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.
Fr. James Mallon spoke about "Faith in the Media" at Theology on Tap on August 20. He tackled two questions: Can we trust the media? What is the Church's role in the media?
On the first question, we trust the mediation of art when it represents truth, beauty, and goodness. A narrative that represents these things brings us closer to God. Art is true when it originates in the Holy Spirit, and its mediator does not change it to suit his/her own special interest. Art is beautiful when it is inspiring and not depressing. Art is good when it gives us hope.
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto are looking for a Part-time Cook for dinner preparation for 8 Sisters (plus guests as required) at 528 Palmerston Blvd. Hours are 2:30-6:30, Monday to Friday, hourly rate: $17.04.
Please apply in writing to Russ Nesbitt, Director of Food Services. Resumes may be faxed to 416-222-0186 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting today, Friday, August 14th, the Board of Alpha Canada
begins a cross-country search for the ministry's next National
The current National Director, Susan Cockburn, has signaled her
intention to step down for personal reasons. Susan will maintain
her present responsibilities until the position is filled; she
will then continue serving the church in Canada as Alpha's
Regional Director for British Columbia.
"It has been an incredible privilege working in this role," said
Susan. "The vision of Alpha Canada is the evangelization of
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, are seeking a part-time Communications Coordinator to report to the Director of Communications. This role will focus on developing the Sisters' communication vehicles as well as the coordination of new initiatives.
The Catholic Register has published a great article about the Faith Connections June Justice Month event, Planting Seeds of Hope: a peace and mediation workshop with Dr. Sara Schleien and Sr. Mary Alban Bouchard, explaining how "to really understand peace, and to be good mediators, people need to start with themselves by bringing peace to the community through volunteering and thoughtful gestures."
Click here to read the full article!
Faith Connections is looking for volunteers and we’d love your help! If you are interested in helping support young adults, please contact Vanessa at email@example.com or 416-222-1426 ext 276.
Opportunities include but are not limited to:
Today is our third event of June Justice Month. This month has been a wonderful chance to reflect on and explore the issues of justice.
Tonight we will reflect, pray, and dialogue about consumerism. I invite all of you to join us in discussion (by posting comments/your thoughts to this blog) and prayer:
Reflecting on the Juxtapositions of Consumerism
Lord we take a moment to put ourselves in your presence …
This evening Faith Connections will host its third event of June Justice Month - Artists Against Consumerism. This month has been a wonderful chance to reflect on and explore the issues of justice.
This evening will be an opportunity to reflect, pray, and dialgoue about consumerism. I invite all of you to join us in prayer ...
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