Richard Pommainville, in his latest Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) newsletter address, likens the non-profit global charity to the Energizer Bunny.

In November 2017 people lined up for hours in Lindsay, Ont., in hopes of registering for Ontario’s basic income pilot program.

We are divided, sorted, separated. As the gaps between us grow, society slides into the abstract. Our concrete reality is the opposite of society. Day to day we experience life as individuals. We live in a tight circle of economic security that revolves around our lonely selves.

As restaurants, theatres and stadiums open up again, and as daily COVID case counts dwindle across most of the country, the Canadian Grief Alliance estimates that as many as 4.5 million of us are grieving one or more of nearly half-a-million deaths we have experienced in the last 20 months, nearly 29,000 of them directly from COVID.

Higher education for Catholic women has been a fight, and it was the sisters on the front lines.

Dr. Christine Schintgen credits divine providence for the introduction of the new two-year online Catechetical Certificate program for mature students at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College.

In a world that is arguably becoming more depleted of humanity and solidarity, King’s University College in London, Ont., is providing a countering antidote via its Veritas Lecture Series for Faith and Culture.

While the vast majority of the public has been compliant with safety measures in dealing with the pandemic, resistance to vaccination mandates, mask rules and other requirements has been high among ultra-conservative Catholic and evangelical groups.

A holistic program at Brescia University College is giving students struggling with academic and social pressures the tools for success in school and in life.

The Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education has estimated that the total number of Catholic higher education institutions around the world is over 1,300.