"Get moving, you peacemakers..."

Ninette D'Souza and Fr. Bob Holmes

On September 21, those gathered at Theology on Tap listened to Ninette D’Souza and Fr. Bob Holmes as they shared stories of individual Palestinian Christians they have met in order to tell “The Story of the Christians of Bethlehem Today”.

Ninette explained that she had been on a Basilian Peace and Justice pilgrimage with Fr. Bob to the Holy Land in 2008. The Palestinians there told her that the best thing she could do upon returning home was to “tell the true story” of the Palestinians.

Racism. Stop It! Video Competition

The Racism. Stop It! National Video Competition is a contest which provides the opportunity for young adults between the ages of 18 and 20, to submit short videos (45 to 60 seconds) on their thoughts about eliminating racism. This initiative reaches thousands of youth and educators from across the country every year and includes the participation of many significant partners such as, the National Film Board of Canada, Panasonic Canada Inc., MuchMusic and VRAK.TV.

Ten winning videos will be chosen to be broadcast on partners' networks, reaching a majority of Canadians.

Stand in Solidarity: Pray for Peace Today

The United Nations has declared today, September 21, the International Day of Peace, and the World Council of Churches has declared today the International Day of Prayer for Peace.

We invite you to stand in solidarity with those around the world, and those here at home, who are victims of violence and unrest. Please: reflect, discuss, act, and pray for peace.

Come to a Weekend Retreat for Single Women

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto invite single women aged 18-39 to join them for a weekend of prayer and reflection.
Reflections shared by Patricia – a participant on the June 2009 retreat: "Listen, I am standing at the door knocking" A spiritual retreat is a personal encounter with GOD. In it we listen to God’s voice and open ourselves to God’s guidance.