When 33 men took the bold step in 1972 to prepare for ordination into the permanent diaconate for the Catholic Church in Canada, they were preparing themselves for ministering to their communities.

Published in Call to Service

It was as if the sounds of Heaven descended upon Toronto when the Sistine Chapel choir performed at St. Michael's Cathedral Sept. 26.

Published in Canada

The schoolchildren of Toronto’s condoland, be they in the public or Catholic stream, will soon be sharing an elementary school.

Published in Canada
September 24, 2017

Hard hats, soft hearts

A bishop, a rabbi and an imam are building a house ….

Published in Canada

It begins with the Beguines — the Reformation, that is.

Published in Canada

Pro-life activist Mary Wagner will not face any more jail time, an Ontario court has ruled.

Published in Canada
September 10, 2017

Mission North

As our small group of travel-weary, would-be missionaries stood during Mass in the small church 4,500 km from our homes in Toronto, the ritual words we heard all of a sudden were reborn.

Published in Canada

Patients who visit Dr. Andrew Pinto for help managing their health often receive prescription for money.

Published in Canada

Imagine being 16 years old and having to represent 92,000 of your peers.

Published in Catholic Education

The idea began as a way for Fr. Joseph Tap Tran’s parishioners to beat the heat.

Published in Youth Speak News

TORONTO – Parents have a lot of things to worry about on the first day of school. Whether or not their child arrives safely should not be one of them.

Published in Catholic Education

Janelle Younge was 14 when she called Toronto’s Catholic Children’s Aid Society. When the social worker arrived and saw bruises spread across Younge’s face and arms, she wanted the girl out of the house right away, before her father got home.

Published in Canada

Along his journey as a student, teacher and now director of education at Canada’s largest Catholic school board, Rory McGuckin leaned on Catholic leaders for guidance.

Published in Catholic Education

Nick Volk was a fighter who chose sides in the battlefield of Toronto’s pricey real estate market. The Harvard-educated gentleman who began his career in the American foreign service chose the side of the poor.

Published in Canada

The “rebirth of Marylake” took another step forward on July 22 with the outdoor installation of 14 stunning stained-glass panels depicting the Stations of the Cross.

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