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One time China mission society closes doors

TORONTO (SE): Displaying an unusual sign on its website reading Celebrating 99 Years, the only mission society to have come out of English-speaking Canada has announced that it is celebrating the unusual anniversary because it will not be having a centennial, as it is closing its doors just short of making the coveted 100.
 
The Scarboro Foreign Mission Society was founded in 1918 by an adventurous priest from Toronto, Father John Mary Fraser.
 

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Chinese art in a Canadian parish

HONG KONG (SE): The work of two Catholic artists from Hong Kong was featured along with 70 portraits of the Chinese Martyrs put together by Jackie Lau Yuen-ting at the parish of the Chinese Martyrs in Toronto, Canada, from July 8 to 16.
 
Displayed together with artwork by religious and lay people to mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the parish, over 200 exhibits, including paintings, calligraphy and sculptures, as well as religious architectural images were presented.
 

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