An Enduring Bond

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Patricia Anzovino’s and Lynn Hannigan’s families were instrumental in the founding of Casa El Norte for refugees in Fort Erie.   Source: He was a young refugee. She was a widowed mother of four. Their unlikely friendship has come full circle. http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/the-sunday-edition-february-11-2018-1.4528197/he-was-a-young-refugee-she-was-a-widowed-mother-of-four-their-unlikely-friendship-has-come-full-circle-1.4528216 Image Source and Captions: In 1994, Placide Rubabaza fled war-torn Burundi and landed, terrified and alone, at the […]

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Ash Wednesday

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This year, Ash Wednesday, February 14 is also Valentine’s Day. Traditionally this is a secular celebration of love. It is natural to want to please the one that you love. On a much more profound level, it is the same with God. If we love God then we should want to please God in our thoughts, words and actions. We […]

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Together for Peace: Share Lent 2018

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Dear Sisters and Brothers, Once again it is Lent, that sacred time of year when Develop- ment and Peace – Caritas Canada invites us to live out a new Share Lent campaign, Together for Peace. Indeed, we are called to re ect on the profound meaning of peace by discovering the importance of dialogue within the context of reconciliation and […]

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NIAGARA UNCORKED: Mount Carmel puts faith in wine

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Wines made at monasteries have always been highly regarded. In fact, some might say that quality wines were perfected in the Middle Ages by monks. The brothers of Mount Carmel Monastery hope to continue that tradition, this time on Canadian soil. The Niagara Falls monastery was founded in 1875 by the Carmelites, a Roman Catholic religious order and has survived […]

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