The day Presentation Manor went into lockdown for COVID-19 was Charles Hendrick’s birthday, but he wasn’t there to celebrate. He had died the previous October of pancreatic cancer.

Go forth with a message of hope and joy

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The following is the Easter message from Archbishop Richard Gagnon, president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and Archbishop of Winnipeg:

Family tradition brings taste of Italy to Easter

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Lamb stew might not be typical Easter cuisine in North America, but for Elisa Pasini and her family it is an Italian delicacy steeped in tradition.

Catholic teen to aid parents, siblings joining Church

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ALBANY, N.Y. -- Marco Pantoja III has a room much like any other 18-year-old: a navy blue New England Patriots flag for his favourite NFL team, handfuls of awards from his years playing soccer and a tiny green sign for Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y., where he will attend in the fall.

Sisters find sounds of silence at Easter

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MOUNT OF BEATITUDES, Israel -- The palm tree fronds in the convent garden of the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary rustle loudly in the brisk wind of an early spring dust storm, but, stepping into the chapel of the Church of the Beatitudes, there is silence.

Author ministers through the brokenness

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The messages of Lent and Easter season hit very close to home for Catholic author Mary Lenaburg.

Students aim to ease seniors’ isolation

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A group of Toronto high school students is spreading some Easter season cheer and brightening the days of residents in a retirement residence.

Easter Drawing Contest 2021 winners

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Two of the most joyous occasions in the Catholic calendar are Christmas and Easter, and they are made ever more joyous seen through the eyes of young people.

St. Michael's Choir School returns to Toronto cathedral for Easter

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After a long year of vocal restrictions, students and staff at St. Michael’s Choir School are thrilled they’ll be lending their voices to Mass at St. Michael’s Cathedral-Basilica again, albeit with safety protocols in place.

Easter’s date: One faith, two calendars

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VATICAN CITY -- If you’ve ever wondered what’s behind the calendar chaos of Easter, look no further than the sun and the moon.

Confronting death: Jesus’ last words open us up to our vulnerability, frailty

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Thinking about a horrible death doesn’t come naturally to 21st-century humans, even on Good Friday.