Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Computers have become an essential tool in this year where everything from medical visits to high school classes has moved online.

With the cold weather of a Canadian winter right around the corner, organizations that collect winter clothes for distribution to the needy are stepping into high gear.

Determined to become self-sufficient, Monica Maiato set her sights on a goal to live independently. Now going on two years since embarking on that journey, her life has completely transformed. 

Undeterred by challenges unique to this year, the volunteers at St. Ann Parish Food Bank in Toronto have worked hard to ensure no individual or family in need of its services has been left behind.

A tiny homes project out of a Kitchener, Ont., Catholic church is keeping the homeless safe and warm as the region prepares for its first winter of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patrick James Cox was a decorated soldier honoured for serving in France with the 7th Canadian Railway Troops in 1917, but in 1933 died at the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital in Toronto fighting a very different battle.

Living in a free country is a privilege some young people take for granted these days, but not Canadian teen Emmanuel Adegboyega.

Though eight years into retirement, Msgr. John Pilkauskas still has plenty to give in service to the community, thanks, he says, in large part to the support provided by The Shepherd’s Trust.

Stuart Asselstine had every intention of becoming an organ donor but never thought he would be alive to witness a friend benefitting from his generosity.

Due to the global health crisis caused by COVID-19, it appears more people are considering the reality of death and making preparations for the inevitable.