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Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

Our mission is clear and simple: Seeking justice through empowerment, education and action, and providing in our House a safe space and resources for the community to achieve these goals.

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Vision Statement

Through our involvement in the life of the community of Point St. Charles, Saint Columba House:

  • Works for personal and collective empowerment through education, creating opportunities for participation, group sharing and support.
  • Engages in the work of social change to address social and economic injustice through actions, reflection and analysis, community organizing and advocacy.
  • Builds community by providing a safe place, a spirit of hospitality, inclusion, acceptance, respect and networks to meet urgent needs; and by working collegially in all programs and activities as staff, board and volunteers.
  • Seeks hope, meaning in our lives and the presence of God through sharing and engagement.
  • Collaborates in partnerships with those who share our Vision for justice – in the church, in our community, with other community organizations and beyond – to share the work and be a collective voice.