Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

Fr. Dominic Barber believes he’s found the tool that will take St. Patrick’s Parish in Markham, Ont., on the path to a stronger, more engaged parish.

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.

Canadian psychotherapists expect to soon find themselves in the same position as physicians when it comes to so-called medical assistance in dying — or MAiD — as the government looks to expand access to legal, medically-induced suicide.

The youth event held each year in conjunction with the Serra Club’s annual Ordinandi Dinner in the Archdiocese of Toronto has fallen victim to the labour struggles between the province and its teachers’ unions.

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

It took a flight of faith, but after jumping through all the necessary hoops, the statue of Our Lady of Loreto finally made it to Toronto.

Recent data that shows the number of abortions in Canadian hospitals and clinics declined by more than 10 per cent in 2018 would be encouraging if not for the lack of statistics on the number of chemically-induced abortions, said Hanna Kepka.

Where many people would be tempted by the money they could reap by selling a property in a desirable Toronto location to condo developers, the Daughters of St. Paul are staying put to continue their mission in a place that is home. And has been home for decades.

As the deadly Wuhan coronavirus spread around the world, including two known cases reported in Toronto, Church officials continued to monitor the situation before making any decisions about implementing the types of safety protocols that followed similar outbreaks in the past.

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) in Hamilton can’t always account at budget time for all its needs, but when some urgent need arises it’s happy there is an organization like the Ex Corde Foundation that can lend a hand.