Saturday, March 17, 2018
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Reflections on National Aboriginal Day

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. According to Wikipedia, National Aboriginal Day recognizes and celebrates the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. It was first celebrated in 1996, after it was proclaimed by then Governor General of Canada Roméo LeBlanc to be celebrated on 21 June annually.

Celebrating Planet Earth in the Month of April

April is a time of transformation and renewal: Seeds sprout, rain cascades and birds chirp. With all that Mother Earth contends with, we, as humans, need to do our part to nurture and celebrate the planet. 

Congratulations to Sister Mary Ellen Burns

Sister Mary Ellen Burns was recently featured in Missions Today magazine. The article touches on her many achievements as a teacher and religious educator as well as being awarded the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice by Pope Francis.

Honouring Our Students: Pow Wow and Indigenous Festival

On March 11, 2017, a pow wow was held in the Sports Gym at the University of Toronto. This first major pow wow on campus in decades was hosted by the Indigenous Studies Students’ Union. 

Portraits of Faith Book Launch

On November 15, Faith Connections launched its first book, Portraits of Faith, a collection of essays from young adult Catholics. At the launch party, guests and authors mingled and enjoyed refreshments together. Please click here to see photos of the event.

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