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An Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace and Harmony
In a time of violence, pain and war, we will gather during World Interfaith Harmony Week 2023. We are many faiths, and persons, who long for peace and
harmony between nations, among peoples, and with our Earth. Join us at the Mary Ward Centre | 70 St. Mary Street, Toronto
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 @ 7pm
Prayers will be offered by faith leaders
and will be followed by hospitality.
Leave the busyness of the day behind and join us for a quiet afternoon of contemplation.
These 2-hour sessions begin with an opening prayer and are followed by quiet time for personal nourishment in our chapel and gathering spaces. Come at 2:30pm for coffee/tea. Suggested offering: $10 per session. Free for students. Note: The suggested offering is not required but is appreciated to help us continue our programming.
End human trafficking in Canada: a commitment for all.
Human trafficking -the modern slavery- affects the most vulnerable populations around the world and Canada is no exception. Migrant workers are greatly affected by labour exploitation. The Collaborative Network to End Exploitation and the Mary Ward Center organize a participatory workshop to learn and analyze how migrant workers are guided through the stages of exploitation.
Festival of Women and Girls: Making a world of difference!
Join us on Saturday March 4th, from 1 PM to 5 PM at the Mary Ward Centre for a Festival in honour of the continuing contributions of the Loretto Sisters (175 th Anniversary in Canada), and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto (170 th Anniversary in Canada) in empowering women to be agents of change. Join us in celebrating that legacy and highlighting women and girls who are making a difference in the world. Doors will be open at 12:30 PM.
Retreat In Daily life - lent 2023
An opportunity to experience the gift of prayer and Spiritual Accompaniment. Register by email at : email@example.com
Join a group of young adults for biweekly prayer in the Ignatian tradition.
We meet every 2nd Thursday to pray with key moments in the life of Ignatius of Loyola using scripture and your own life experience.
Followed by social.
Facilitated by the Jesuits, Loretto Sisters, Sisters of St. Joseph, and Xavière Sisters
Indigenous Commemoration Days
About this event:
Discover the days, weeks and months that are celebrated in our country and around the world to commemorate and promote Aboriginal and Indigenous peoples.
Open Warming Centres Now
Toronto’s shelter system is overcapacity (168 people needing a shelter bed
are turned away every single day). The emergency warming centres only
open during extreme cold temperatures of -15 degrees or colder. Join the Stone Soup Network as we tell the mayor and city councillors that we need to take measures to prevent injuries and death. Help us get to 16800 signatures this week so that 168 people needing
shelter tonight will be safe.
Send an email to the mayor and councillors by going to: https://stonesoupnetwork.ca/openwarmingcentres/
*The "Golden Rule" is the simplest, most effective Interfaith Tool which enhances Interfaith Dialogue. *
In this event, we will:
• Meet and learn from interfaith experts Paul McKenna and Kathy Murtha, with over 40 years of experience in interfaith work.
• Learn what the "Golden Rule" is and how its value is shared in all of the major faith traditions is our world today.
• Learn how the Golden Rule is applied in our everyday lives.
• Have fun and uplifting exercises.
Human Trafficking - A hidden Crime
For more from our Human Trafficking Awareness campaign.