Sowing seeds of love through 15,200 projects and partnerships
We have to state, without mincing words, that there is an inseparable bond between our faith and the poor. May we never abandon them.
Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel, 48.
For nearly 50 years, DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE has been committed to nurturing the bond between the faith of Canadian Catholics and the poorest of our brothers and sisters in the human family. Since our founding in 1967, Canadian Catholics have supported 15.200 local initiatives around the world through your generous donations to the annual Share Lent Campaign. These initiatives, in areas such as agriculture, education. community action, peacebuilding and citizen participation, continue to help the poor today.
The Share Lent collection is on the Fifth Sunday of Lent – Solidarity Sunday – March 22nd. Learn more at devp.orq.