WINDSOR, Ont. -- Our Lady of Assumption Church, the “mother church” in southwestern Ontario and oldest parish west of Montreal, will reopen Sept. 8.

St. Michael's College School Respect and Culture Committee releases statement

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The following is a statement from St. Michael’s College School, released Aug. 15, following its examination of the SMCS Respect and Culture Committee. The committee was struck following a series of hazing incidents at the school that came to light in December. 

Archbishop Prendergast decries Satanic black mass in Ottawa

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OTTAWA -- A ritual Satanic black mass planned in Ottawa Aug. 17 is hateful towards Catholics and risks desecrating what they hold most precious, says Ottawa’s archbishop.

Bishop John Sherlock, former head of London diocese, dies at 93

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Bishop John Sherlock, who for 24 years was Bishop of London, Ont., died Aug. 12. He was 93.

Sisters of Providence closing doors on its Printing Room museum

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A little piece of history at Providence Manor is closing its doors for the last time in Kingston, Ont.

Judge’s death delays Quebec abuse audit

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The death of a retired Quebec Superior Judge will postpone the audit of allegations of sexual abuse against minors in the Montreal archdiocese and several other Quebec dioceses.

Relic takes first step in expanding saint’s reach

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A major relic of St. Brother André is making its first appearance outside Quebec later this month as a precursor to a major tour planned for the 10th anniversary of the canonization of the Canadian saint.

Restoration marches on despite setback

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WINDSOR, Ont. -- Parish officials remain optimistic an extensive restoration of historic Our Lady of Assumption Church will continue despite the withdrawal of an offer of $5 million by a well-known local philanthropist.

Shrines have bigger role to play: Lacroix

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OTTAWA -- In the face of surveys showing declining numbers of believers and church-goers, Cardinal Gérald Lacroix says Canada’s Catholic shrines should offer more direct preaching of the Gospel to encourage a personal relationship with Christ.

Pro-abortion groups cashing in on grants

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OTTAWA -- Pro-abortion groups have received more than $152 million in government funding since 2016, according to an examination of government databases by an Ottawa pro-life blogger.

Holy Family inspires first vocations pilgrimage

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The Archdiocese of Montreal will be invoking the Holy Family as it hosts the first of what is hoped to be an annual pilgrimage to pray for vocations.