Join Young Adults in an Amazing Race through Toronto

Faith Connections Special Event: Saturday September 24, 2016

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - On Saturday, September 24, 2016 young adults will explore downtown Toronto with a chance to learn about the city, help the community, bolster their beliefs and win prizes.

"Faith, culture, creativity and initiative all come together in this very special amazing race," says Sr. Mechtilde O'Mara, Ministry Director, Faith Connections. "By taking part, participants will discover surprising facts about both our city and some of the many Toronto institutions founded by Sisters of St. Joseph. In addition, participants will be able to 'give back' to the community in meaningful and inventive ways."

"This is an opportunity for young adults to enhance relationships," says Vanessa Nicholas-Schmidt, Program Director, Faith Connections. "This scavenger hunt challenge allows participants to bond with one another and with Sisters of St. Joseph as the Sisters will operate race stops, interact with participants and provide clues throughout the day."

Event Date: Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, beginning at 1:30 pm. Rain or shine.
Start:  Mustard Seed, Fontbonne Ministries, Sisters of St. Joseph, 791 Queen St. E., Toronto
Event Day Contact: Lisa Tabachnick, Communications, 416-467-2630
Tickets: $20/per person (if cost is a concern, please contact Faith Connections)

Faith Connections was established in 2005 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto as a way to connect with and minister to young adults ages 18 to 39. It is part of Fontbonne Ministries, a not-for-profit charitable organization of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto that responds to social needs by nurturing community with our neighbour.  Visit

SOURCE Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto

For further information: For Media Inquiries: Lisa Tabachnick, Director of Communications, Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto, 416-467-2630 or; For General Info & To Register: Vanessa Nicholas-Schmidt, Program Director, Faith Connections, Fontbonne Ministries, Sisters of St. Joseph, Toronto, 416-467-2645 or


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