Pursuing higher education at the university level offers the opportunity to grow nearer to God.
After more than 10 years of talking and waiting, and more talking and waiting, Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy finally received provisional approval to award Bachelor’s degrees in Catholic studies.
“We don’t grow intellectually until we’re exposed to different points of view, different cultures, or people we simply don’t agree with,” said Basilian Fr. Terry Kersch, president of St. Joseph’s College at the University of Alberta.
REGINA – For a century, Campion College has stayed faithful to its mission to educate Catholics in Saskatchewan’s capital city, first as a Catholic high school, and since 1968 as the Catholic college federated with the University of Regina.
TORONTO – When Marshall McLuhan died New Year’s Eve 1980, the University of Toronto lost a man they found slightly embarrassing.
Regis College at the University of Toronto is training Catholic educators on how to provide pastoral care for students who are homosexual, confused about their sexuality or feel conflicted with their physical gender.
University students and other young adults from the Catholic and First Nations communities in Saskatoon are embarking on their own path of reconciliation, one they hope leads to a better future for themselves and for the environment.
Catholic universities are bastions of informed and adventurous secularism. In fact, the more overtly and decidedly Catholic a university becomes the more it is able to contribute to secular Canadian society.