Catholic Register Staff

Catholic Register Staff

{mosimage}TORONTO - A Markham tax preparer who provided clients with bogus receipts for donations to Catholic parishes in the archdiocese of Toronto has been sentenced to two years in jail.

{mosimage}TORONTO - Some call him Ireland’s Missionary to Canada. Others have dubbed him the “Lion.” He is known for his missionary work, sense of justice and relentless advocacy for the rights of the unborn, and now, Fr. Edward (Ted) Colleton, CSSp, has announced his plans to retire and return to Ireland after 67 years in the priesthood.

{mosimage}MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - The golfers spent six hours slapping a ball with a stick on a steamy July 9 to raise $92,000 in the annual Classic Golf Tournament sponsored by the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. The money will help send up to 900 seven-to-13-year-old boys to summer camp.
DISC logoTORONTO - In today’s era of evangelization, churches need to be armed with the technological know-how and new media savvy to help advance their ministry.

An upcoming North American conference aims to help equip dioceses and parishes in Canada and the United States to navigate and succeed in the world of Facebook, Twitter and electronic giving.
{mosimage}Retired Toronto Auxiliary Bishop Robert Clune, who died Sept. 6, shared the joys of his journey of faith with all he met, a nearly packed St. Michael’s Cathedral was told at his funeral Mass the following week.
{mosimage}TORONTO - Across the city of Toronto in late June, flags were flying at half mast. Outside of Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Scarborough, the lowered flag was accompanied by a photographic memorial set up in honour of former student and fallen soldier Cpl. Stephen Bouzane. Cpl. Bouzane, 26, died alongside two comrades, Sgt. Christos Karigiannis and Pte. Joel Vincent Wiebe, when their unarmoured vehicle hit a roadside bomb southwest of Kandahar on June 20.
{mosimage}TORONTO - The controversial plan to relocate the Peace Garden at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square was approved in a 22-10 vote by city councillors June 22.
{mosimage}TORONTO - At the June 21 opening ceremony of Toronto’s Ireland Park, Mayor David Miller quoted Canadian poet Al Purdy, saying, “Sometimes we may go back to the country of our defeat ... but it’s been a long time since, and we must acquire the way of strangers.”
{mosimage}TORONTO - Having a voice does not depend on the ability to speak.

This is certainly true of 24-year-old Rebecca Beayni of Toronto, who was honoured at this year's City of Toronto Social Justice Awards ceremony on June 9. Beayni has cerebral palsy and is unable to walk or speak, but these limitations have not stopped her from becoming a voice for  individuals with disabilities around the world.
{mosimage}TORONTO - The efforts of a group of Toronto-area Catholics has guaranteed that there will be a summer camp this year available to underprivileged boys. Four Winds Boys Camp, formerly known as Columbus Boy Camp, will open its doors in August on the shores of Lake Simcoe.