Ruane Remy, The Catholic Register

Ruane Remy, The Catholic Register

Ruane is a former Youth Editor at The Catholic Register. She attended Ryerson University's Master of Journalism program and studied Professional Writing with a Biology minor at York University. Follow her on Twitter @RuaneRemy.

Wish yourself a Green Christmas this holiday season by staying eco-friendly. The Green Church, a program of the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism, has provided a list of ideas to decrease waste and reduce your carbon footprint this Christmas season.

TORONTO - This winter, more than 2,700 Ontario kids in need will have a new coat to shelter them from the biting cold of winter thanks to the Knights of Columbus.

TORONTO - The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate has begun a three-year preparation for the order’s bi-centennial anniversary.

A Wave of Prayer, a campaign to end global hunger, will wash over Canada on Dec. 10, International Human Rights Day.

Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz’s life-sized bronze sculpture depicting Jesus as a homeless man lying on a park bench has found a home at the Vatican.

TORONTO - This Advent season, churches across the archdiocese of Toronto will open day and night on Dec. 11 for a special Day of Confessions.

December 6, 2013

Toy drives target teens

Christmas is the peak toy drive season and charity organizations are urging Canadians to remember teens when they give this holiday season. Teens are often forgotten when shoppers hunt for items to donate.

TORONTO - On the 20th anniversary of National Child Day in Canada, representatives from the Abrahamic religions reminded members of Toronto’s interfaith community that children have the right to practise their religion and receive religious teaching, according to the United Nations 1989 Convention on the Rights of a Child.

TORONTO - Pope Francis was elected the Bishop of Rome eight months ago, but the honeymoon isn’t over yet. The new pope continues to invigorate the faithful and captivate the secular media, and Fr. Tom Rosica believes he knows why.

A new book on meditation is inviting youth to take ownership of their prayer life. Guided Meditations for Young Catholics by Glynnis Hope B. Dawson is targeted at group leaders — catechists, youth ministers and teachers — to help them guide young people age 10 to 15 to a meaningful and relevant prayer life.