Things certainly could have turned out differently for Brendan Clarke had he not been raised in a family well-grounded in the Catholic faith.

Sacred renewal for St. Michael's chapels

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The restored, glorious, award-winning sanctuary of St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica distracts a little from the unfin-ished business underneath and tucked in back. Though the construction scaffold-ing is gone and the earth movers are no longer parked outside, there’s still work to do on Toronto’s Catholic cathedral, said St. Michael’s Rector Fr. Michael Busch.

Former computer professional finds joy serving Vancouver's homeless

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VANCOUVER – Mildred Moy at one time was apprehensive about speaking to homeless people on the street.

Story of Great War chaplain lives on in Newfoundland

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In the years following World War I, it would not be unusual for a Catholic family in Newfoundland to have three portraits hanging in their home: Pope Benedict XV, Newfoundland Archbishop E.P. Roche … and Fr. Thomas Nangle.

Assisted suicide raises difficult questions

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Dying is no fun and it never was. But adding doctor-assisted suicide into the mix only seems to have made things more complicated.

Coin donation sets off treasure hunt with surprise ending

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“Come down right now and I’ll give you $1,500 an ounce for the gold. Pick up your cash!” said the gold dealer over the phone in an unusually direct manner. His voice reminded me of Danny DeVito from the 1970’s hit TV sitcom, Taxi.

Car donation a 'Godsend', gives mobility to youth missionaries

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Fr. Frank Portelli can attest that God works in mysterious ways. In his case, in the form of a 2007 Ford Focus.

Canadian sponsors reach out to Jerusalem school

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The Greek Catholic Patriarchate School in Jerusalem has been operating on a deficit for a long time. But thanks to a small charity run by Knights of Columbus, the school has a lifeline in Canada. 

St. Paul’s has a tall order in Goliath ancient dig project

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For nine years, students from St. Paul’s College have been helping to uncover the life of Goliath, one piece of ancient pottery at a time.

Regis College to preserve a large part of the Scarboro's work

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As the Scarboro Missions slowly devolve and English Canada’s premier missionary order ceases to exist by 2020, it has fallen to Regis College to preserve and carry forward a large part of the Scarboros’ work.

Saskatchewan opens nine new Catholic schools

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REGINA – In the wake of the province invoking the notwithstanding clause to protect Catholic education, Saskatchewan’s Catholic school system is undergoing the largest expansion in the province’s history.