Mickey Conlon

Mickey Conlon

In late April, as six expelled students from St. Michael’s College School facing sex assault charges had their court case put over until June, the private boys’ school in midtown Toronto was in the process of collecting responses to a survey as part of its respect and culture review.

The ideas of one of the great Canadian Catholic thinkers of our time will live on at King’s University College which has been chosen to house the new Jean Vanier Research Centre.

Christina Lee Fast is an athlete. She bowls and does track and field. She’s in love with her boyfriend, she’s learning to make her way around the kitchen, is better at housework than her mother, runs her own small business and is a young lady enjoying life to the fullest.

As great a hockey player as Leonard ‘Red’ Kelly was — and he was one of the best, with eight Stanley Cup titles over an illustrious 20-year National Hockey League career while being named a six-time first team all-star and the first ever recipient of the Norris Trophy as the league’s top defenceman — he will perhaps best be remembered for being a humble, devoted family man and a true gentleman.

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.

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.

Barely two weeks into a capital campaign to raise funds for the Archdiocese of Toronto’s newest church — named after Canada’s newest saint — about $150,000 has been collected, raising hopes shovels will be in the ground by the end of 2020.

As an extradition order against a Regina priest for allegedly abusing boys in a Scottish boys’ school plays out in a Canadian courtroom, the archdiocese continues to try to find its way in helping victims of sexual abuse.

When Jesus Christ Superstar launched in 1970 — first with the concept album followed by the Broadway rock opera that opened in 1971, a production in London’s west end that would play for more than eight years and finally the 1973 movie — who knew it was the start of a phenomenon that still resonates almost half a century later.

Blending the medieval with the contemporary in the rebuild of Notre-Dame Cathedral will be daunting, said the lead architect on the restoration of Toronto’s St. Michael’s Cathedral.