The D&P region of Saskatchewan – Keewatin Le Pas is inviting its members and the public to our Campaign Extravaganza on Saturday Sept. 14th, 2019 at St. Thomas More College, U of S (1437 College Drive, Saskatoon).  Beginning at 1:00 and running to 9:30 pm, our Extravaganza is an inter-active, engaging and festive launch of our 2019-2020 campaign, “Care for Our Common Home”.

 

We want you to have the first look at our campaign that is inspired by the upcoming Synod on the Amazon and Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si.  Our keynote speaker is Archbishop Don Bolen who participated in pre-synod meetings with the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network.

 

Registration: $35 ($30 for members).  Deadline: August 30. On-line registration includes a small processing fee. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/extravaganza-campaign-launch-2019-tickets-62416377064 .  Coffeehouse only: $5 at the door.  For more information contact extravaganza@devp.org .

 

The day’s program which you may join at any time:

 

12:30 – Registration/arrival begins

1:00 – Welcome, Opening Prayer

1:40 – Lightning Talks (3 presenters) – 5 minute talks by the presenters to introduce & lightly summarize their topic

2:00 – Breakout Sessions (3 sessions) – participants choose which presentations to attend

3:10 – BREAK

3:30 – Keynote from Bishop Don

4:30 -5:15 – Wrap Up & Action Commitment

5:30 – Evening Prayer/Liturgy

6:00 – Supper

7:30 -9:30 – Coffeehouse 

 

On behalf of the planning committee, we thank you for being a member of D&P and your witness of solidarity in the world.  We look forward to seeing you at our Extravaganza!

Prince Albert Diocesan Council

Development and Peace/Caritas Canada

 

Development and Peace/Caritas Canada was established by the Canadian Bishops in 1967 and has the following mission:

 

The Development and Peace/Caritas Canada, a democratic movement for international solidarity, supports partners in the Global South in the pursuit of alternatives to unjust social, political and economic structures. 

It educates the Canadian population about the causes of impoverishment of peoples and mobilizes actions for change.

In the struggle for human dignity, Development and Peace/Caritas Canada associates with social change groups in the North and South. 

It supports women in their search for social and economic justice. 

Development and Peace/Caritas Canada, the official development organization of the Canadian Catholic Church, is inspired by the values of the Gospel, particularly "the preferential option for the poor."

Each Diocese has a Diocesan Council. In this diocese the

Co-Chairs are:

 

Deaneries 1, 2 &3: Marj Bienia (e-mail: mbienia@sasktel.net) and

Deaneries 4, 5 &6: Clarence Briand (e-mail: cbriand@sasktel.net)

 

The Deanery Leader for Prince Albert Deanery (1) is

The Deanery Leader for Melfort Deanery (2) is

Leroy Bader (lbader@sasktel.net).

The Deanery Leader for Wakaw Deanery (3) is

The Deanery Leader for Shellbrook Deanery (4) is

The Co-Deanery Leaders for North Battleford Deanery (5) are

Louise Doom & Josephine Burns (jbslimshaddy@gmail.com).

 

The Deanery Leader for Meadow Lake Deanery (6) is

Heather Oberhofer. (heatheroberhofer@hotmail.com)

There are 2 regular national campaigns each year:

The Fall Campaign is designed to raise awareness and educate Canadian Catholics about current issues worldwide.

 

The Share Lent Campaign is the major fundraiser that funds our programs.

 

We also welcome donors who wish to donate on a monthly basis through Share Year Round.

 

For more information please visit our national website: www.devp.org.