When your earthly pilgrimage comes to an end, how would you like to be remembered in your community of faith?

Pandemic takes toll on charitable giving

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Fewer donors, less money, more demands. Charities of all kinds are caught in a pandemic-powered vice that can only be cured with more giving.

Legacy Circle thanks donors in advance for gift

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

The Legacy Circle is not an exclusive club, or at least it shouldn’t be. All ShareLife executive director Arthur Peters had to do to get in was write his parish and ShareLife into his Will, then inform the archdiocese.

Teacher awaits ‘miraculous’ life-saving gift

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Since being diagnosed with a kidney disorder almost two decades ago at age 14, Vanessa Bailey’s life has never been the same.

Consult professionals to ease complexities

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As individuals, we progress through one life stage to the next, incurring life experiences that can add layers of complexity to our personal situation that often impact our future goals and final intentions.

Donating to charity not about death but your life

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

For the Will Power campaign, tiny percentages add up to big numbers.

Pre-planning for inevitable makes sense

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

With COVID-19 death tolls and hospitalization numbers a staple on the news daily, the past two years have forced many to consider the inevitable.

Beware of pitfalls in charitable giving

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Many well-meaning individuals who intend to make a gift to charity or a charitable purpose in a Will have their wishes defeated for a number of reasons. Set out below are some common pitfalls.

Globetrotter leaving it all to archdiocese

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Adventurous, diverse and remarkable would be three apt words to describe Lili Khayatt’s life.

Do your due diligence when donating gifts

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Many people looking to donate artwork and items in that vein to the Church or their parish come with the best of intentions, bearing gifts they believe hold incredible value — monetary or spiritual — but it’s not always the case.

A life of giving continues beyond the grave

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My mother, Marina D’Souza, was born in India, the third of five daughters. She was a sensitive and empathetic child, a trait that would serve her well in her future career.