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MISSION, B.C. – The 93-year-old hands of Fr. Dunstan Massey are carefully filling in the imperfections of what will soon be his newest art piece at Westminster Abbey in Mission.

Sweet sounds among the scaffolds: Opera singer rehearses in church under renovation

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The sweet soprano sounds that echoed from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Toronto could have come from a Mass at the Vatican.

Youtube priest spreads Gospel message

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VANCOUVER – Another young priest is spreading the Gospel on YouTube.

Sistine Choir strikes right chord in Canada

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The papacy has been a major patron of music for more than 1,500 years, inviting master musicians to compose masterpieces for its liturgical celebrations. Now for first time it has taken its act to Canada.

Priests buoyed by Francis the pastor

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After a quarter million dead, six million driven from their homes and 50 years of violence, what Colombia needed was a pastor, not a politician, said Colombian-born Toronto pastor Fr. Carlos Augusto Sierra Tobon.

IN THE EYE OF THE STORM

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Catholic Register  reporter Mickey Conlon is among many thousands Florida residents and visitors who have been evacuated and are riding out Hurricane Irma in shelters across the state. Read his first-hand accounts throughout the weekend.

Student trustee ready for his rookie year

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Imagine being 16 years old and having to represent 92,000 of your peers.

Toronto Catholic schools part of new pedestrian safety initiative for students

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TORONTO – Parents have a lot of things to worry about on the first day of school. Whether or not their child arrives safely should not be one of them.

Building leaders is top priority for new director

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Along his journey as a student, teacher and now director of education at Canada’s largest Catholic school board, Rory McGuckin leaned on Catholic leaders for guidance.

Canada, refugee family earn high marks

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Peace, order, good government — that’s all Jomanah Chahrour’s family needed to succeed when they arrived in Edmonton almost six years ago, fleeing Syria’s chaotic, brutalizing civil war.

Film protects schools’ Catholic legacy

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Although religious communities no longer have a daily presence in most Ontario schools, a soon-to-be completed film hopes to ensure their efforts in establishing Catholic education are not forgotten.