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Is Water a Human Right?

On Nov. 18, 2006, CSJ Associates and Sisters gathered at Morrow Park to address the question: Is Water a Human Right? Not in Canada. The gathering was sponsored by Sister Jean Leahy and the Toronto Diocesan Council of Development and Peace, of which Sister Jean is a member.

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.

CSJ Associates Retreat

Fifty-five CSJ Associates and Sisters arrived in Niagara Falls the evening of Sept. 8, 2006 for our annual retreat weekend at Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre. That evening, we enjoyed meeting old friends and greeting new ones at a reception in the lounge. Ann Mullan, on behalf of the Associates, presented Sister Roberta Freeman and Sister Grace Sauvé with a framed symbolic representation, done in lace, of the eleven associate groups coming together in an interconnected design.

Taking your Soul to Work

Mimi Marrocco came to Faith Connections' Theology on Tap on June 14, 2006, and made a wonderful case for being ourselves during the 70% of our lives that we spend during our waking lives at work. Her illustration of the cost of denying that self, staying safe, was drawn from Dickens’ novel Great Expectations: Wemmick, the “post-office-mouth man” — man as machine during office hours.

JPIC Meeting / Retreat / Visioning / Session

The Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Team met with the Justice Committee and the Cherish the Earth Group on Thursday evening, June 8 and all day Friday, June 9, in a pre-planned retreat and visioning session that proved to be extremely life-giving and rewarding for all the participants. The end product of their deliberations was a proposal presented to the Leadership Team suggesting a congregational focus in justice, peace and ecology for the coming year.

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