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This year’s Anthony Jordan Lecture Series is celebrating the roots of Newman Theological College.

Medieval studies goes back for a better future

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The University of St. Michael’s College is better than good if you want to study that magical millennium between 500 and 1500.

Little college working on big plans

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BARRY’S BAY, ONT. -- Seven months into his job as president of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College, Ryan Williams has moved well past the phase of getting to know the campus.

Refugee scholarship offers helping hand

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As someone whose life was disrupted at an early age by the ravages of war, Fr. Sami Helewa, SJ, understands the plight of the refugee who has escaped their homeland to call elsewhere home.

Into the DRAGEN’s den ...

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To really understand climate change, it helps to ask a medievalist.

Words to live by: Lenten spiritual reading

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Alms, prayer and fasting are the broad categories the Church requires in the season of Lent. But let your heart and your devotion lead you over to the bookshelf, and you might find a path into the formal disciplines of Lent through spiritual reading.

ShareLife set for campaign launch

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After being asked to dig deeper last year to support the most vulnerable in society, parishioners across the Archdiocese of Toronto are being urged to be just as generous as ShareLife kicks off its 2020 campaign on Feb. 26, Ash Wednesday.

Art and the Word

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The Diocese of Hamilton is home to a Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible. It is a fine art reproduction of a handwritten and hand-illuminated Bible that was created in collaboration with Saint John’s Abbey and University and celebrated British calligrapher Donald Jackson. 

A season for embracing the cross

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As Christmas and its light fades from our memories we enter a period of reflection — the season of Lent. 

'We get along': The simple secret to a 71-year marriage

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Marriage seems to agree with George and Olive Heron. How else do you explain having stayed true to their vows for 71 years?

Parish leaders at heart of campaign’s success

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As more parishes take the leap of faith that is the Diocese of Hamilton’s “One Heart, One Soul” Campaign, pastors play an instrumental role, of course.