The theme chosen by Pope Francis for the upcoming World Day of Migrants and Refugees is “Welcoming, protecting, promoting, and integrating migrants and refugees." (To read His Holiness’ full message, click... Read More
November 20-27, 2016 marks Restorative Justice week in Canada
Restorative Justice (RJ) understands crime from the prospective of the harm caused to people and relationships. It seeks to address the deepest needs of the victim, the offender, and the community.
The Prison ministry of the Archdiocese, Catholic Charities Justice Services (CCJS) focuses on RJ activities by visiting those in prison, attending to those returning to the community, offering support to victims and families,... Read More
On October 4, 2014 Catholic Charities Justice Services (CCSJ) of the Archdiocese of Vancouver presented “Sharing the Treasures of our Faith”, a volunteer support and development conference for those who serve our brothers and sisters in and outside of the prisons. This was a day to explore the rewarding... Read More
The Trafficked Human campaign is guided by the mission to educate and raise awareness of the law around exploited and trafficked individuals in Canada. We all have a responsibility to report to law enforcement any evidence of... Read More
Latest news ---The Passing of Bill C-36!We are excited as it moves us in the right direction. We have a lot of work to do and will continue to host Red Light Green Light film screenings in 2015!
As we move forward education will be paramount to ensuring this law will greatly... Read More
The Refugee Sponsorship Program is a humanitarian service that assists persons fleeing from persecution and violence in their home countries. It aims to minister to marginalized families as they resettle in a new country with a culture that is different from theirs. Refugee sponsorship entails a 12 month commitment in which the pastor, parishioners who set up a settlement committee and in some cases family members who work together to set... Read More