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ISP Symposium: Encountering Hope

March 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Encountering Hope:

ENGAGING HOMELESSNESS, SPIRITUALITY,
AND PASTORAL CARE IN TORONTO

 

Learn about the challenges of homelessness and addiction recovery in Toronto through the lens of Ignatian spirituality.

Speakers:

Brian Harris, Executive Director, St. Felix Centre, Toronto
Gordon Rixon, SJ, Associate Professor, Systematic Theology, Regis College

Panelists & Moderators:

Joe Mihevc, former Toronto City Councillor, Ward 21
Jo Connelly, Executive Director, Inner City Family Health Team
Bill Hatch, Ignatian Spirituality Project – Canada
Maureen Baldwin, CND, Ignatian Spirituality Project – Toronto
Sarah Rudolph, IBVM, Ignatian Spirituality Project – Toronto
ISP Retreatants, sharing their experiences of living on the streets, recovery and their personal spiritual journeys

 

Schedule:

9:30

Welcome: Tom Worcester, SJ, President of Regis College


9:45-10:00

“Homelessness in Toronto Today” Speaker: Brian Harris, Executive Director of St. Felix Centre


10:00-10:45

Panel 1:  Moderator: Brian Harris, Executive Director of St. Felix Centre Toronto

      • Speaker 1: Joe Mihevc, former Toronto City Councillor, Ward 21
      • Speaker 2: Jo Connelly, Executive Director of Inner City Family Health Team
      • Speaker 3: Aaron
      • Speaker 4: Bill Hatch, ISP Canada

10:45-11:00

Break


11:00-11:45
“The Role of Spirituality in the Healing of Addiction and Homelessness”

Panel 2: Moderator: Maureen Baldwin, CND ISP Toronto

      • Speaker 1: Christina (ISP Participant)
      • Speaker 2: Duncan (ISP Participant)
      • Speaker 3: Nicoletta (ISP Participant)
      • Speaker 4: Aaron (ISP Participant)

11:45-12:00

Break


12:00-12:15

Question Period


12:15-12:30

Closing Remarks: Gordon Rixon, SJ, Regis College


Registration

 

ISP: Encountering Hope Registration

Details

Date:
March 13
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Online
Canada

Organizer

Regis College
Phone:
416.922.5474
Email:
regis.communications@utoronto.ca
Website:
www.regiscollege.ca