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Faith connections, a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto, welcomes young adults 18 to 39 to engage in opportunities that generate spiritual growth and community-building.
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O come let us adore...

December 19, 2017 - 1:27pm
image/jpeg iconFC-Christmas-Card-2017.jpg Wishing you all the grace, hope and joy of this holy season.
We look forward to connecting with you in the new year!

 
Happy Advent and merry Christmas,
Sr. Mechtilde, Kataryna, Rob, Jean, Leanne

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Fake News, Faith in News, and Your Part in the News Cycle

December 19, 2017 - 1:09pm
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Last year’s U.S. presidential election saw the emergence of an intriguing phenomenon: fake news.

While false stories are not new in the history of politics and news reporting, the fabrications that emerged from mysterious sources during the course of the electoral process gained significant attention due to the viral power of social media and the polarizing nature of the major-party candidates. With the help of Dr. Joyce Smith, associate professor of journalism at Ryerson University, the November 27 Theology on Tap in downtown Toronto unpacked a very pertinent question: of the myriad information we come across, what is true, and how can we draw on our Catholic faith to help us navigate the landscape?

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Young people, Faith and Discernment

October 25, 2017 - 1:41pm
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On October 22nd, Salt + Light TV aired a special program on the topic of the 2018 synod on “Youth, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment”. Faith Connections participated in the panel along with many other young adults all throughout Canada. You can watch it here!

Synods on our Minds — The First Theology on Tap Central and the Speak Up! Listening Sessions

October 24, 2017 - 10:39am
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The lived experience of church for many people is very local.

Most often, this consists of going to the nearby parish for Mass on Sunday and other holy days, and maybe the occasional trip to the confessional. Some also give their time to volunteer with parish groups. In living this localized experience, we may not always be totally aware what is going on in the wider, universal Church, in particular at the realm of the Pope, bishops and cardinals; nor are we always entirely cognizant of how their activities connect with our involvement the mystical Body of Christ.

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Fontbonne Ministries offers diverse programs that are welcoming and inclusive. The charity was founded in 2000 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto, a community of women who, through their compassionate presence, respond to various needs. Fontbonne Ministries continues, with the Sisters, their mission of reflecting the love of God and neighbour.

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