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After spending 40 years as an employee of Toronto’s Catholic school board, Angela Gauthier is retiring, but that doesn’t mean she won’t be heading to school when classes resume in September.

Apple takes a shine to Ontario teen’s tech project

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What started out as Jaden Banson’s annoying hobby has evolved into a passion which is catching the eye of Apple Inc.

Photos: Jesuit ordinations at Toronto's Our Lady of Lourdes

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There’s nothing older or more essential to the Church than the laying on of hands. In the Acts of the Apostles, one of the first things the newly formed Church does is commission seven men who speak different languages and represent different cultures. They were ordered (ordained) to make sure that the widows and orphans of every ethnicity, tribe and clan within the young Church are cared for.

One journey ended, another begun for Toronto's new priests

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Fr. Matthew McCarthy couldn’t help but choke back tears as he stood at the altar of St. Michael’s Cathedral in the moments before entering the priesthood.

ShareLife funds help support outreach to elderly

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For many seniors, day-to-day living is a lonely and often isolating experience.

Kyle and Ayahna Lowry honoured by Toronto Catholic school board

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Kyle Lowry, the Toronto Raptors’ all-star point guard, has his hands full with the NBA playoffs these days, but he took time out recently to accept an award from the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

Toronto to host Parliament of World Religions in 2018

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More than 10,000 delegates from 80 countries representing some 200 religious, spiritual and indigenous traditions are expected in Toronto for the seventh Parliament of World Religions Oct. 31-Nov. 7, 2018.

Toronto's Out of the Cold system faces ‘breaking point’: report

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A nine per cent jump in overnight guests has pushed Toronto’s Out of the Cold system dangerously close to turning people away, according to a new report from Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services.

Good Shepherd tackles gambling addiction among homeless

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The Good Shepherd Ministries is finding yet one more way it can help the homeless and vulnerable.

Man arrested in wake of Toronto church fire on Easter Sunday

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A man has been arrested after a fire was set at a Toronto Roman Catholic church on Easter Sunday morning.

Archdiocese celebrates Chrism Mass at St. Michael's Cathedral

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With about 300 priests concelebrating, dozens of deacons in attendance and an overflow assembly standing in the aisles of St. Michael’s Cathedral, the Archdiocese of Toronto re-equipped itself for another year of baptisms, confirmations and ordinations by welcoming the new supply of chrism oil.

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