Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

A diocese of immigrants will be using Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz’s acclaimed Angels Unawares as its Nativity this year.

It’s been a long process, but Sandra Dionisi is finally seeing the fruits of the more than 300 hours labour she put into this year’s Canada Post Christmas stamp.

It is a sad fact that melancholy is a palatable state of mind for many as Dec. 25 approaches — especially in this year of the pandemic.

December 17, 2020

Christmas Mass conundrum

Catholics across Canada will mull whether they should attend Christmas week Masses in person or if they should just stay home and watch a virtual service.

With the second wave of COVID-19 dismantling the equilibrium between joy and gloominess, a night of music, prayer and testimony was organized to help Calgary youth take part in the Advent experience.

Ernest Patenaude’s passion for volunteerism was sparked by his teachers when he attended St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie, Alta., in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 

As much as the current landscape enables, Calgary Bishop William McGrattan is keen on being a vibrant presence this Christmas season by engaging in key charity and goodwill campaigns.

A connection forged between members of the Royal Canadian College of Organists has given an organ that was no longer in use new life inside St. John the Baptist Church in Peterborough, Ont. 

Tracking the troubling daily news brought on by COVID-19 in the pandemic’s early months inspired Athena and Briana Zhong to conceive an altruistic sister act.

Ozias Leduc (1864-1955) earned so much acclaim for his religious and secular paintings that the native of Saint-Hilaire-de-Rouville, Que., was heralded in his time as “the Michelangelo of Canada.’