Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

REGINA – Catholic education in Saskatchewan is safe in the short term as the provincial government has vowed to use the notwithstanding clause to overturn a court ruling that threatened its existence, but school officials are looking to ensure its survival in the long term.
In this digital age, it is the rare person who does not have some form of digital footprint. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others are part of everyday life for most people.
You can’t be prepared for every hurdle in life. But for those things you can anticipate, why not have all your ducks in a row by planning ahead?
Things certainly could have turned out differently for Brendan Clarke had he not been raised in a family well-grounded in the Catholic faith.

When 33 men took the bold step in 1972 to prepare for ordination into the permanent diaconate for the Catholic Church in Canada, they were preparing themselves for ministering to their communities.

Canadians are privy to so much information about our southern neighbours. It’s unfortunate that most often it’s the bad that overwhelms us when we think of the United States.

It’s been one year since terminally ill Canadians have been legally free to choose medical intervention to end their lives. In that time, some 1,400 people have chosen assisted suicide.

TORONTO – Cash may be king, but to a parish in need, a donation in kind is just as majestic.

Bottled water free zoneTORONTO - As part of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace’s year-long campaign against the privatization of water, Catholic high schools in the archdiocese of Toronto are working to create “bottled water free zones” within their schools.

Themed “Water for All: Let Justice Flow,” the kick-off for the campaign in schools took place over three student workshop days held in November for more than 400 students in the Greater Toronto Area. Since then, schools have started to take action.

“The idea is to create a culture where students don’t bring bottled water or use bottled water even though they may have the right,” said Luke Stocking, Central Ontario Animator for Development and Peace.