{mosimage}OTTAWA - “Families, where are the saints of the third millennium?”

That question forms the title of the Catholic Organization for Life and Family’s (COLF) annual message to families for 2007, challenging families to pass the faith on to the next generation.

Notre Dame Sisters mark 150 years in P.E.I.

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{mosimage}CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - A century-and-a-half ago, a small spark was ignited in this tiniest of Canadian provinces on Canada’s east coast.

CAMH visitor course offered

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{mosimage}TORONTO — Visiting the sick in hospital, or the imprisoned in jails, is more than just a question of being there. Learn how to be a visitor in an eight-week course in “Spiritual and Religious Care Visitor Training” at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 1001 Queen St. W. in Toronto, Wednesday evenings starting Sept. 5. For more information about the $70 course, call (416) 535-8501 ext. 2189/2188 or e-mail biruta_pearcy@camh.net or pearly_daniel@camh.net.

Care week next month

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{mosimage}TORONTO (Catholic Register Staff) — The Ontario Multifaith Council is sponsoring Spiritual and Religious Care Awareness Week Oct. 21 to 27.

Ecumenism centre moves to storefront

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{mosimage}MONTREAL — The Canadian Centre for Ecumenism is taking it to the street. The Montreal-based centre for dialogue among Canadian churches has left its historic setting inside the Grande Seminaire de Montreal and taken up a storefront address in downtown Montreal.

 

Young folks putting faith to work at Salt + Light

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TORONTO - Some staff members at Canada’s Salt + Light TV find working for a Catholic television network is a way of putting their faith to work.

Online pro-life magazine launched

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{mosimage}TORONTO - A new Toronto-based monthly online magazine dedicated to the pro-life cause has just launched.

Jennifer Ha started www.lifeimmeasurable.com from home on a shoestring budget in August.

ShareLife tops goal by $1.6 million

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{mosimage}TORONTO - ShareLife raised $13,645,967 in this year’s fund-raising campaign to support charities throughout the archdiocese of Toronto , surpassing the goal of $12 million set when the campaign kicked off earlier this year.

Collection for Needs of the Church set for Sept. 30

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{mosimage}OTTAWA - The annual Collection for the Needs of the Church to fund the activities of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops will take place Sept. 30, 2007.

Called to serve St. Mike’s for 45 years

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{mosimage}TORONTO - When Chuckie Shevlen graduated after three years of nursing school at St. Michael’s Hospital in 1965, she decided to stay on and work at the hospital for a few years because “it seemed like the logical thing to do.”

50th anniversary for St. Gregory’s

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{mosimage}TORONTO - St. Gregory’s Church in Etobicoke is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a parish on Sept. 16 with a 3 p.m. Mass