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GALLERY: ORAT Holds Dinner to Thank Cardinal Collins for His Leadership in Refugee Resettlement

Posted : Jun-24-2022

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On Saturday, June 18, 2022, the Office for Refugees, Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) and a number of Eastern Rite Catholic and Orthodox communities expressed their thanks to Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto. Since 2009, his leadership and support of refugee resettlement has helped save over 5,000 refugees from religious persecution and violence.

The gallery below includes photos from a Mass held at Good Shepherd Chaldean Cathedral in North York and a dinner, which was held afterwards in Cardinal Collins's honour.

The Cardinal standing alongside members of Good Shepherd Chaldean CathedralPeople attending Mass looking at the processionCardinal Collins celebrating MassPhoto of a cake thanking Cardinal Collins for helping refugeesPhoto of the Cardinal cutting a cakePhoto of the Cardinal shaking handsPhoto of the Cardinal posing for a photo with a groupPhoto of people sitting at a tableCardinal Collins and the Papal Nuncio posting for a photo‚ÄčCardinal Collins giving a speechCardinal Collins speaking to a familyPhoto of opening processionPeople taking a photo with the CardinalA speaker joyfully looking at the CardinalPhoto of a person speaking at a podiumPhoto of a person speaking at a podium while the Cardinal and guests looksThe Cardinal posing with a groupA group taking a photo with the CardinalPhoto inside a banquet hall full of guests