Saturday, November 5 from 5 to 9 PM Celebrate Sanctuary North’s fifteenth anniversary! There will be supper, a bar, music, entertainment and a slide show of Sanctuary North’s fifteen year… Read More »Celebrate Sanctuary North’s 15th Anniversary on November 5th
The Holy Trinity Refugee Committee will host it’s Annual Book Sale on Thursday, June 23 & Friday June 24 from 9 to 5 or so. This will be held outside… Read More »Book Sale this week! Thursday and Friday June 23 & 24!
On Thursday December 3 you can buy high quality clothing for your friends and family and know that you are making other people’s lives better too. Sojourn House has welcomed and supported… Read More »Sale Thursday, Dec 3 to support refugee work!
Homily on November 8, 2015 by Katherine Assad
Yesterday on the bus I got a text message from Rob Shropshire, a member of the Holy Trinity refugee committee whom many of you know, telling me to listen to an interview on CBC with John MaCallum, our new Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. Rob said that the interview was so amazing he was literally pinching himself, so I listened to it right then and there.
The minister confirmed that the government will indeed be moving ahead with the resettlement of 25,000 refugees and that the interim federal health program for refugees that was cut a few years ago would be fully reinstated. And these 25000 to be resettled will be government-assisted refugees. These numbers do not include the number of refugees that will be privately sponsored by constituent groups like ours of groups of five. For me this point is huge.Read More »Pinch me, I must be dreaming…
TORONTO September 4, 7pm. Yonge-Dundas Square http://toronto.nooneisillegal.org/TORefugeesWelcome