As Catholic doctors and other conscientious objectors face discipline that could include losing their medical license, the Archdiocese of Toronto has launched an eight-week campaign to promote “robust conscience protection” for health care workers.
Don’t invest in what you don’t believe in is more than sage, philosophical advice. It’s increasingly mainstream, solid, financial advice.
A new and very Catholic concept in elder care has moved from dream to reality with a move-in date projected for the fall of 2018.
TORONTO – When Fr. Matthew Hysell became the first deaf priest ordained in Canada, he saw it as a major sign of the Church reaching out to the community of the hearing impaired.
The old man’s white beard shook as his quivering lips whispered, “The entire world financial system is about to collapse. An armoured car will arrive in 15 minutes to deliver me a truckload of silver bars worth about a quarter million dollars. If you come with me now, half of them are for you.”
TORONTO – A plan to start interring cremated remains in the crypts beneath the renovated St. Michael’s Cathedral is on hold as the Archdiocese of Toronto sorts through a host of issues.
Providence Healthcare’s new $4.5 million palliative care wing features no state-of-the-art technology, no breakthrough innovations, no dazzling science. The money went into providing peace, quiet and the human touches that make life worth living.
EDMONTON – When Fr. Robert Kasun learned that Pope Francis wanted him to become a bishop, one of his first reactions was, “I’ve never in my life done anything extraordinary. I’m just an ordinary simple pastor.”
TORONTO – Bishop Robert Kasun has been to Rome to buy a pectoral cross, mitre, ring — all the gear you need to be a bishop. But Kasun, ordained on Sept. 12 in Edmonton to serve as auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Toronto, didn’t really have time — and he was a bit put off by the prices — to pick up a new crozier.
On June 17, we Basilians learned that one of our brothers, Fr. Robert Kasun, would become one of the four auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Toronto. Fr. Bob is not the first Basilian bishop of Toronto. Denis O’Connor served as archbishop from 1899-1908.
“This is holy ground,” Cardinal Thomas Collins declared as he rededicated St. Michael’s Cathedral, capping off a five-year, $128 million restoration of the 168-year-old home of Toronto’s Catholics.
TORONTO – After six years under construction, St. Michael's Cathedral is once again ready to welcome its flock on a daily basis.