• Connecting Ministries at the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto: Part 1


    “When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves,”

    -William Arthur Ward


  • Advent Prayers : Week IV

    Advent Wreath Prayer

    Loving God, bless this advent wreath.

    May its ever-greenness be a sign of life and of light in the midst of the darkness of Winter. May the candles that burn brightly upon it remind us of Your Son, Jesus, who is the light of the world.

    As we light each of these candles this Advent, may we rekindle within ourselves the desire to prepare the way for the birth of Christ.

  • Faith Connections Theology on Tap November 21 - Living Poverty of Spirit: The Challenges and Benefits


    On November 21, Bishop Hundt explored the notion of living in poverty of spirit with the Faith Connections Theology on Tap audience.

    Living in "poverty" seems like a strange and frightening notion for many young adults who have grown up in a highly materialistic society that values the consumption of production over everything else.

  • Advent Prayers : Week III

    Advent Wreath Prayer

    Loving God, bless this advent wreath.

    May its ever-greenness be a sign of life and of light in the midst of the darkness of Winter. May the candles that burn brightly upon it remind us of Your Son, Jesus, who is the light of the world.

    As we light each of these candles this Advent, may we rekindle within ourselves the desire to prepare the way for the birth of Christ.

    Week 3

  • Faith Connections Theology on Tap October 24 - The Mystical Body of Christ Globalized


    On Wednesday October 24th Luke Stocking, Animator for the Canadian Catholic
    Organization For Development and Peace, spoke at Faith Connections Theology On Tap hosted by the Sisters of St. Joseph in the heart of Toronto at the Duke of York Pub.

  • Remembering Las Abejas


    On December 22, 1997, in the small community of Acteal, Chiapas, Mexico, a community known as Las Abejas, was gathered in the church to fast and pray for peace.

  • Young Adult Ministry Networking Event

    On November 15, 2007 Faith Connections hosted a Young Adult Ministry Networking event that brought together a diverse mix of religious, educational, private, non-profit and media participants.

    Together we shared our experiences of young adult ministry and dialogued about the ever-changing needs of 18 – 39 year olds.

    Counted among the success of the evening were:

    Learning Opportunities : to learn about new young adult ministries. Those present heard about at least one ministry they had not yet encountered.

  • Advent Prayers : Week II

    Advent Wreath Prayer

    Loving God, bless this advent wreath.

    May its ever-greenness be a sign of life and of light in the midst of the darkness of Winter. May the candles that burn brightly upon it remind us of Your Son, Jesus, who is the light of the world.

    As we light each of these candles this Advent, may we rekindle within ourselves the desire to prepare the way for the birth of Christ.

     

  • Advent Prayers : Week I

    Advent Wreath


    Advent Wreath Prayer

    Loving God, bless this advent wreath.

    May its ever-greenness be a sign of life and of light in the midst of the darkness of Winter. May the candles that burn brightly upon it remind us of Your Son, Jesus, who is the light of the world.

    As we light each of these candles this Advent, may we rekindle within ourselves the desire to prepare the way for the birth of Christ.


    Week 1

  • Faith Connections Tap on Tour: November 13th - Choosing Life- In All Its Meaning

    The Newman Centre, at the heart of the University of Toronto, was the perfect venue for the Tap on Tour event held on November 13th, as it was both easy and welcoming.

    For the topic, Choosing Life-In All Its Meaning, we were graced by the Sisters of Life; Sr. Antoniana, Sr. Clare, & Sr. Monica, who have vowed to protect and enhance the sacredness of human life.