Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

The legacies of late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack, an Anishnawbe boy who never came home from residential school, are helping to transform Catholic education for the better.

As First Communion approaches for the St. Demetrius Catholic School community, many members who had fled Ukraine and its war found themselves in need of more than sacramental nourishment.

Close to nine months after Pope Francis’ penitential pilgrimage to apologize to Canada’s Indigenous peoples, Catholics from across the country gathered in-person and online to reflect on the historic visit and to consider the way forward.

Record student enrolment, largely due to an influx of Ukrainian refugees, sees administrators with the Regina Catholic School Division seeking a careful reassessment of needs going into the 2023-2024 school year.

Although St. Francis Xavier Church in Attawapiskat in northern Ontario tragically burned to the ground in April 2021, it remains the centre of faith and devotion in the mostly First Nation town.

A painting by Grade 10 student Pavel Telega is turning heads and inspiring optimism for peace in Ukraine and beyond.

Catholic women of faith from across the Greater Toronto Area will gather at the Ajax Convention Centre April 24-25 for the 102nd annual Toronto Diocesan Convention of the Catholic Women’s League (CWL) of Canada.

Staff and parents say they will hold the Toronto Catholic District School Board to its word to improve the conditions of the athletic facilities at its six all-girls schools.

For many, April represents a time when plants and flowers start to bud and bloom, but for Carolyn Tinglin and her family, it’s also about growing awareness and support for people with varied abilities.

Students at Toronto’s Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts are expressing their Catholic faith through dance this Easter season.