Catholic schools have a “unique opportunity” to guide young people through the social, ethical and economic challenges of today, Ontario’s bishops say in a pastoral letter for education.

Abolition threats knock on the door of Catholic education

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A sampling of recent media indicates voices are again ramping up their call for one school system in Ontario or, in short, for the abolishment of Catholic schools. 

Student finds his passion in social justice, ethnic minority issues

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His teacher describes Aaron Parry as a “gentle soul,” but no one could ever accuse him of lacking passion.

Student trustee ready for his rookie year

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Imagine being 16 years old and having to represent 92,000 of your peers.

Toronto Catholic schools part of new pedestrian safety initiative for students

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TORONTO – Parents have a lot of things to worry about on the first day of school. Whether or not their child arrives safely should not be one of them.

Building leaders is top priority for new director

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Along his journey as a student, teacher and now director of education at Canada’s largest Catholic school board, Rory McGuckin leaned on Catholic leaders for guidance.

Canada, refugee family earn high marks

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Peace, order, good government — that’s all Jomanah Chahrour’s family needed to succeed when they arrived in Edmonton almost six years ago, fleeing Syria’s chaotic, brutalizing civil war.

Film protects schools’ Catholic legacy

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Although religious communities no longer have a daily presence in most Ontario schools, a soon-to-be completed film hopes to ensure their efforts in establishing Catholic education are not forgotten.

Students get a big charge from physics

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A group of Catholic students from Cambridge, Ont., hope a once-ina- lifetime opportunity to conduct an experiment at the world-famous CERN laboratory in Switzerland will help change the way scientists view the world.

Schools ready to go around the globe to solve enrolment issues

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Years of declining enrolment are pushing some Catholic school boards to take a far deeper dive into the foreign student market.

Niagara teen excels on all fronts to gain Harvard admission

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Emily Hunter expects to do great things at Harvard University starting next September, thanks to the Catholic education she received in Ontario.