Jean Ko Din, The Catholic Register

Jean Ko Din, The Catholic Register

Jean Ko Din is Youth Editor at The Catholic Register.

You can reach her at jean.kodin@catholicregister.org or 416-934-3410 ext. 403.

Hayden Straczala had just finished a fruitful year in parish internship when news broke of a Pennsylvania report that identified 1,000 victims who were sexually abused by Catholic priests. As more stories began to come out in Chile, Germany and other parts of the world, it weighed heavily on him as he returned to his academic studies in St. Augustine’s Seminary in Toronto. 

On the day of a priest’s ordination, he receives from his bishop the most important tool of his ministry: the chalice. 

For cloistered communities like the Sisters Adorers of the Precious Blood, interaction with the outside world can be very limited. Yet, vocations in Canada are growing for the order. 

Everyone is called to mission and this year, the Pontifical Mission Society is calling for Canadian Catholics to answer that call. 

Fr. Louis Mousseau was a 21-year-old seminarian with the Capuchin Friars when he met 81-year-old St. Padre Pio in 1968, just three months before the death of the legendary priest. 

ROME – The Catholic Church is on trial and what happens next will define its place in the world to come, said one of the Vatican’s foremost experts on clergy sex abuse.

In Grade 6, Tomasz Glod wrote a speech in school about why he would make a great prime minister. 

In 2008, Regina Mundi Centre was on the brink of closure. 

When God provides, there’s not much else that parishioners of St. Vincent de Paul Church need. 

Beyond the competition, football is about brotherhood for the St. Matthew’s Tigers.