Catholic Register Special

Catholic Register Special

REGINA, SASK. -- Celebrations to mark this year’s centennial of Athol Murray College of Notre Dame at Wilcox, Sask., had to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. But the pioneering spirit of the charismatic priest from Toronto who willed the college into being continues to resonate.

One snowy day last February, looking out the window, I saw our next-door neighbour, broom in hand, trotting briskly through our backyard.

MONTREAL -- When Margaret Healy came calling, it was hard to say no.

Sheri McConnell has no doubt some divine intervention was involved in her taking on the role of executive director of Mary’s Meals Canada in March.

Krystyna Zasowski had just moved into a new neighbourhood, and with her first daughter starting kindergarten, she was looking for some mom-bonding.