Share Lent begins Ash Wednesday March 1

February 24, 2017


Share Lent 2017: Women at the Heart of Change
Development and Peace Manitoba Regional Office presented a Share Lent workshop Jan. 28 at St. John Cantius Church in Winnipeg. The theme of the 2017 Share Lent Campaign is Women at the Heart of Change. Above, at left, Megan Marques, D and P Youth Ambassador for Manitoba, and Animator Janelle Delorme display the poster marking the 50th year of Development and Peace, the international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada assisting poor communities in the Global South. The Share Lent campaign starts on Ash Wednesday. On the fifth Sunday of Lent, a collection takes place in all of the parishes across Canada to support the work of Development and Peace.

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