Estate Planning

Someone dies. What do we say when we meet their relative, their friend, their family? Too painful, right?

Planning ahead is a great gift for our loved ones

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Throughout our lives we do all that we can to place our loved ones first. As Catholic Christians we look to the example of Our Lord and the saints who sought to serve rather than be served. Our choices and decisions are based on what is most beneficial for them.

Keep the legacy alive

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TORONTO - A decade after his death, family man Esteban “Ben” Pingol’s legacy lives on through the Legacy Society of the Archdiocese of Toronto.

Legacy endowment lets you give support in life and death

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TORONTO - Fr. Rudolf Philip Volk served his family as a parent, his community as a priest and, in his death, the Church as a financial supporter for those in need.

Gifts from the heart

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As the warring sisters prepared for their final battle, both failed to recognize that their parent’s estate was the wrong place to wage their final fight.

Don’t be averse to planning for your future

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You’ve likely heard of Canadians dying without a Will. Many of us, when faced with planning for our eventual death, would prefer to put the thinking off as long as possible. We end up passing away without any definite plans for our estate on paper.

Staying engaged will ensure a longer and healthier life

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A long and healthy life is possible for seniors if you make the right lifestyle choices, according to doctors who work with seniors.

Make plans for when you can’t take care of yourself

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As people age, their needs change and often they have a harder time taking care of themselves. This makes it important to plan for when you are no longer able to care for yourself.

Let it be known: you don’t want to die

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Death used to be a simple fact of life. As of the Supreme Court decision on assisted suicide last February, it is becoming a legal process.

There is a more efficient way to give back to your Church

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If it’s the thought that counts, think before you give. A little strategy can go a long way.

New endowment aids in resettling refugees

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TORONTO - Money doesn’t make the world go ’round. If the world is on the move it’s because of war, famine, oppression — all the things that go into a global population of 13 million refugees.