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Parish Campaign Progress

$8,738,171

of $13,800,000

63%

of goal

ShareLife Sunday is

October 2/3

Living the Gospel

ShareLife Podcast

Staff from ShareLife agencies witness firsthand how the generosity of donors changes lives. The ShareLife Podcast features their stories, along with their insights on the issues facing poor and marginalized people in our communities. Download below or listen on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Spotify, Google Podcasts and other streaming platforms
  • Episode 1: Making a difference with depression in youth

    Guest: Amanda Fellows from Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

    2021 Parish Campaign Video

    The 2021 video highlights the story of Sue, a healthcare worker who learned how to manage her anxiety thanks to a Catholic Family Services agency.

    2021 Campaign Video (English)

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    2021 Campaign Video (English captions)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Chinese – Cantonese voiceover with Simplified captions)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Chinese – Cantonese voiceover with Traditional captions)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Chinese – Mandarin voiceover with Simplified captions)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Croatian subtitles)

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    2021 Campaign Video (French subtitles)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Italian subtitles)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Korean subtitles)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Polish subtitles)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Portuguese subtitles)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Spanish subtitles)

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    2021 Campaign Video (Vietnamese subtitles)

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    Instructions for Archtoronto websites

    Follow these instructions to add the Parish Campaign video to websites on the Archtoronto platform.

    2021 Agency Speakers

    In lieu of in-person speakers for the ShareLife Sunday collections, we invite parishes to present the following videos and audio files featuring representatives of ShareLife-funded agencies.

    Agency Speaker Video – Catholic Community Services of York Region

    Michelle Laxamana from Catholic Community Services of York Region speaks about the healing CCSYR is providing through the generosity of ShareLife donors. Preview on YouTube | Audio only

    Agency Speaker Video – Catholic Crosscultural Services

    Berna Bolanos from Catholic Crosscultural Services shares a story of transformation from her agency’s work with newcomers to Canada. Preview on YouTube | Audio only

    Agency Speaker Video – Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

    Michele Lawson from Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County shares how the agency is partnering with schools to improve the mental health of students. Preview on YouTube | Audio only

    Agency Speaker Video – Office for Refugees (ORAT)

    Deacon Rudy Ovcjak from the Office for Refugees of the Archdiocese of Toronto discusses how ShareLife supporters are bringing hope to refugees. Preview on YouTube | Audio only

    Agency Speaker Video – Providence Healthcare

    Debra McGraw from Providence Healthcare shares how the Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence are helping seniors in long term care stay safe and active during Covid. Preview on YouTube | Audio only

    Agency Speaker Video – Rose of Sharon

    Deanne Kukulewich explains how your gift to ShareLife is helping young mothers and their babies through Rose of Sharon. Preview on YouTube

    Agency Speaker Video – Silent Voice (ASL/English)

    Mike Cyr from Silent Voice shares how ShareLife supporters are improving accessibility for the Deaf community. Preview on YouTube

    Agency Speaker Video – St. Augustine’s Seminary (Marko Busic, English)

    Marko Busic, seminarian at St. Augustine’s Seminary, explains how your support of ShareLife is providing for the future of the Church. Preview on YouTube

    Agency Speaker Video – St. Augustine’s Seminary (Szymon Sorbian, Polish)

    Szymon Sorbian, a seminarian at St. Augustine’s Seminary, speaks about the role of ShareLife supporters in his path to the priesthood. Preview on YouTube

    Agency Speaker Video – St. Augustine’s Seminary (Matthew Wang, Mandarin Chinese)

    Matthew Wang, seminarian at St. Augustine’s Seminary, explains how your gift to ShareLife benefits those discerning the priesthood like himself. Preview on YouTube

    2021 Live Stream Bumper

    Bumper for live streamed masses

    Add this bumper to the end of your parish’s live streamed masses to promote the campaign.

    Fall 2020 Videos from Cardinal Collins

    Show the following videos during Mass and share them via your electronic bulletins, websites and social media channels.

    Message from Cardinal Collins

    Cardinal Thomas Collins speaks about why supporting ShareLife is more important than ever during the pandemic. Preview on YouTube

    Message from Cardinal Collins (Polish Subtitles)

    Cardinal Thomas Collins speaks about why supporting ShareLife is more important than ever during the pandemic. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Agency Speakers

    In lieu of in-person speakers for the ShareLife Sunday collections in fall 2020, we invite parishes to present the following videos and audio files featuring representatives of ShareLife-funded agencies.

    Catholic Community Services of York Region

    Michelle Laxamana from Catholic Community Services of York Region shares the story of Mary, who underwent counselling and reconciled with her family during the pandemic. Preview on YouTube

    Catholic Family Services of Durham

    Elizabeth Pierce, Executive Director of Catholic Family Services of Durham, shares how your gift to ShareLife helped twelve-year-old Kate find healing after a traumatic event. Preview on YouTube

    Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

    Maria Gisele Mello Murphy from Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County shares the story of Alex, a client who contracted COVID-19. Preview on YouTube

    Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin

    Samantha Fernandes, a program manager at Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin, tells the story of how a mother of three fled a violent partner and found the help she needed. Preview on YouTube

    Covenant House

    Learn how Covenant House helped Sally, a victim of human trafficking, gain the confidence to build her life anew. Preview on YouTube | Audio only

    Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers

    Deanne Kukulewich from Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers tells the story of Olivia, a 16 year-old mom struggling with isolation during the pandemic. Preview on YouTube | Audio only

    St. Michael’s Homes

    Henry began using drugs to cope with a traumatic experience in the military. St. Michael’s Homes helped him find peace and sobriety. Preview on YouTube | Audio only

    Vita Centre

    Tanya Pereira, Director of Operations at Vita Centre, shares the story of a young single mother who struggled as the pandemic began. Preview on YouTube | Audio only

    2020 Parish Campaign Video

    The work of St. Michael’s Homes is highlighted in this year’s video.

    2020 Campaign Video (Undated version, English)

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    2020 Campaign Video (Schools version, English)

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    2020 Campaign Video (English captions)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Campaign Video (French subtitles)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Campaign Video (Chinese voiceover with Simplified captions)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Campaign Video (Chinese voiceover with Traditional captions)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Campaign Video (Croatian subtitles)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Campaign Video (Italian subtitles)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Campaign Video (Korean Subtitles)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Campaign Video (Polish subtitles)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Campaign Video (Portuguese subtitles)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2020 Campaign Video (Vietnamese subtitles)

    Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates. Preview on YouTube

    2019 Silent Voice Video

    Cardinal Collins and Michael McBride from ShareLife visit the Silent Voice Summer Camp.

    2019 Silent Voice Summer Camp Video

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    2019 Parish Campaign Video

    This inspiring video profiles Monica, a resident of Mary Centre.

    2019 Campaign Video (English)

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    2019 Campaign Video (English captions)

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    2019 Campaign Video (French subtitles)

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    2019 Campaign Video (Chinese voiceover with Simplified captions)

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    2019 Campaign Video (Chinese voiceover with Traditional captions)

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    2019 Campaign Video (Croatian subtitles)

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    2019 Campaign Video (Italian subtitles)

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    2019 Campaign Video (Korean subtitles)

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    2019 Campaign Video (Polish subtitles)

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    2019 Campaign Video (Portuguese subtitles)

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    2019 Campaign Video (Vietnamese subtitles)

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    2018 Parish Campaign Video

    This powerful video focuses on a client and counsellor at Catholic Family Services of Durham.

    2018 Campaign Video (English)

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    2018 Campaign Video (English captions)

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    2018 Campaign Video (Chinese Traditional subtitles)

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    2018 Campaign Video (Italian subtitles)

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    2018 Campaign Video (Korean subtitles)

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    2018 Campaign Video (Polish subtitles)

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    2018 Campaign Video (Portuguese subtitles)

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    2018 Campaign Video (Vietnamese subtitles)

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    2017 Parish Campaign Video

    Learn about the incredible work of Silent Voice in the 2017 ShareLife video.

    2017 Campaign Video (English)

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    2017 Campaign Video (English captions)

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    2017 Campaign Video (Portuguese subtitles)

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