Social Justice, Peace
Students in an Agape program presented their creative final projects at Loretto Abbey on January 10, 2014: there were blogs, wordles (word clouds, see image), paintings, poems and videos. Agape is the Greek word for selfless unconditional love that gives without expecting anything in return.
On World Ocean Day, June 8, 2013, over 60 people responded to the invitation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto to join their celebration Come, Holy Spirit: A Ritual of Hope for a Planet in Crisis on World Ocean Day at the Mary Ward Centre in Toronto.
Catholic Register, June 6, 2013 — The Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto are celebrating World Ocean Day to raise awareness about the environmental damage being done to our oceans. On June 8, the UN-designated day, the sisters were to host “Come, Holy Spirit: A Ritual of Hope for a Planet in Crisis on World Ocean Day” at the Mary Ward Centre at Loretto College Residence, part of the University of St.
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.
Earth Day is an annual day of celebrating our Mother Earth. On this day, events and demonstrations take place around the world to support environmental protection. Here are some ways that you can celebrate Earth Day this year: