As Christians, we have been on our Lenten journey since Ash Wednesday. This year, it is a journey with unique challenges.

Fr. Yaw Acheampong: Joseph holds special place in Canada

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Do you know that St. Joseph, the spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is not only the patron saint of the universal Church but also the principal patron saint of Canada?

Bishop Robert Barron: Looking for God in a Reddit world

By Bishop Robert Barron

One of the most popular websites in the world, Reddit, is a forum for all sorts of online conversations and presentations. The AMA (for Ask Me Anything) is a 21st- century version of the medieval quodlibetal questions, during which a game theology professor would entertain any inquiry that came from the floor. 

Fr. Yaw Acheampong: Spiritual journey to Confirmation begins

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At the beginning of every academic year, parishes across the Archdiocese of Toronto begin the process of preparing their young parishioners to celebrate Confirmation. It is one of three “sacraments of initiation” — the others being Baptism and Eucharist — that lays the foundations of every Catholic life.

Faith: Special bond unites fraternity of priests

By Fr. Frank Freitas

The priests of the Diocese of Hamilton gathered recently for the Mass of Christian Burial for one of our priests, Fr. Philip Sherlock.

Faith: A practical guide to being a follower of Christ

By Fr. Frank Freitas

Before I entered the seminary I spent time considering the legal profession. I worked, as part of such discernment, at a law firm where I met some faith-filled individuals who have become lifelong friends. Two of them are a couple, both lawyers, who live in one of Toronto’s comfortable suburbs.

How to keep moving forward in prayer (Part 4 of 4 about prayer)

By Fr. Frank Freitas

This is the fourth in a series of four columns by Fr. Frank Freitas about prayer and praying. (Here's part 1, part 2 and part 3)

Drop off your baggage with prayer (Part 3 of 4 about prayer)

By Fr. Frank Freitas

This is the third in a series of four columns by Fr. Frank Freitas about prayer and praying. (Here's part 1, part 2 and part 4)

Prayer requires a sharp focus (Part 2 of 4 about prayer)

By Fr. Frank Freitas

This is the second in a series of four columns by Fr. Frank Freitas about praying and prayer. (Here's part 1, part 3 and part 4)

‘Teach me to pray’ (Part 1 of 4 about prayer)

By Fr. Frank Freitas

This is the first in a series of four columns by Fr. Frank Freitas about prayer and praying. (Here's part 2, part 3 and part 4)

St. Thomas Aquinas’ masterwork continues to amaze

By Charles Lewis

I have a long love affair with St. Thomas Aquinas, the 13th-century philosopher, theologian, teacher, writer and Dominican preacher who stands among the most important Catholic thinkers of the past 2,000 years.

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