Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

Marriage seems to agree with George and Olive Heron. How else do you explain having stayed true to their vows for 71 years?

It took a flight of faith, but after jumping through all the necessary hoops, the statue of Our Lady of Loreto finally made it to Toronto.

Recent data that shows the number of abortions in Canadian hospitals and clinics declined by more than 10 per cent in 2018 would be encouraging if not for the lack of statistics on the number of chemically-induced abortions, said Hanna Kepka.

Where many people would be tempted by the money they could reap by selling a property in a desirable Toronto location to condo developers, the Daughters of St. Paul are staying put to continue their mission in a place that is home. And has been home for decades.

As the deadly Wuhan coronavirus spread around the world, including two known cases reported in Toronto, Church officials continued to monitor the situation before making any decisions about implementing the types of safety protocols that followed similar outbreaks in the past.

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) in Hamilton can’t always account at budget time for all its needs, but when some urgent need arises it’s happy there is an organization like the Ex Corde Foundation that can lend a hand.

When it comes to books about sports, there’s plenty of “fun reads” out there, but Matt Hoven saw there was something missing for those who take the study of sport seriously.

Calling a woman who toiled in New France in the mid-1600s Canada’s first great feminist might draw a laugh from some, but not Sr. Susan Kidd.

A pastoral plan three years in the making which resulted in a two-thirds reduction of parishes in the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth has put the archdiocese in a position to succeed amid the realities of the modern Church, said John Stevens.

December 22, 2019

The art of the season

The works of renowned Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz will be prominent over Christmas at Washington, D.C.’s Museum of the Bible.