Catholic Register Staff

Catholic Register Staff

Editor’s note: The following charities were the recipients of the proceeds from this past year’s Cardinal’s Dinner, held Nov. 9, 2006, at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto. In total, $173,000 was raised for the various charities.

TORONTO - Redemptorist Father John Francis Corkery, in his 65th year of religious life, passed away in Toronto Jan. 23. He was 88.

TORONTO - Toronto’s newest archbishop used his installation Mass Jan. 30 to call on his flock to help build a “New Jerusalem” on earth. While the real New Jerusalem can only be found after our death, we can strive while we are alive to live as if we are already among its residents, said Archbishop Thomas Collins.

{mosimage}TORONTO — Visiting the sick in hospital, or the imprisoned in jails, is more than just a question of being there. Learn how to be a visitor in an eight-week course in “Spiritual and Religious Care Visitor Training” at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 1001 Queen St. W. in Toronto, Wednesday evenings starting Sept. 5. For more information about the $70 course, call (416) 535-8501 ext. 2189/2188 or e-mail or

September 6, 2007

Care week next month

{mosimage}TORONTO (Catholic Register Staff) — The Ontario Multifaith Council is sponsoring Spiritual and Religious Care Awareness Week Oct. 21 to 27.

{mosimage}TORONTO - A new Toronto-based monthly online magazine dedicated to the pro-life cause has just launched.

Jennifer Ha started from home on a shoestring budget in August.

{mosimage}TORONTO - ShareLife raised $13,645,967 in this year’s fund-raising campaign to support charities throughout the archdiocese of Toronto , surpassing the goal of $12 million set when the campaign kicked off earlier this year.

{mosimage}TORONTO - When Chuckie Shevlen graduated after three years of nursing school at St. Michael’s Hospital in 1965, she decided to stay on and work at the hospital for a few years because “it seemed like the logical thing to do.”

{mosimage}TORONTO - St. Gregory’s Church in Etobicoke is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a parish on Sept. 16 with a 3 p.m. Mass

{mosimage}TORONTO - A Markham tax preparer who provided clients with bogus receipts for donations to Catholic parishes in the archdiocese of Toronto has been sentenced to two years in jail.