May is an exciting month in the Office of Youth Ministry for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton as it brings the annual Diocesan Youth Rally — an opportunity for hundreds of young people Grades 7-12 to gather for a day of prayer, celebration and encounter with the Lord. 

Reflections from The Register 75 years ago on D-Day

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June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one of the defining points of the Second World War as Allied forces invaded Europe for the final push to victory over Hitler.

June 6, 1944 ... D-Day: A consecrated crusade

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There’s a sense of critical urgency about marking the 75th anniversary of the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion of Normandy. 

It’s an urgency born of the practical fact of life that the surviving combatants being feted for their heroism during what became the liberation of France, and ultimately Europe, are extremely unlikely to be on Earth for an 80th commemoration.

One Heart, One Soul campaign benefits are financial and more

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Activities surrounding the $35-million One Heart, One Soul campaign are multiplying across the Diocese of Hamilton.

Men of faith ... and signs of hope

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It’s easy for a vocations director in North America to get discouraged. 

Vocations to the priesthood have been in decline everywhere in the world except Africa since 2012.

‘Once a St. Joe’s girl …’

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Mary Allan ran her hand along the peach-coloured lockers and suddenly she was in Grade 9 again. 

Faith in the face of death

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Edmonton -- “Live like you were dying.”

Guelph parish sees campaign as ‘great opportunity’

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After two years of study and preparation, Holy Rosary Parish in Guelph is taking the next step toward its goal of breathing new life into its buildings.

Parents make voices heard

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OAPCE has been the voice for Catholic parents in Ontario’s education system for 80 years and it has no intention of letting that voice go unheard.

Faith and science work side by side

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Catholic schools have long been recognized for their strong programs in social science, language and arts, and, at many schools, physical education. But often the success of these programs has come at the expense of the science curriculum, according to some.

Schools planning for a shady future

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Kent Shadwick has seen all kinds of numbers that suggest the youth of today are facing a future that includes a rise in skin cancer cases.