TORONTO - Before the sun rises on April 27, celebrations to honour the canonizations of Blesseds Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will have already begun in the Archdiocese of Toronto.

Police actions hamper Jerusalem celebrations


JERUSALEM - Palestinian Christian institutions charged that Israeli police security measures during Holy Week and Easter hamper access by Christian pilgrims to holy sites in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Ukrainian tradition helps out good causes


TORONTO - For the local artisans who belong to Kosa Kolektiv, making pysanky — Ukrainian Easter eggs — is a way to share the skills passed down from generation to generation of Ukrainians.

Easter services are a go for St. Elias


BRAMPTON, ONT. - Despite their church being in ruins following a devastating fire, the parish community at St. Elias the Prophet Ukrainian Catholic Church still plan to gather and celebrate Easter together.

Archdiocese opens up its confessionals


TORONTO - More than 200 churches in the GTA opened their doors to receive thousands of repentants on April 9 as the Archdiocese of Toronto held a Day of Confessions in preparation for Easter.

Holy Saturday’s stillness foreshadows something bigger


Holy Saturday can be a rich day, full of spiritual contemplation that can be used to prepare for Easter Sunday.

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