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Harry McAvoy is the former Manager, Major Gifts and Corporate Campaigns for ShareLife in the Archdiocese of Toronto. He shares his story of dealing with memory loss.

It is interesting where your mind goes in your darkest hours. I remembered a phrase attributed to my Uncle Basil O’Rourke: “Carry your cross, don’t drag it.” Now, as I carry the cross of memory loss, Uncle Basil is whispering in my ear.

Above and beyond the classroom

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As principal of St. Sylvester Catholic School in Toronto, Roy Fernandes believes in setting an example of what it means to live a life full of passion and purpose. 

The Church and dementia

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As both a Catholic teacher and founding member of Dementia Advocacy Canada, Matt Dineen wants to visit parishes to explain what they should do to be dementia-ready and — perhaps more important — why they should do it.

The case for Sr. Carmelina's sainthood

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Twenty-seven years after her death, Sr. Carmelina Tarantino is about to move one step closer to sainthood.

Have a Lent query? YouTube priest has answers

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Vancouver – Thousands have seen his videos about saints, yoga and wearing one’s Sunday best. Now, the priest of Ask Fr. Nick is back at it again — this time, taking questions about Lent.

Niagara University falls for opportunity in Vaughan

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Students in Southern Ontario have another option for a post-secondary Catholic education with the expansion of Niagara University to Vaughan, Ont.

St. Augustine course bridges historic gap between Catholics and Protestants

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VANCOUVER – Catholic and Protestant scholars at the University of British Columbia are finding ways to actually use the Reformation to bring them closer together.

St. Mary’s University mixes Catholic studies and social justice in new program

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For Caroline Burns, the search is over. She has finally found a university program that will instruct her Catholic faith and provide a degree in a field of interest.

Northern classroom opens a new world in Saskatchewan

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King’s University College has a long history of educating its students about the wider world, but sometimes forgot about the country surrounding the small campus in London, Ont. 

Former missionary sees vision come to life with Centre Oblat at Saint Paul campus

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OTTAWA – Br. Leonardo Rego saw his vision come to life when the Centre Oblat — A Voice for Justice officially opened at Saint Paul University on Feb. 15.

New interfaith program at St. Mike's reflects Toronto's changing face

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A new program leading to a diploma from the University of St. Michael’s College is all about education with a purpose, St. Mike’s dean of theology James Ginther told The Catholic Register.