Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

In November 2017 people lined up for hours in Lindsay, Ont., in hopes of registering for Ontario’s basic income pilot program.

With the book being closed on the court cases involving seven students involved in a highly-publicized hazing and sexual assault at Toronto’s St. Michael’s College School, the prestigious Catholic private school says it remains “deeply committed” to measures put in place to make sure such an incident doesn’t occur again.

It was hard for even Fr. Alphonsus Bernard’s close associates to believe he had reached the age of retirement.

Since being diagnosed with a kidney disorder almost two decades ago at age 14, Vanessa Bailey’s life has never been the same.

Hundreds of student-designed masks, photos, drawings and poems were on display through a series of digital projections across Toronto in late October to celebrate art and building community in a time of COVID-19.

With COVID-19 death tolls and hospitalization numbers a staple on the news daily, the past two years have forced many to consider the inevitable.

A restoration project that came in at close to $2 million has not only allowed St. Mary’s Church in Campbellford, Ont., to return to its former glory, it has also fostered greater strength among the parish community.

For the past five years Jada Malott and her dad Mike have been at the forefront of feminine hygiene advocacy in Windsor, Ont.

While the vast majority of the public has been compliant with safety measures in dealing with the pandemic, resistance to vaccination mandates, mask rules and other requirements has been high among ultra-conservative Catholic and evangelical groups.

Halifax parishes are working to fight homelessness by offering church property as the sites for emergency shelters to house those in need.