Bolton students join project tracking satellite in space

A partnership bridging borders and outer space is expected to expose students at St. John Paul II School in Bolton, Ont. to never-before-seen images of the Earth from hundreds of kilometres above the planet.

100 years of memories from Loretto College

TORONTO – In many ways, Loretto College School hasn’t changed at all in the past 100 years.

Catholic education can never be neutral

Pope Francis, speaking to Italian school teachers and parents, said, “Education cannot be neutral. It is either positive or negative; either it enriches or it impoverishes; either it enables a person to grow or it lessens, even corrupts him. The mission of the school is to develop a sense of truth of what is good and beautiful.”

Promoting Catholic education 140 characters at a time

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board is celebrating Catholic Education Week in 140 characters or less.

York Catholic board urges students to keep tabs on their own mental health

In York Region there’s an effort being made to teach elementary students in the Catholic school system about the importance of monitoring their own mental health.

Ignoring spiritual dimension education’s ‘biggest crisis’

VATICAN CITY - To be truly formative, Catholic higher education has to continue to entrench students with human values, particularly the value of transcendence, said Pope Francis.

New Brescia principal finds right fit

When Brescia University College contacted Susan Mumm, they made her an offer she couldn’t refuse.

Saint Mary’s enlists peers in mental health counselling

Going crazy isn’t what it used to be on campus. Mental illness is no longer a problem of weak or immature students to be sniggered at or ignored.

When it comes to theology, Newman bookstore is the place to get it all

EDMONTON - The hectic times at Newman Theological Bookstore, as at any college or university bookstore, are the start of each semester.

Catholic universities take next step in Truth and Reconciliation

The Truth and Reconciliation process examining past wrongs done to Canada’s First Nations people may be complete, but for Catholic universities the time to respond to the TRC’s “Call to Action” has just begun.

Internet changing face of theology schools

Journalists, taxi drivers, musicians and motels have all had their economic apple carts upset by the Internet. Theology professors are discovering they too are not immune from the game-changing, democratizing effect of the world wide web.