Catholic Education

York Catholic board urges students to keep tabs on their own mental health

In York Region there’s an effort being made to teach elementary students in the Catholic school system about the importance of monitoring their own mental health.

Ignoring spiritual dimension education’s ‘biggest crisis’

VATICAN CITY - To be truly formative, Catholic higher education has to continue to entrench students with human values, particularly the value of transcendence, said Pope Francis.

New Brescia principal finds right fit

When Brescia University College contacted Susan Mumm, they made her an offer she couldn’t refuse.

Saint Mary’s enlists peers in mental health counselling

Going crazy isn’t what it used to be on campus. Mental illness is no longer a problem of weak or immature students to be sniggered at or ignored.

When it comes to theology, Newman bookstore is the place to get it all

EDMONTON - The hectic times at Newman Theological Bookstore, as at any college or university bookstore, are the start of each semester.

Catholic universities take next step in Truth and Reconciliation

The Truth and Reconciliation process examining past wrongs done to Canada’s First Nations people may be complete, but for Catholic universities the time to respond to the TRC’s “Call to Action” has just begun.

Internet changing face of theology schools

Journalists, taxi drivers, musicians and motels have all had their economic apple carts upset by the Internet. Theology professors are discovering they too are not immune from the game-changing, democratizing effect of the world wide web.

Dufferin-Peel board names Mazzorato as its new director of education

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - Marianne Mazzorato has been named new director of education for the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board.

Higher calling: six things to know about campus ministry

Editor’s note: this is an edited version of a blog entry Oriana Bertucci, director of Ryerson Catholic Campus Ministry, shared about what campus ministries offer to students in the Archdiocese of Toronto. It originally appeared at archtoronto.org.

University campuses represent the fertile landscape of our society, nurturing culture and giving root to our future world leaders. This is where research and technology develop and emergent ideas flourish. And today, it’s a place in desperate need of the life-giving water of the Gospel message.

Catholic higher ed lives on in Charlottetown

Despite shuttering its doors and selling its campus in 1969, St. Dunstan’s University is still maintaining the presence of Catholic education on Prince Edward Island.

Saint Paul program takes business to the margins

Last year Pope Francis told writers Andrea Tornielli and Giacomo Galeazzi, “This economy kills.” This year Ottawa’s Saint Paul University is launching a practical program in techniques for building a different kind of economy.

University, parish set to embrace

TORONTO - Angelo Minardi aims to help students at the University of St. Michael’s College find a sense of community within St. Basil’s parish.

King’s University College finds richness through diversity

King’s University College is bringing some international flavour to its southwestern Ontario campus.