Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

Retirement brought an end to what Catherine von Zuben called “35 wonderful years in education” where she felt she made a difference in the lives of children under her care.

A gift in kind to your favourite charity is always good for a tax receipt, but arriving at the gift’s fair market value can be difficult.

It seems easy and straightforward. You make out your Will, you divide your assets between family, charitable causes and other beneficiaries and all is said and done — your wishes now in writing and detailed for those who survive you.

For St. Andrew’s Parish in Oakville, Ont., the Diocese of Hamilton’s ambitious One Heart One Soul Campaign arrives at just the right time.

Like many Catholic communities in English Canada, the faithful in Oakville, Ont., can trace their roots back to early Irish immigrants. 

The face of St. Jerome’s University has changed considerably over recent years and it will soon unveil its latest upgrade as the final touches are put on the renovation of the school’s library.

The University of St. Michael’s College is trying to make the leap from high school to post-secondary education a little easier with the introduction of a number of seminars that open up university life to the freshman class.

Trying to stay relevant over 60 years takes plenty of the proverbial blood, sweat and tears. 

Chrystal Désilets likes to remain hopeful when she hears promises flow from the mouths of would-be MPs on the campaign trail.

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.