The universe is beautiful and we’ve got pictures to prove it. Come May, when the James Webb Space Telescope starts downloading deep space photos, we’re going to have even more pictures, and astrophysicist and cosmologist Fr. Adam Hincks just knows those pictures will be beautiful too.

At 75, Collins reflects on a disciple’s life

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In an alternative life, Cardinal Thomas Collins might never have been a bishop, an archbishop or a cardinal. He might very happily have remained a professor of New Testament with an intense interest in the Apocalypse of John. He would have dedicated himself to the formation of the next generation of priests at St. Peter’s Seminary in London, Ont., and happily translated the wisdom he encountered in academic study into homilies that resonate with the worries and hopes of ordinary Christians.

Basilians celebrate humble bicentennial

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It’s funny how 200 years can sneak up on you, but the Basilian Fathers plan to celebrate their bicentennial quietly, modestly, prayerfully, humbly.

2021: A Church in crisis confronts its sins

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This entire year turned on three unexpected words — “ground-penetrating radar.”

Special needs students shine with clothing drive

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A Christmas tree adorned with scarves, gloves, toques and jackets instead of the classic bells, ornaments and ribbons is captivating plenty of eyes at the entrance of Toronto’s Loretto College School.   

Priestly life celebrated in art

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Christmas is a time to celebrate for Fr. Herman Falke each year, but that celebration will be special as he marks the release of his latest book.

Christmas stamps feature work of homeless artist

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VATICAN CITY -- Adam Piekarski, a homeless man from Lódz, Poland, never imagined that the sketches he would draw in his free time while waiting for the public showers near Bernini’s Colonnade would lead to the opportunity of a lifetime.

Bear witness to the hopeful joy of Christ

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A message from the CCCB President on Christmas and New Year’s Day

St. Joseph a picture of authentic masculinity

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The Knights of Columbus are offering for free its latest film that takes a deep look into the life of Jesus’ foster father as a model of character and virtue for this generation.

Crafty mother’s skills aid abused women

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Stay-at-home mom Jessica Fraga is using her love of crafting again this year to raise funds for abused women.

Making sure young mothers aren’t left out at Christmas

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Not every young woman hears that blessed is the fruit of her womb. More than a few young women are left isolated, afraid, overwhelmed from the moment they know they’re pregnant.