An Indigenous healing garden project underway in Toronto looks to bring hope and light to the province in the journey towards healing from the dark past of residential schools.

Southdown opens doors wider

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

By embracing the opportunity found in challenges brought about by COVID-19, Southdown Institute is expanding mental health services to reach even more people of faith.

Retreat centres acclimatize to new normal

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Through prayers and dreams, Angie Carboni has counted on God to help her navigate through the six months since COVID-19 emerged in Canada.

Caring for the Earth and its people

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

The retreat master’s job is all about the big reveal — showing people what’s already there. For Jesuit spiritual director Fr. Greg Kennedy the job is a delight, a joy and at the same time a humbling experience.

Family with 14th child on the way pulls together in faith

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

The thought of 14 children would be inconceivable for most couples these days but for Carissa and Patrick Douglas it’s a dream come true.

Exhibition sheds light on unique partnership that created iconic Quebec Church buildings

By

MONTREAL -- About 40 years ago, Raymonde Gauthier found a PhD topic by glancing out the window of her small apartment at the corner of Montreal’s St. Laurent Boulevard and Sherbrooke Street.

English course to explore Indigenous voices

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

When Grade 11 English students in Durham Catholic high schools receive their reading assignments this year, the works of Shakespeare and other conventional texts will be replaced with ones focusing on Indigenous voices.

Softball star prepared to hit NCAA basepaths

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Uncertainty surrounding varsity sports in light of the global pandemic has 17-year-old softball player Rachelle Zilavec admittedly anxious but optimistic as she weighs the prospects of even starting her freshman season this year.

No place for negativity in this classroom

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

For 24 years Antonio Gambale’s classroom has been a place where all have been welcomed and accepted, and for that, the Niagara Region teacher has been recognized with the Rick Hansen Foundation’s Difference Maker Award.

‘Pere’ Murray’s legacy thrives in Wilcox

By Catholic Register Special

REGINA, SASK. -- Celebrations to mark this year’s centennial of Athol Murray College of Notre Dame at Wilcox, Sask., had to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. But the pioneering spirit of the charismatic priest from Toronto who willed the college into being continues to resonate.

Schools can’t be the same in September

By

The eagerness that normally greets the opening of a new school year won’t be found this year. Instead of excitement, new friends, greeting old friends and the anticipation of what will come, these emotions have been replaced by anxiety, fear and concern for our children and grandchildren’s future health.