40 Days for Life in Hamilton, Ont., is completing its fifth campaign under the leadership of Ana Rivera. It’s a continuation of the pro-life sensibilities Rivera has been developing since her earliest years. In an interview with The Catholic Register, she traced her vocation to defend the unborn back to hearing the testimonies of pro-life workers on a Catholic radio station, Radio Maria Colombia. 

Niagara leaders impacted thousands

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For the first time in five years, the Niagara Catholic District School Board is honouring education leaders with its Award of Distinction.

Three people were endorsed by the board at its Feb. 13 special board meeting — John Belcastro, Sr. Mary Kay Camp and Angelo Di Ianni. The trio will be presented their awards at the Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education Annual Benefit Gala March 21.

Foundation shares ‘universal spirit of caring’

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Fr. Sajo Jacob of St. Pius X Parish in Calgary said the Relighting Lives Foundation he supports is passionate about “empowering youth and outreach to the poorest of the poor.”

Contributions to the non-profit organization, formerly the Path to Peace Foundation, support families struggling to address their basic needs, equipping families to become self-sufficient “through education and proper training by NGOs,” according to its website. 

Cash no longer king

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As we move toward a cashless society, how will Canadians respond to a digital dollar?

Breaking silence on human trafficking

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Sofia Ranke knows she “can’t change the world” and singlehandedly eradicate the evil scourge of human trafficking. Nevertheless, she is determined to fight for victimized girls, women, boys and men by using the power of her voice. 

Corporate life proved to be a wrong turn

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After finally landing an all-important corporate gig that allowed him to overlook the CN Tower from his desk in downtown Toronto, Szymon Sorbian expected to feel a sense of true accomplishment. However, despite finding himself well-positioned in the rat race he had worked so hard for, he felt anything but. 

Fr. Ramsperger soared high in priesthood, not air force

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Fr. Leo Ramsperger has been celebrating Mass as a priest since the mid-1950s, and despite retiring from formal service back in 1997, he remains deeply rooted in his faith and continues to celebrate life at every opportunity. 

Two years and counting for those who fled war

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Two years ago, Iryna Chaikovska, her husband and three children moved out of their apartment into a house near Bucha and Irpin in the Kyiv Oblast of northern Ukraine.

Good and bad: alive, yes, but toll is great

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‘Purgatory’ for Ukraine as it battles through a decade of Russian onslaught

From modest origins, 'The Chosen' blooms

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Season four of the Biblical hit has launched in theatres

Emma Venusio shines on ice and off

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Bishop Allen Academy student leads Team Canada to U-18 bronze