Catholic Education

Dufferin-Peel board won't appeal ruling exempting student from religion class

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will not appeal a court decision that allows parents to remove their non-Catholic children from religious classes and events.

Catholic parents start petition against OECTA participation at gay pride parade

TORONTO - At least 1,000 Ontarians are calling on the province's Catholic school trustees to demand the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association abandon its decision to have representation at the World Pride Parade.  

U.S. veterans drawn to Catholic universities

LEVITTOWN, PA. - Catholic colleges and universities across the United States are attracting military veterans of recent wars with a combination of financial aid, individualized assistance and opportunities for peer support.

Catholics unite on campuses across Canada

For the first time, students from across Canada united in Toronto and held a national event to launch the annual Catholic Students’ Week.

Collaboration at King’s gives students an edge

As an aspiring Catholic school teacher, David Easter was drawn to King’s University College in part by a unique collaborative program between the university and Ontario’s high schools.

Chaplain combats ‘radical secularization’ of university campus

As the Catholic chaplain at two secular universities Ania Krysciak believes organizing retreats for students with no religious affiliation is critical for their spiritual formation.

Keep Catholic identity clear, says Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY - Catholic universities must give "uncompromising" and "unambiguous" witness to church teaching and defend themselves from all efforts to dilute their Catholic identity, Pope Francis said.

Coffee to combat social justice apathy on campus

TORONTO - A Catholic education involves more than books and study. It means getting involved to make a difference. At least, that’s how Eman Cheema sees it.

Pope Francis’ message resonates on Canadian campuses

TORONTO - Timothy Keslick believes Pope Francis’s small gestures are making a big impact on Canada’s university students.

Our Lady Seat of Wisdom taking next step

Now in its 14th year, Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy is seeking to step up its academic game by becoming a degree- granting institution.

New chair for Toronto Catholic

TORONTO - Jo-Ann Davis woke up on Nov. 29 both excited and the new chair of the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

Donor passes along the gift of education

TORONTO - A student at St. Michael’s Choir School was able to return to class at the renowned Toronto school this September thanks to the financial assistance of an anonymous donor who is covering his tuition of about $5,000.

New supervisor for Windsor board

A new set of eyes is keeping watch on the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board.