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Social Justice, Peace

Climate Emergency Statement

On September 1, all 64 Canadian congregations of Catholic Sisters in the UISG (International Union of Superiors General) released a joint statement and prayer regarding the climate emergency. Please click here to see them.

Inside the Say No to Nestlé Campaign

Say No To Nestlé is an ongoing effort to stop Nestlé’s water taking in Wellington County. The Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto recently made generous financial donations to Wellington Water Watchers to support this campaign. Click here to read more about the campaign and its challenges.

Urging Ontario to Reconsider Legal Aid Cuts

On April 22, the Office for Systemic Justice, Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada, sent Premier Doug Ford the following letter:

Fifth Sunday of Lent: Solidarity Sunday, April 7

Sister Divinia Pedro is engaged in ministry in Fort St. James, British Columbia. Mark Hayter, a parishioner with Sister Divinia at Our Lady of the Snows Parish, shared this beautiful and moving reflection on migrants and refugees. We have his permission to share his reflection here.

April 4: Refugee Rights Day

Becoming Neighbours has created a prayer service for Canada's Refugee Rights Day along with suggestions for supporting and welcoming newcomers. 

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