Here is the French language petition, the same as the English one. Feel free to circulate and use it.
Barbara Dowding writes, “At the February national executive meeting, it was decided unanimously to call upon this power of prayer and to initiate a nationwide 12 Hours of Prayer for Palliative Care on May 4, 2016. This is designed to take place during the National Hospice Palliative Care Week (organized by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association) as a profound witness to the sanctity of human life.”
On May 4th, let us all unite in One Heart, One Voice, One Mission for this cause. All the information you need for this initiative is in the above link.
There will be adoration at the St. Raymond’s chapel on the south shore (Candiac) at 3 place Halifax from 9:30 am to 9:30 pm; as well as at St. Patrick’s Basilica in downtown Montreal, 454 René-Levesque Blvd. West, from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm.
Are you wondering why people are holding balloons in the video? They were becoming aware of their fears and letting them go.
The next provincial workshop will be held during the annual convention. Don’t miss it!
Join us for a Leadership workshop on Saturday March 5th at 9 am at the Manoir d’Youville. Bring your own lunch or buy lunch at the cafeteria. There is no cost to participate but to help prepare materials you can sign-up by contacting Linda Chisolm our organization chairperson.
You can watch and contemplate the prayer from the Joy of the Gospel
Follow this link to read the article in the diocesan newsletter about the 60th annual convention and celebration! (Page 19)