VANCOUVER -- As Canada tops 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, a distressing figure has emerged: more than 80 per cent of the COVID-19 deaths have been seniors living in long-term care homes.

As a valued volunteer with the Loyola Arrupe Centre for Active Living for close to six years, Gerty Ryza is good at a lot of things, not the least of which is putting a smile on people’s faces.

EDMONTON -- Brad and Arynn Abercrombie and their five kids are isolating, but not isolated.

Shawn Brady sees the heroes every day he walks into Providence Healthcare in Toronto’s east end, and has for years.

Being a hospital chaplain during a pandemic means finding ways to deal with constant suffering.

One snowy day last February, looking out the window, I saw our next-door neighbour, broom in hand, trotting briskly through our backyard.

Prudence, courage, temperance and justice won’t stop a virus. When it comes to microbiology, the cardinal virtues are largely irrelevant. 

Father’s Day is a time to celebrate the men who go above and beyond for their family, and for former CFL star Doyle Orange going the whole nine yards (plus one) is second nature. 

It is not wrong to say that Laudato Si’ is an encyclical about ecology or climate change. But nobody gets full marks for that answer.

Krystyna Zasowski had just moved into a new neighbourhood, and with her first daughter starting kindergarten, she was looking for some mom-bonding.