Late archbishop key in B.C. colleges’ launch

Just before the turn of the new millennium, then Vancouver Archbishop Adam Exner, like many others, was asking himself the question, “What will the future bring?”

Newman chaplain answers ‘call within a call’

It is a long way from his native Igboland in Nigeria to the Newman Centre at McGill University, but Fr. Anthony Atansi finds himself as “at home” in one as the other.

Family, faith guide scholarship winner

For Lilian Pham, winning the prestigious Schulich Leadership Scholarship was only possible because of the love and support of her family.

Charities’ scholarships focus on special service

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto is deepening its commitment to support postsecondary learners by awarding five new scholarships — valued at $5,000 apiece —  starting in 2024.

Assumption dialogue tightens interfaith bond

Assumption University is continuing its tradition under Dr. John Cappucci of fostering Christian-Jewish ecumenical bonds.

Actor-prof nurtures creative spirit

The sprawling line of cinephiles who attended the Anatomy of a Fall premiere screening at the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) on Sept. 22 overheard numerous people exiting the Eau Claire Cinemas raving over a feature they viewed.

Seats of welcome await at Toronto schools

The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) is set to complete an 18-month labour of love early in the fall semester when it installs the final 20 of its welcome benches at each of the board’s school. 

Gideon’s example helps speaker find her voice

Stealing a line from The Beach Boys, Deborah Koko said she spent her vacation before Grade 11 “pickin’ up good vibrations.”

Way of the Christian warrior

As both a student and an elite athlete, Liesel Munar says prayer is central to her life.

The crime stops here

Imparters of knowledge. Nurturers of potential. Exemplars of integrity. Educators are called to live up to these important tasks each day they go to work. But they are also charged with another key imperative: safeguarding the students in their care from harm.

The convergence of learning, citizenship

Historically, schools have treated citizenship both poorly and as a separate category. In Ontario high schools, students are required to take a half credit in Civics and Citizenship. In recent years, between 15,000 and 20,000 students are choosing to complete this credit online, many asynchronously and in the summer. Their motivation? To simply get it over with.