Happy 1st Canada Day for the Jadallah Family (St. Helen’s Parish)

It was the first Canada Day for the Jadallah family, Rita, Shadi, Sentia and Souheil, who arrived in Niagara from Syria in February. At Charles Daley Park they got up and close with a Canadian icon, meeting Mountie Marcel Van Ruyven.

It was the first Canada Day for the Jadallah family, Rita, Shadi, Sentia and Souheil, who arrived in Niagara from Syria in February. At Charles Daley Park they got up and close with a Canadian icon, meeting Mountie Marcel Van Ruyven. The Jadallah’s arrived to Canada this year sponsored by St. Helen’s Parish in Vineland. Source: Niagara This Week, July 1st, 2016, http://www.niagarathisweek.com/photogallerypopup/6749193

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Refugee Committee Chair Honoured

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It’s not in Paul Turner’s nature to take a shine to the spotlight and bask in the glow. As someone whose “heroes” are volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes in anonyity, the retired Welland high school teacher would rather sing their praises than hear his achievements trumpeted. But when Turner’s community service was brought to the forefront by a […]

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Parish Fundraisers for Refugees

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There is a great need for help to facilitate the integration of newly arriving refugee families into Canada. Support Diocesan and parishes efforts to sponsor and resettle Syrian refugees and find ways to get involved in our Refugee Ministry. Bellow you will find a list of featured events across the Diocese of St. Catharines Pasta Supper, St. Thomas Aquinas (SATURDAY, APRIL 2ND, 6pm @  St. Thomas Aquinas […]

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Diocese of Pittsburgh Supporting Our Initiatives

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by Ellen Mady, director of the Office for Marriage, Family & Life for the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Source: http://diopitt.org/latest-diocesan-news/join-lenten-drive-aid-mideast-refugees Posted under the title: “Join Lenten drive to aid Mideast refugees” on Mon., Mar. 14, 2016.   Our first parents, Adam and Eve, were exiled from the Garden of Eden. Jacob and Joseph both experienced exile. Moses spent his entire life in exile […]

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