Ruane Remy, The Catholic Register

Ruane Remy, The Catholic Register

Ruane is a former Youth Editor at The Catholic Register. She attended Ryerson University's Master of Journalism program and studied Professional Writing with a Biology minor at York University. Follow her on Twitter @RuaneRemy.

TORONTO - Before the sun rises on April 27, celebrations to honour the canonizations of Blesseds Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will have already begun in the Archdiocese of Toronto.

TORONTO - God has entrusted humankind to women, said Anita Healy at the fifth annual Dynamic Women of Faith conference, and so women must pray to God for the courage to embody their “Feminine Genius.”

Thirty-three days into his papacy, Pope John Paul I was found dead. His sudden death in 1978 plunged Catholics and other Christians into what British actor David Suchet calls “absolute despair” and set the stage, literally, for the theatrical production of The Last Confession.

On Holy Thursday, Oriana Bertucci enjoys carrying out a centuries-old tradition through the modern-day city streets of Toronto.

Toronto - Jesuit Volunteers Canada is going to town. The rural-based, one-year service program is recruiting volunteers for an urban expansion into Toronto.

Toronto - The same year Deacon Gerard Almeida returned to his ministry at Toronto’s Nativity of Our Lord parish, he set eyes on the Marian icon of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This April, he will realize his dream of installing a sister replica of the icon as a permanent fixture of his home church.

TORONTO - When a chalice has been tarnished by the years or a monstrance set aside due to the changing tides of style, it will no longer need to spend the rest of its shelf life on an actual shelf. The Sacred Objects Exchange, a new initiative in the Archdiocese of Toronto, is bringing these valued liturgical items out of retirement.

Toronto - About one year after celebrating the 70th anniversary of his ordination, Bishop Emeritus Pearse Lacey has died. the Toronto native passed away on April 2. He was in his 98th year.

A decade after The Passion of the Christ, Hollywood has seen the light — again — and it’s the colour of money.

TORONTO - Raising daughters today is difficult because much of what they learn at home is attacked by modern culture, says Dorothy Pilarski, Catholic mom and author.