Women religious on university front lines

Higher education for Catholic women has been a fight, and it was the sisters on the front lines.

Catechetical program a COVID blessing

Dr. Christine Schintgen credits divine providence for the introduction of the new two-year online Catechetical Certificate program for mature students at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College.

King’s Veritas Lecture series challenges paradigms

In a world that is arguably becoming more depleted of humanity and solidarity, King’s University College in London, Ont., is providing a countering antidote via its Veritas Lecture Series for Faith and Culture.

Religion and vaccine hesitancy in COVID world

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.

Brescia program offers tools for student success

A holistic program at Brescia University College is giving students struggling with academic and social pressures the tools for success in school and in life.

Educating mind, body and spirit

The Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education has estimated that the total number of Catholic higher education institutions around the world is over 1,300.

Thank you, Bill Davis

With the passing of Bill Davis on Aug. 8, education and Ontario lost one of the last voices of reasonableness and optimism in an otherwise adversarial and tribal approach to problem solving. 

Ontario schools navigate vaccine landscape

The Government of Ontario has not tipped its hand yet if it will institute mandatory vaccinations for teachers and staff, but education unions are trying to persuade Premier Doug Ford to make that choice.

Romeo at home with London Catholic school board

Vince Romeo, the London Catholic District School Board’s new director of education, has a connection to the southwestern Ontario city — and the board — that runs deep.

The great outdoors: where class gets gritty

Educator and environmental advocate Anne Corkery believes there’s no greater learning environment for children than in the great outdoors.

Border issue makes for a tough choice

With the United States extending its non-essential travel restrictions at land border crossings until at least Sept. 21, Windsor, Ont.’s Avery Comartin finds herself in a difficult bind.