Catholic Register Staff

Catholic Register Staff

{mosimage}TORONTO - A recent poll showing massive support for doctor-assisted suicide among Canadians underscores how fearful people are of death and dying, especially if they have no belief in God or eternal life, says the executive director of the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute .
TORONTO — The Catholic Civil Rights League announced the recipients of this year’s Archbishop Exner Award June 7. This year’s winners are J. Fraser Field and Jim Hughes.
{mosimage}TORONTO - Sometimes religious people are the biggest reason why their opinions get short shrift in public debates on controversial issues, says Preston Manning, an Evangelical Christian and former leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons.

TORONTO - The Catholic Register won four first place awards in the annual Canadian Church Press journalism competition, along with six other honours announced May 4 at the 50th annual convention of the organization.

{mosimage}WATERLOO, Ont. - A priest of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate has been chosen as the next president of St. Jerome’s University, a Catholic liberal arts college federated with the University of Waterloo.

WATERLOO, Ont. - Louise Ervin, a a Waterloo Catholic District School Board trustee, was elected Liberal candidate for the Kitchener-Waterloo riding on April 29. This nomination was the first contested provincial Liberal nomination in Ontario.
GRAND FALLS, Nfld. - For those ready to see the passion of Christ in the suffering of a world in ecological decline, an Ignatian ecology retreat led by Jesuit Father James Profit is being offered at St. Catherine’s Renewal Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, Nfld., June 3-9.
May 13, 2007


SASKATOON - Peace equals unity and unity is the whole point of the ecumenical movement. That’s the logic behind this year’s summer ecumenical institute mounted by the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism in Saskatoon.
May 13, 2007

Summer institute

OTTAWA - Whether you sing in the choir, teach children catechism, lead an Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults class or co-ordinate readers for Sunday Mass, the Saint Paul University summer institutes in pastoral liturgy and religious education will give you a chance to do it better.
{mosimage}TORONTO - It was a year of firsts this year as the first woman and first person from eastern Canada received the St. Joseph’s Award for outstanding missionary service.