Social Justice and Advocacy: What’s new

To learn more about Social Justice and Advocacy in the Diocese of Toronto, see “What We Do”.

Social Justice Vestry Motion: Taking Action on Climate Change

Our 2020 Social Justice Vestry Motion focuses on climate change, with a call to action for the federal government as well as inviting parishes to choose their own contribution to lowering greenhouse gases.

Taking Action on Climate Change: Vestry Motion and Backgrounder 2020 (PDF)

York-Credit Valley Advent Social Justice Retreat: Filling the Hungry with Good Things

Join Fr. Don Beyers, York-Credit Valley Social Justice Officer, for a morning of prayer, reflection and discussion on the social justice themes of Advent as seen through Mary’s hymn – the Magnificat – a song of praise for the in-breaking of God’s justice in the world. Join us and ready yourself for Advent with this half-day retreat. All welcome!

Free, but please register to help us plan accordingly.

Outreach Conference Keynote Address Available

Thanks to all who attended our recent Outreach & Advocacy Conference, “Grounded and Growing in Christ: Church as a Centre of Resistance and Hope.”  You can read about the event here.

Read Thea Prescod’s keynote address

Outreach & Advocacy Prayer Cycle

We have updated the Outreach & Advocacy Prayer Cycle for 2019-2020. Please use the PDF format and choose “booklet” to print the full resource; to copy excerpts into your weekly bulletin please choose the Word format.

The 2018-2019 Outreach & Advocacy Prayer Cycle is still available (to the end of November 2019):

(For best results, select the “booklet” option when printing from the PDF)

Get Involved: Contact Elin Goulden, Social Justice & Advocacy Consultant, at or by phone at 416-363-6021 (1-800-668-8932), extension 240.