Catholic Register Staff

Catholic Register Staff

Archbishop WeisgerberTORONTO - Winnipeg Archbishop James Weisgerber will speak on bridging our differences in a world divided along cultural, economic and religious lines in the sixth annual Somerville Lecture on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

{mosimage}TORONTO - A new religious order has joined the archdiocese of Toronto.

Three Sisters of Life arrived Aug. 27 to open the order’s first Canadian chapter.

{mosimage}TORONTO - St. Matthew Catholic School teacher Kateri Vrakking won a silver medal in archery this past summer at the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

TORONTO - William Downe, president and chief executive officer of BMO Financial Group, has been appointed as chair of the 28th annual Cardinal’s Dinner, the largest fund-raising dinner in Canada.
TORONTO - A healthy dose of silence and the discipline of meditation are on tap at St. John’s Convent, 233 Cummer Ave. in Toronto, when the Christian Meditation Community of Toronto hosts its May 11-13 retreat.
TORONTO — From Julian of Norwich, Clare of Assisi, Teresa of Avila and hundreds of others, Christian women draw on a rich heritage of mysticism. Rev. Glenda Meakin of the Christian Meditation Community of Canada will outline that heritage at the regular monthly teaching meeting of the Christian Meditation Community of Toronto on April 26.
TORONTO — Learn to keep your parish’s books in the black through the winter and do the Earth a favour at a one-day forum presented by Faith and the Common Good’s Greening Sacred Spaces program.
TORONTO - Caritas is hosting its 13th annual telethon on April 29. The telethon will be aired on the TLN Telelatino Television Network.
TORONTO - The social responsibility and environmental sustainability driven Jantzi Social Index continues to run neck-and-neck with conventional stock market indexes despite its underexposure in the energy sector.
TORONTO - A member of Ontario’s provincial legislature wants the province to recognize April 2 as Pope John Paul II Day. On that very day, Conservative MPP Frank Klees planned to introduce into the legislature a private member’s bill to commemorate the day the late pope died two years ago.