With food bank use at record highs and 10-year waiting lists for affordable housing, many Ontarians are falling through the cracks of Ontario’s social safety net — social programs that exist to prevent poverty and help those in precarious situations. When a group of knitters discussed these problems, someone joked that they should knit a social safety net themselves, and a beautiful idea was borne.
Over 80 people attended the Fontbonne Ministries Volunteer Appreciation Brunch on Sunday, April 28, 2013. Volunteers, staff and Sisters gathered at Mustard Seed at 791 Queen Street East. Together, they shared and socialized over a mid-day meal and celebrated another year of volunteers donating time and effort to different programs in Fontbonne Ministries.
After the brunch, Sister Thérèse Meunier spoke to the volunteers and thanked them for their contributions. "You exemplify the charism of the Sisters of St.
June 22, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Young adults (18 - 39) are invited to join us for a mid-day hike and prayer at Humber Bay Park!
We will be meeting at the East entrance of Humber Bay Park located at Park Lawn Rd & Lake Shore Blvd W. You will find us in the bus turn-around located on the south-west corner.
Parking available & TTC accessible.
Please pack a lunch, water, and weather-appropriate gear (we will be gathering rain or shine).
June 1, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Young adults (18-39) are invited to communion with the Holy Trinity at an afternoon retreat and reflection on the Feast of Corpus Christi!
Special guest: Fr.