Solidarity Sunday Symbols 2017

Brother Basil examines four symbols that were brought to the altar at Saint Peter’s
Abbey on April 2 Solidarity Sunday across Canada.

It includes a pitcher of water representing the water women collect every day in
Africa. A plant representing crops that are destroyed by hydroelectric dams. A
hardhat that represents women who work in construction; and a ballot that represents
the power women have gained in the political arena.

Ad limina visit 2017

Abbot Peter took part in the ad limina visit of the bishops of Western Canada March
25 to April 2. He is secretary of the western bishops region of Canada. They met
with Pope Francis on Monday, March 27