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For nine years, students from St. Paul’s College have been helping to uncover the life of Goliath, one piece of ancient pottery at a time.

Regis College to preserve a large part of the Scarboro's work

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As the Scarboro Missions slowly devolve and English Canada’s premier missionary order ceases to exist by 2020, it has fallen to Regis College to preserve and carry forward a large part of the Scarboros’ work.

Saskatchewan opens nine new Catholic schools

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REGINA – In the wake of the province invoking the notwithstanding clause to protect Catholic education, Saskatchewan’s Catholic school system is undergoing the largest expansion in the province’s history.

King's University College puts focus on mental health

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When it comes to supporting mental health on campus, King’s University College has plenty of new tricks up its sleeve — from yoga to meditation headbands.

Campion stays true to its Jesuit roots

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REGINA – As Canada’s only Jesuit undergraduate college turns 100, it will begin its second century by walking in the footsteps of the first Jesuit Pope.

Aboriginal advisor a first for university

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It didn’t take long for Patrick Small Legs-Nagge to pick up on the culture of Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, N.S.

“One of the first things I noticed in my first week is how inclusive this campus is,” said Small Legs-Nagge, who last month began his new job as special advisor to the president on aboriginal affairs.

My second chance with Fr. Sean

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There is something magical, even powerful, about a second chance.

In the fall of 1986, I wasn’t looking for a second chance to get to know Fr. Sean O’Sullivan. I simply missed the third day of classes in my first year at Ryerson Journalism because I unwisely scheduled the second of my bi-annual visits to my asthma specialist, Dr. John Toogood (yes he was too good), in London, Ont.

Prayer and work: Benedictine monk creates sculptures depicting Christ's life

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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.