The historic emergence of a Catholic majority in Northern Ireland will be a significant, though not the decisive, factor in achieving a reunited country, says a Belfast MP visiting Canada.

Catholic artist gives audience a complex experience

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Trying to explain the effect of Denyse Thomasos’ immense, complex, abstract paintings, Fr. Dan Donovan reaches for St. Thomas Aquinas.

Gregorian chant renewal in the works

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Lawrence Harris has a renewed vision of service forged and refined in the fire of COVID-19 that raged across the world for nearly three years.

Encountering the anchor of Eucharistic adoration

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I have experienced the healing and transformation that encountering the person of Jesus Christ brings and Eucharistic adoration has played a large role in this. Adoration is one of the best ways to experience the peace, love and strength that only Jesus can provide. It’s something we desperately need these days.

Life of service continues for former teacher

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After years of serving his community as a teacher, Peter Mamer has found another rewarding way of giving back.

Priest in Canada via a road less travelled

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When Tai Le arrived at Vancouver International Airport seven years ago at the tender age of 21, the future associate pastor of Sacred Heart Cathedral in Prince Albert, Sask., admitted that his first experience being surrounded by Canadians “was overwhelming.”

Permanent diaconate in Toronto marks 50 years

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Deacon Steve Pitre is determined not to celebrate 50 years of the permanent diaconate in the Archdiocese of Toronto. Instead, he wants to celebrate the Church that embraced, encouraged and prayed with deacons over the past 50 years.

A pilgrim Church looks to Mary

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For Catholics who have for years heard Mary’s first words in the Gospel of Luke as the defining moment of her life, it may seem the Pope is flipping the script on the Lord’s mother.

Spirituality’s healing ways aid cancer patients

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For the 21 people who will participate in the Retreat for Cancer Patients and their Caregivers at Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in Mississauga, Ont., Sept. 28, they will have an empathetic leader, one who has walked a mile in their shoes.

Queen Elizabeth was a bridge of reconciliation between Catholics, Protestants

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She was known to millions as “the Queen,” as if she was the only royal matriarch in the world. But she was no ordinary monarch. She was one of the last generation of leaders in the Western world who not only publicly declared her Christian faith but lived it.

Top scholars not bookworms you might think

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Graduating with stellar grades isn’t easy but it also doesn’t mean having your head in a book all day. Just ask some of the York Catholic District School Board’s 2022 top scholars.