CCSJ Social Justice Education Committee
By Leela Ramdeen
Chair, CCSJ & Director, CREDI
On Tuesday, February 4, the world will observe World Cancer Day and the Catholic Church will mark the 28th World Day of the Sick on Tuesday, February 11, the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.
As a cancer and stroke survivor, the theme of this year’s observance resonates with me. The theme is: Come to me, all you who labour and are burdened, and I will give you rest, taken from Matthew’s gospel (11:28). This day was instituted by St Pope John Paul II on May 13, 1992 and began in 1993.
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