Jacqueline de Verteuil, Pat Boucher and Jean Leahy participated.

Sister Bonetti’s Mission

On Sunday, Oct. 29, Sister Eugenia Bonetti, a Consolata Missionary Sister, spoke to a number of Sisters of St. Joseph and their guests at Morrow Park. Her talk was filled with information, energy and passion.

Our Journey of Faith and Education

The celebration of the 150th anniversary of St. James School, Colgan Ontario, situated north-west of Toronto, was held on Sept. 24, 2006. The interesting history of the school had its early beginning with a first classroom in the loft of St. James Church in the year 1856, set up by the Irish parishioners who were determined to make a strong beginning foundation for the education of their children.

By the year 1883, the government inspector made a visit to the school and a more than satisfactory report was issued for the continuation of the small school.

Faith Connections Celebrates its First Year

Faith Connections celebrated its first year on Sunday Oct. 29. Between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., over 70 people came through Morrow Park’s Mary Lounge to honour the day.

The Choice

The choice today is no longer between violence and non-violence. It is either non-violence or non-existence. — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Do you think Martin Luther King was correct is saying these words nearly half a century ago?
Do you there has been an increase in violence since the words were spoken?
What kinds of violence?  
What do you think are the causes of violence?
Do you think non-violence is "passivity"?

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