Thank you for your generous help and prayers for Wellspring Cultural Foundation in 2017. Without you, we could not accomplish so much today while setting the stage for greater things in the years to come.
In 2017, you helped Ernescliff College host a wide array of activities for high school boys, including a trip to Nicaragua to work with people there to improve the facilities of a parish church. At Ernescliff, we welcomed university students from Canada and around the world, offering them an environment to help them succeed in their studies, supplement their university education and make friendships that last a lifetime.
Your donations also enabled the wide range of Opus Dei’s spiritual activities for men in the GTA and throughout South Western Ontario.
Our project to rebuild Ernescliff continues to move forward. We look forward to paying off Ernescliff’s debt by 2022 and then move into reconstruction. We are getting closer every day while still requiring greater donor assistance to make our dream of a new Ernescliff come true. We are confident that we are on the right track and our dreams will become reality.
Of course, we were saddened in early 2018 by the death of Fr. Gregory Haddock, who had lived at Ernescliff for more than 20 years. His warmth, gentleness and kindness impressed everyone who knew him. His physical decline over the last 10 years because of Parkinson’s disease and then cancer in the final weeks of his life was heartbreaking, but he impressed everyone with his good humour and acceptance of his sufferings and limitations. We pray for him and for his help for the work we do at Ernescliff with young men.
Thank you again for another wonderful year. We are blessed with so many friends like you who are committed to the success of Wellspring today and in the years to come.
Wellspring Cultural Foundation