EDMONTON -- It’s a monumental year for Newman Theological College, which is celebrating both its 50th anniversary and the canonization of its namesake, Blessed John Henry Newman.

Jesuit influence on rebound in Sudbury

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Jesuit Fr. John Meehan believes Catholic post-secondary education is facing the same issue at the University of Sudbury that Catholic colleges and universities are facing around the world: it’s quite fragile in a world that is increasingly secular.

Liberal arts ‘never been more important’

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VANCOUVER -- University of British Columbia president Santa Ono watched the news in horror last spring as the burning spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris toppled and crashed during a fire at one of the world’s most famous churches.

The King’s philosopher: new principal looks to create meaning in the lives of students

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David Malloy may be the philosopher in charge at King’s, but he’s no philosopher-king.

Courageous past in El Salvador remembered

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It may be 30 years since Cardinal Michael Czerny left the Jesuit-run Central American University in El Salvador, but it’s not a place that has forgotten him.

The Czerny family’s experience held valuable lessons for future cardinal

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About 1.5 million Canadian stories begin at Pier 21 in Halifax. Cardinal Michael Czerny’s is one of them.

Michael Czerny: The making of a Cardinal

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“It’s a daunting thing, but it’s a wonderful opportunity too,” Cardinal Michael Czerny told The Catholic Register as he prepared for a whirlwind Oct. 4-6 weekend: ordained a bishop on Friday, elevated to the College of Cardinals on Saturday and engaged as a special secretary to the Synod on the Amazon on Sunday.

Sister Servant fulfils her childhood dream

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EDMONTON -- It has been 20 years since the seeds of sisterhood were first planted in Emily Schietzsch.

Counsellor turns the hurt to a help

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When Heidi Lee speaks, the young women at Sancta Maria House listen.

 

Long road to priesthood for family man

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MONTREAL -- When newly ordained Fr. Robert Assaly refers to seeking help from “Mother,” the term is just as likely to refer to his wife Nancy as it is to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Cantor sets right tone for music ministry

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Kathy Irvin admits she takes her role in music ministry seriously.