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Mission Trip to Dominican Republic (4): A Roof over Their Heads

In many metropolitan cities, rising property prices has become a serious problem. Many people simply cannot afford to own a home. The poor in the Dominican Republic faces an even more pressing need for safe homes. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how the Samaritan Foundation helps provide homes for the poor in the Dominican Republic.
Publish date: 2017 - 1 - 7


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Mission Trip to Dominican Republic (3): Our Brothers’ Keepers

Someone has once said: "A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members". In the Dominican Republic, the lives of the vulnerable groups are especially tough. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how some kindhearted heroes serve the weak selflessly.
Publish date: 2016 - 12 - 31


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Mission Trip to Dominican Republic (2): A Close Look at Poverty

Most people who go for Caribbean vacations spend most of their time enjoying the sun and beaches. They might not be exposed to the living conditions of the locals. Missionaries of St. Joseph the Worker Parish had the opportunity to take a close look at the living conditions of the poor in the Dominican Republic. What kind of impact will this experience have on them?
Publish date: 2016 - 12 - 24


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Mission Trip to Dominican Republic (1): Mission Vacation

St. Joseph the Worker Parish has organized mission trips to the Dominican Republic for several years. These trips have attracted many participants, among them are young people and families with young children. What benefits do these trips bring to the participants and the communities in the Dominican Republic? Fountain of Grace takes you to this mission trip in a 4-part series.
Publish date: 2016 - 12 - 10


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The Plain Truth: Cardinal Zen on China-Vatican Relations and the Hong Kong Society

Cardinal Joseph Zen embarked on a 50-day journey to the United States and Canada to hold talks to share his views on Vatican-China relations as well as certain current affairs. Fountain of Grace has put together the highlights of his talks.
Publish date: 2017 - 10 - 21


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A Long Journey towards Hope

Due to different reasons, some people are forced to leave their home countries and seek asylum from another country. Fountain of Grace takes a look at the lives of asylum seekers in Hong Kong, as well as how members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul help bring home to them.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 16


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Joyful Servant of the Poor: Fr. Ho Lung

Fr. Richard Ho Lung is a Chinese priest from Jamaica. He is the first Chinese to have founded a religious order. More than three decades ago, together with two other priests who shared his vision, he started living among the poor, ministering to them. Fountain of Grace invited him to share how he founded the Missionaries of the Poor, as well as his spiritual journey of serving the poor.
Publish date: 2017 - 8 - 5


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Fr. Anthony Chang 2: Living Green

Our daily habits, such as drying our hands with paper towels or using disposable cutlery, have significant consequences on the environment. To help save our planet, we can begin by taking a closer look at our everyday habits. Fountain of Grace invited Fr. Anthony Chang to share with us some tips for green living.
Publish date: 2017 - 7 - 8


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Fr. Anthony Chang 1: Awakening the Green Consciousness

The ecological crisis has reached a critical stage. How should the human race rebuild its relationship with nature? Fountain of Grace invited Fr. Anthony Chang, who has been actively working to raise ecological awareness for more than two decades, to share with us the urgency of saving the environment.
Publish date: 2017 - 7 - 1


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Companions of Migrant Children

As China continues to experience economic growth, many people from the rural villages move to cities to pursue better lives. These migrants often encounter many challenges and their children lack support. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how the Home of Dandelion, run by the Catholic Social Service Centre of the Xian Diocese, helps the migrant children and their parents.
Publish date: 2017 - 6 - 10


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Busting the Myths of Sex Education

Children in this age grew up in a sexualized environment. Proper education about sexuality is definitely necessary for them. However, many parents strongly opposed the revised sex education curriculum to be implemented in Ontario this September. Why does this curriculum draw such strong reactions from the parents? What kind of sex education do children really need?
Publish date: 2017 - 5 - 27


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Pope Francis: When we get caught up in our selfishness, we ruin even the most beautiful things entrusted to us

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said creation has often suffered because of humanity’s sins and failings, stressing that we must take care of it because as Christians, we see signs of hope in Christ’s Resurrection in nature every day.
Publish date: 2017 - 2 - 22