Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Alberta’s pro-life community is denouncing a Calgary judge’s ruling to permit a 27-year-old woman with autism to receive euthanasia against the wishes of her father, who is opposing her in court.  

The Benedict XVI Institute of Newman Theological College and the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton took the first step towards building a new “culture of vocation” in Canada on Feb. 2 by hosting a vocations rally at St. Joseph’s Basilica, which drew 300 people.

In 2023, a company of cast and crew produced the musical passion play The Power of the Cross they hoped would uplift and unify the congregation of St. Padre Pio Parish in Kleinberg, Ont., following the long years of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It proved a smashing success, as nearly 700 people attended the evening showing on Palm Sunday, and more than $30,000 was raised for the church. 

Classrooms, offices and chapels across the Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) are animated by the power of prayer this Lenten season.

Catholic social teaching has driven the Diocese of Saskatoon’s annual Good Friday outdoor Way of the Cross tradition since it was established 24 years ago.

Dr. Josephine Lombardi is orchestrating “A Great Symphony of Prayer” to help Catholics meaningfully observe the Year of Prayer leading up to the 2025 “Pilgrims of Hope” Jubilee declared by Pope Francis.

Twelfth graders at Father Henry Carr Catholic Secondary School inspired younger students at the Toronto school to prepare their hearts and minds for celebrating Easter.

Tracey Jemmeson, the first-year principal of Thomas D’Arcy McGee Catholic Elementary School in Ottawa, heard positive advance buzz about Annunciation of the Lord Parish’s Holy Week Adventure from her colleagues and fellow congregants.

Reactions have poured in since the Oblates of Mary Immaculate published the Report of the Oblate Safeguarding Commission, authored by retired Superior Court of Quebec Justice André Denis, on March 19. The most consequential revelation of this 57-page report is that Rivoire was guilty, based on the “preponderance of evidence,” of sexually assaulting five minors in Naujaat, Nunavut, between 1968 and 1970, and one in Arviat and Whale Cove, Nunavut, between 1974 and 1979.

During his first two weeks in Prince Edward Island, Fr. Benedict Olelewe, SDV, has only enjoyed fish from the grocery store. 

The occasion when he savours his first fresh catch of lobster, mussels or oysters from P.E.I.’s Atlantic waters will be a delightful and tasty bonus. But indulging in seafood is not why he voyaged from Nigeria to serve in the Diocese of Charlottetown’s Holy Family Pastoral Unit.