Ontario bishops: sex-ed instruction must remain true to Church teaching

Seven months after Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum arrived in Catholic schools, Ontario’s bishops are reminding teachers to stay true to Church teaching when addressing marriage, sexuality and gender.

TCDSB student filmmakers received red carpet treatment for their films

TORONTO – Student filmmakers from across the Toronto Catholic District School Board received the red carpet treatment April 21 as they celebrated the big-screen premiere of their short films.

BCN Cafe teaches special needs’ students life skills

TORONTO – An award-winning program at Blessed Cardinal Newman High School is providing students with special needs the opportunity to learn valuable life skills while serving others.

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.