Today is Solidarity Sunday. I’m thinking that these last couple of weeks have made all of us start to realize what solidarity really means. We may have understood it before on an intellectual level or gotten upset enough about a particular social injustice that we understood it on an emotional level. But with the breadth and the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the very real impact it is having on us, our loved ones and our way of life, we are coming to understand solidarity on a visceral, heart, soul and gut level…

Please see parishioner Joan O’Connell’s reflection in full below:

A St. Joe’s reflection for the 5th Sunday of Lent – Solidarity Sunday – the date of the annual collection in all Catholic parishes in Canada to support the work of Development and Peace – Caritas Canada.