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"Share the Journey" Walk - Development and Peace

Publié le : 2019-03-19 a 00h00 | Catégorie : News, Billboard

We are living at a time unprecedented in human history – people from nations around the world have been forced to flee their homes at numbers higher than at the end of WWII. 

On Saturday, April 6th, from 12:30 pm to 5 pm, join us in a walk in solidarity with the 68.5 million forced migrants around the world, organized by members of Development and Peace from Gatineau & Ottawa. 

We will be stopping significant spots along the way on both sides of the river for brief reflections and stories from forced migrants. For those interested, we will end with a Mass at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Ottawa co-celebrated by Archbishop Prendergast, of Ottawa and Bishop Durocher of Gatineau.

12:30 pm Photo Exhibition: 50 Years of Solidarity
1:00 pm -  Welcome & Short Talk - Archbishop Durocher: Catholic Social Teaching & Forced Migration
1:30 pm - Sharing the Journey: Perspectives from local partners organizations
2:00 pm - Testimonies from Forced Migrants
2:20 pm -  Walk begins
4:30 pm - Arrival at National Gallery of Canada
5:00 pm - Mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral

View the program HERE

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