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50th anniversary

50 years of Faith and Sharing


In 1968, Jean Vanier announced the Word in a retreat at Marylake, which led to the creation of Faith and Sharing.

Here are activities to celebrate these 50 years.


Activities in preparation or in progress

Title Summary Details
Written testimonials What did Faith and Sharing bring me? All members of Faith and Sharing, current or past, are invited to write. Texts will be published in the Heart-to-Heart bulletin of October 2018
Community Twinning Each community discovers another community In preparation for French speaking communities.
Fichier PDF Twinning
Prayer for F&S Praying for other Faith and Sharing Communities In local meetings or retreats, or each at home, put other communities and their members in our prayer intentions
Greeting card Send a greeting card to other French and English speaking communities North American coordinators can provide addresses

Activities completed

Title Summary Details
Invitation Article published in the Heart-to-Heart bulletin of April 2017 Fichier PDF Article of the North American committe
Meeting in Brossard (Quebec) Former participants meet on
February 9
Announcement
Fichier PDF Report and photo
Song "Lord Jesus, You Shall be my Song" Remember this song that Jean Vanier liked a lot Fichier PDF Detail of the song
The beginnings Talk about the beginnings of Faith and Sharing in your community/region Texts of the Heart-to-Heart bulletin of April 2018

Suggestions for activities

Here are some suggestions made by members of Faith and Sharing, which will be realized probably:

Title Summary Details
Prayer together At a specific time, all members of all communities are invited to pray, everyone at home

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