Learn more about the Parish Campaign

Parish Campaign Progress

$7,593,215

of $13,800,000

55%

of goal

Living the Gospel

2022 Parish Campaign Video

Cardinal Thomas Collins invites parishioners to reflect on the Parable of the Good Samaritan.

2022 Campaign Video

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2022 Campaign Video (English captions)

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2022 Campaign Video (Chinese Simplified subtitles)

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2022 Campaign Video (Chinese Traditional subtitles)

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2022 Campaign Video (French subtitles)

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2022 Campaign Video (Italian subtitles)

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2022 Campaign Video (Korean subtitles)

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2022 Campaign Video (Polish subtitles)

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2022 Campaign Video (Portuguese subtitles)

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2022 Campaign Video (Spanish subtitles)

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Instructions for Archtoronto websites

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

2022 Agency Speakers

If you are not inviting an in-person speaker from a ShareLife-funded agency to your parish, we invite you to show the following videos to your congregation.

Agency Speaker – Canadian Food for Children

Salvatore Baldali shows how your gift of ShareLife is impacting families in the developing world. Preview on YouTube

Agency Speaker – Catholic Community Services of York Region

Sevan Zokian speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of Catholic Community Services of York Region. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

Jenna Wickens speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County (French)

Steve McDonald speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Catholic Family Services of Toronto

Brenda Spitzer speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of CFS Toronto. Preview on YouTube

Agency Speaker – Les Centres d’Accueil Héritage

Barbara Ceccarelli from Les Centres d’Accueil Héritage shares how ShareLife donors are improving the lives of French-speaking seniors. Preview on YouTube

Agency Speaker – deVeber Institute

Zoe Stewart-Bedard speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of the deVeber Institute. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Good Shepherd Ministries

Sister Joan Stafford speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of the Good Shepherd Ministries. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Mary Centre

Don Walker from Mary Centre reveals how you’re enriching the lives of adults with developmental disabilities through your support of ShareLife. Preview on YouTube

Agency Speaker – Natural Family Planning Association

Gemma Larcina speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of the Natural Family Planning Association. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Office for Refugees

Deacon Rudy Ovcjak speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of ORAT. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Our Place Community of Hope

Natasha Wawaruk speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of Our Place Community of Hope. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Providence Healthcare

Niala speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of Providence Healthcare’s Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Redemptoris Mater Missionary Seminary

Fr. Tomasz Skibinski speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of Redemptoris Mater Missionary Seminary. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Rose of Sharon

Deanne Kukulewich speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of Rose of Sharon. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Silent Voice (ASL/English)

Sumankalai Kanagasekarampillai from Silent Voice reveals how your generosity to ShareLife changed her life and the lives of the Deaf youth she now works with. Preview on YouTube

Agency Speaker – Society of Sharing

Mariza Garcia speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of Society of Sharing. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – St. Augustine’s Seminary

Fr. Edwin Gonsalves, rector of St. Augustine’s Seminary, explains how your gift to ShareLife is building a bright future for our parishes. Preview on YouTube

Agency Speaker – St. Michael’s Homes

Dane Austin and Toban Black speak about how ShareLife donors enable the work of St. Michael’s Homes. Preview on YouTube.

Agency Speaker – Toronto Right to Life

Michell Caluag speaks about how ShareLife donors enable the work of Toronto Right to Life. Preview on YouTube.

ShareLife in Chinese Media

Share these video and radio segments from Chinese Catholic media outlets to promote your parish’s campaign.

我哋大家 (Support Each Other) – Ep. 85

On Episode 85 of this Salt + Light Media program, Samantha Koon joins host Rodney Leung to discuss how ShareLife supporters are changing lives.

愛,生命 (Love and Life) – May 28, 2022

生命恩泉 Fountain of Love and Life’s weekly radio show features Monica Chung, who speaks about how ShareLife supporters help families in crisis through Catholic Community Services of York Region.

愛,生命 (Love and Life) – Apr. 30, 2022

生命恩泉 Fountain of Love and Life’s weekly radio show features Brother John Wang, who shares the role ShareLife supporters have played in his vocation to the priesthood through St. Augustine’s Seminary.

愛,生命 (Love and Life) – Mar. 26, 2022

生命恩泉 Fountain of Love and Life’s weekly radio show features Samantha Koon, who talks about how ShareLife supporters enable the lifechanging work of Catholic agencies.

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

If you are not inviting an in-person speaker from a ShareLife-funded agency to your parish, we invite you to show the following videos to your congregation.

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

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:

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  • Episode 1: Making a difference with depression in youth

    Guest: Amanda Fellows from Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

    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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