Ignatius(Nov 5): Development And Peace News: Visit https://www.devp.org/en/international to find out more about D&P’s International Programs for Community Development and Emergencies.
 
Current Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is responding in Bangladesh at the border area with Myanmar in the district of Cox’s Bazar. It is supporting a food distribution program with its partner Caritas Bangladesh and is providing aid to 25,000 of the most vulnerable people.
Community Development Programs: D&P programs in the Global South are driven by the need to create greater social justice in the world by addressing the root causes of poverty and injustice.
Emergencies: D&P take part in emergency relief and reconstruction work in response to natural disasters & humanitarian crises. Their emergency programs usually include a first response to humanitarian needs & a second response in helping communities rebuild & become more resilient.

 
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7Canadian Jesuits International —“Tell Ten” Giving Tuesday 2017 “Tell Ten” is Canadian Jesuits International’s Giving Tuesday campaign for 2017. It is aimed at spreading the word about support for livelihoods with a focus on justice & human dignity. To learn more about CJI’s projects, Visit http://-www.canadianjesuitsinternational.ca/2017/09/07/giving-tuesday-tell-ten/. For more info about how you can “Tell Ten” as we approach Giving Tuesday on November 28, please contact Isabel at iperezdoherty AT jesuits.org or phone 1-800-448-2148. Join our campaign and “Tell Ten”: THANK YOU for your interest and support!

 
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(Nov 5): Paid Volunteers for Extreme Weather Response program. The Men’s Hostel is looking for paid volunteers for our Extreme Weather Response program. This upcoming winter, we will need people to come in and help the staff supervise the shelter from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm.
 
Overnight shifts are also available. All shifts are paid. If interested, please call Frances Cabahug at 604-443-3292 or email fcabahug AT rcav.org for more information.

 
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IgnatiusWorld Mission Sunday. October 22, 2017 is World Mission Sunday. This year it has been given the theme: “Rediscovering Mission at the Heart of Christian Faith”. Catholics everywhere are invited to support the mission work of the Church. The distribution
of the proceeds of this collection is overseen by Pontifical Mission Societies, used for the missionary work of the Church in the neediest areas of the world. Your generous prayer & financial support is an excellent way to enable the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, the missionary heart of Christian communities, join in prayer to respond to the vast needs of evangelization. Thank you for your support & participation on this annual celebration.
 
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(Oct 2017): Men’s Hostel needs donations of clean & dry socks, & new underwear Catholic Charities Men’s Hostel is in immediate need of men’s socks & underwear of all sizes. We have nearly 1500 individual guests stay with us over the span of a year. And we have many others come to our door asking for clothes, food & more. Having clean & dry socks & underwear (new) is a top request. We need your help urgently.
 
Please drop them off at the Men’s Hostel at 828 Cambie Street after
9:00am
. Thank you for keeping our guests warmly dressed and also in
your sincere prayers.

 
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(Oct 2017): Paid Volunteers for Extreme Weather Response program. The Men’s Hostel is looking for paid volunteers for our Extreme Weather Response program. This upcoming winter, we will need people to come in and help the staff supervise the shelter from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm.
 
Overnight shifts are also available. All shifts are paid. If interested, please call Frances Cabahug at 604-443-3292 or email fcabahug AT rcav.org for more information.

 
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(Oct 2017): The Door is Open needs food and clothing donations. The Door is Open is in need of clothing and food donations, especially season-appropriate clothes for men and women (not children), such as t-shirts and men’s underwear (new).
 
Please make sure the clothes are washed and placed in clear bags labelled for men or women. Non-perishable food donations are also requested, including pasta, pasta sauce, and canned tuna.
 
If you can donate, please contact Frances at thedoorisopen.ca/#contact. For more information how to donate, click here…

 
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(Oct 2017): Birthright Vancouver is looking for volunteers. Would you like to help women in crisis pregnancy situations? Birthright Vancouver is looking for volunteers who can commit 3 hours a week, weekday morning or afternoons to the this mission. Contact birthrightvancouver AT gmail.com.
 
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Refugee Family Sponsorship News (click here).


 
 
 
 

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Important Links

Jesuit Forum: http://www.jesuitforum.ca/
Justice Centre in Montreal (Centre Justice et Foi): En Francais – http://cjf.qc.ca/