Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Just under a year away, the hype is already beginning around World Youth Day (WYD) 2023 to be held in Lisbon, Portugal.

For the 21 people who will participate in the Retreat for Cancer Patients and their Caregivers at Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in Mississauga, Ont., Sept. 28, they will have an empathetic leader, one who has walked a mile in their shoes.

Settled upon 40 feet of scaffolding, Michelle Gallinger was scanning the walls of St. Ninian’s Cathedral in Antigonish, N.S., at the same time feeling a mingling of “stress and fulfilment.”

I’ve never been a royalist. You can classify me as a Canadian who views the presence of the United Kingdom and its monarchy as an institution in Canada as one would accept there is a blue sky above his or her head — largely out of sight and out of mind.

Attuned to Saskatchewan Catholics’ desire to offer comfort and friendship to James Smith Cree Nation in the aftermath of the heart-breaking stabbing spree on Sept. 4, religious leaders sought to identify potential pathways of support.

A bullet point on page four of the Liberal Party of Canada’s 2021 election platform “Forward. For Everyone.” conveyed the party’s intention to strip pro-life non-profits of their charity status.

In mid-August, Lifeworks, a human resources and technology company focused on developing positive wellbeing solutions, revealed in its monthly Mental Health Index that 56 per cent of Canadians notice their children are still being harmed by the COVID-19 epidemic.

Arguably the greatest trophy in all of pro sports paid a visit to St. Peter’s Church in Woodbridge, Ont., in late August.

Saskatchewan’s Catholic bishops have expressed their condolences to the victims of this past weekend’s horrific stabbing spree on the James Smith First Nation and nearby Weldon, Sask., that left 11 dead, including one of the accused, and at least 18 injured.

Canadian millennials engage less in digital religion practices compared to their U.S. counterparts, a new study authored by Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme, an associate professor of sociology and legal studies at the University of Waterloo, has found.