Get a lawyer. Get a will. Get a power of attorney — in fact, get two. These aren’t tricky or exclusive legal arrangements for rich people. Ordinary, average Canadians need these documents.

The right words are critical in making a Will

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As the saying goes, words can hurt. That is especially true in a Will, where even the most minor of language mistakes can have a dramatic impact on how assets are split.

Shepherds’ Trust ensures priests who cared for you will be cared for as well

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Before the death of Fr. Peter Rosettis in 2003, he drafted an estate plan to ensure three things happened after his funeral.

Bequests a good way to thank parish that shaped you

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A Catholic parish is not unlike your household: there are bills to pay and only so many dollars available to keep operations running smoothly.

What the future holds for charitable giving

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A sampling of philanthropists in Canada shows that people who are active in their religion are more generous. It’s unlikely most people would disagree with such a finding.

A gift in-kind is often better than cash, Toronto's St. Ambrose parish finds out

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TORONTO – Cash may be king, but to a parish in need, a donation in kind is just as majestic.

‘Great surprise’ funds much-needed renovations in convent chapel

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Inside the sealed envelope, the instructions from the mystery donor were clear.

Revisiting the Reformation: bridging 500 years of division

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Martin Luther would be amazed. He would never have imagined the Pope of Rome could be a mere guest in any Christian church.

Gregorian Chant strikes the right note

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TORONTO – On a busy downtown street in Toronto, a lofting melody carries out from a Solemn High Mass at St. Patrick’s parish.

Landscapes offer a magical Mystical tour at AGO exhibit

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TORONTO – If you don’t usually go to an art gallery to pray, you might want to make an exception for the Mystical Landscapes show on at the Art Gallery of Ontario until Jan. 29.

Register Special Feature: Higher Education

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This week's Catholic Register special is on Higher Catholic Education. Click here to read them all!