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Faith Connections

Fontbonne Ministries: Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

On April 24, over 80 people attended Fontbonne Ministries' annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. Volunteers, staff and Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto assembled at the Famous People Players dining hall and theatre to enjoy socializing, an afternoon meal and a variety of musical performances from puppets and their puppeteers.

Lenten Listening Retreat (Registration deadline)

Event Date: 
February 1, 2016 - 6:30pm
February 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. is the deadline for regsitering for Lenten Listening: A Busy Person's Retreat, for young adults (18-39). It is an opportunity for young adults from different areas of the Archdiocese of Toronto to experience the gift of Spiritual Accompaniment this Lent!
 
The retreat will begin and end with a group gathering.

Lenten Listening: A Busy Person's Retreat

Event Date: 
February 10, 2016 - 6:30pm
Faith Connections, Regis College, and the Toronto Area Vocation Directors Association invite young adults (18-39) from different areas of the Archdiocese of Toronto to experience the gift of Spiritual Accompaniment this Lent! The retreat will begin and end with a group gathering. In the six weeks between, you will be invited to spend 15 minutes a day in prayer and meet with a spiritual companion in your area 3 times for 1 hour.
 
Cost: $25. Register by February 1.

Theology on Tap: Examen Your Social Media

Event Date: 
January 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
Faith Connections invites young adults (19-39) to join us for an evening of thought-provoking theological discussion in a comfortable and relaxed setting, with special guests: Andrea Scapinello and John O'Brien, SJ. Learn how to use St. Ignatius' Examen prayer to see how God is in all things... including social media. Munchies provided, cash bar, come and bring a friend!

Visiting the Birthplace of the Sisters of St. Joseph

From the Fall 2015 issue of Springs of Hope:
As part of an ongoing pilot formation project, the Leadership Team sent some of their lay staff this past October (2015) to a Mission Effectiveness Workshop in Le Puy-en-Velay, France, where the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph was founded in 1650. 
 
Including me, there were 18 lay staff present from Canada, the United States and Brazil with two facilitators and one Portuguese interpreter.
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