On May 1, mother of three Linda Murphy began a 900-kilometre hike along Ontario’s Bruce Trail to raise money for domestic violence survivors across Canada.

Full STEAM ahead for girls

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A predominantly female robotics team from Toronto’s St. Oscar Romero Catholic Secondary School is helping to expand the face of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM).

Speaker to share tips on raising happy kids

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While many are emerging to a sense of normalcy after two years years of dark clouds and closures due to the pandemic, many parents have been left with ongoing concerns for their children’s mental health and wellbeing.

Students take ‘Chance’ on music contest

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Music composed by students at St. Brother André Catholic High School in Markham, Ont., is the official theme song for this year’s Catholic Education Week festivities across the province.

Loretto College Ukraine donation aims to make a difference

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All labelled and sorted, in bags and boxes, the Loretto College School chapel is crammed with stuff — all of it headed for Ukraine by way of St. Demetrius the Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church in Toronto’s west end.

Christian culture best served by democracy

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If the definition of “freedom fighter” is in the eyes of the beholder, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau beholds Ukrainians.

Stars are born: students put talents on film

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The Mississauga East family of Catholic schools is holding its first annual student film festival, celebrating talent and providing a forum to share youth creativity during Catholic Education Week.

Catholic education plants seeds of faith

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In Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Christus Vivit of March 2019, the Pope boldly states that Catholic schools must “seek to welcome all young people regardless of their religious choices, cultural origin and personal, family or social situation. In this way the Church makes a fundamental contribution to the individual education of the young in various parts of the world.” 

Students take the lead on social justice

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A group of Scarborough 11th graders have committed to being agents for change when it comes to social justice.

National title, MVP honours cap varsity career

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U Sports women’s basketball tournament MVP Jama Bin-Edward of the Ryerson Rams is still coming down from the high of an undefeated season which culminated in the program’s first national title in early April.

Easter Drawing Contest 2022 winners

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The great 19th-century Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky declared that beauty will save the world. Some years earlier, Our Lord anticipated — and no doubt inspired — Dostoyevsky by teaching us the necessity for salvation of experiencing the world and expressing our faith through the beauty in children’s eyes.