There are as many reasons for giving as there are givers. But one commonality is that givers want to help — they want to make a difference. In giving to the Church, it is a way to further the Kingdom of God here on Earth.

Making the list ... checking it twice

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Situations change, so it is important to regularly review your estate plan and keep it up to date. Here are some things to consider and questions to answer to ensure that you keep the future of yourself and your family on track

Keeping faith with The Shepherds’ Trust

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Msgr. Sam Bianco still remembers the week five decades ago when he couldn’t get rid of the chills. As a seminarian at St. Basil’s Seminary in the Toronto School of Theology, he took a course called the inner-city plunge, which challenged participants to live the life of a street person for a week.

Giving back, looking forward

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For Gail and Bruce Young a rewarding life isn’t something they can keep to themselves.

Six steps to building your estate plan

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When most people think about estate planning, they usually think about their Will. But a valid Will is just one part of an overall estate plan — especially if an estate is particularly large or complex. 

Parish builds plans for historic church

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For St. Andrew’s Parish in Oakville, Ont., the Diocese of Hamilton’s ambitious One Heart One Soul Campaign arrives at just the right time.

Two hundred years of growing faith

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Like many Catholic communities in English Canada, the faithful in Oakville, Ont., can trace their roots back to early Irish immigrants. 

Brescia research in genetics reveals political insights

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If you ever wondered why we can’t all just be friends, why political divisions tear at the fabric of nations and even religions, a sociologist at Brescia College has some new insights. Maybe we’re just born that way.

Christ child a model for young educators

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Of all the stained glass windows we have at St. Mary’s University in Calgary my favourite may well be an image of the Christ child with the “doctors” of the temple (Luke 2:41-52) which is installed in our library, St. Basil’s Hall. 

New president lands at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom after many travels

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Ryan Williams has travelled many roads in his career over three continents, and they’ve finally led him to a small town in eastern Ontario.

St. Jerome’s library joins reno bandwagon

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The face of St. Jerome’s University has changed considerably over recent years and it will soon unveil its latest upgrade as the final touches are put on the renovation of the school’s library.