Share Lent 2017

Development and Peace is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada. For over 50 years, Development and Peace has supported agricultural and educational programs as well as community action in developing countries. They have also advocated for peace and human rights.

Each year, Development and Peace runs a fund-raising campaign entitled Share Lent. The stated purpose of this campaign is threefold:

1. To educate Canadians about international development;

2. To raise funds;

3. To renew the spirit of Lent.

The theme for the Share Lent 2017 campaign is Together for Peace.

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