Catholic Education

Parental education rights on trial in Hamilton

HAMILTON, ONT. – A Hamilton parent’s battle to affirm a parents’ supreme rights over their children in matters of education was the central question argued in a day-long hearing in a downtown Hamilton courtroom June 23.

St. Mike's new principal aims to bring innovation, maintain traditions

TORONTO – A Catholic college owes just one thing to the families of young men and women entrusted to its care.

Pilot project turns young students into game programmers

TORONTO – Two of the province’s youngest computer programmers have completed a game they hope will make Christianity cool in the eyes of their peers. 

Ontario bishops: sex-ed instruction must remain true to Church teaching

Seven months after Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum arrived in Catholic schools, Ontario’s bishops are reminding teachers to stay true to Church teaching when addressing marriage, sexuality and gender.

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.