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A successful campaign

You most likely remember the campaign against certain classified ads in the newspapers, like the erotic massage parlors, the escort services and other similar ads, with or without bad taste illustration (Continue the Struggle against Trafficking, David against Goliath?).

For a while now, these ads have disappeared in the three targeted Montreal newspapers. While being aware that we are not the only agents of this encouraging result, we did our share with the appropriate available means. It is, I am told, a significant step in our struggle to eradicate human trafficking, prostitution and pornography being some of the causes of this exploitation. 

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Movie Recommendation: "Letters to Father Jacob"

Movie Recommendation: "Letters to Father Jacob" is a 2009 Finnish movie about a woman who has been in prison for a number of years and is pardoned and released. A recommendation is made that she take a position reading and responding to letters for an elderly priest who is blind and receives by letter many requests for prayer and advice. The rocky relationship eventually leads to redemption and healing for her. I was able to pick up this DVD from the Ottawa Public Library. It may be available on Netflix, etc.

 

OK Clean Water Celebrates Another Successful Year with Ottawa Catholic Schools!

The OK Clean Water Project is most grateful to the Ottawa Catholic Schools who have supported our water project in Kumbo, Cameroon again in the school year 2014-2015. This year twenty-five schools brought in an amazing $31,264.50! The schools were given a power point presentation including photos, commentary and statistics on the number of villages, pipes, storage tanks, schools and health clinics served by the project. The students and teachers were most creative in their fundraising engaging in such activities as walk-a-thons, read-a-thons, spirit days, coin lines, bake sales, chores at home and other interesting activities to raise money for OK Clean Water Project.

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