Flynn first layperson to helm St. Joseph’s College

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

The new boss at St. Joseph’s College in Edmonton happens to be the old boss — but not that old.

New King’s program takes holistic view of human rights

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

On the one hand, human rights might seem obvious. There is surely a minimum of freedoms, responsibilities, care and solidarity owed to all humans just because they are human. On the other hand, is there anything Catholics and Canadians argue about more fervently?

Camps facing another uncertain summer with lockdowns

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

While a murky forecast for the 2020 summer camping season was expected with the unknowns surrounding COVID-19, organizations that operate day and overnight camps for Ontario youth never thought a similar script would play out a year later.

Good Shepherd pivot allows it to continue feeding the poor during pandemic restrictions

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Two sandwiches, a fruit bar, three granola bars, one chocolate bar, maybe a muffin or some other baked treat and a fruit cup all in a brown, paper bag — times 200,000.

York Catholic School Board education director leaves a month into job

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

The York Catholic District School Board is looking for a new director of education after Robert Hofstatter made his exit after just over one controversial month in the role.

Canadian bishops rally support for palliative care

By Canadian Catholic News

Canada’s bishops are calling on Catholics to continue to push back against the “culture of death” even as efforts to block the expansion of euthanasia in Canada have so far failed.

'The Catholic Register' takes 10 honours at Christian journalism awards

By Catholic Register Staff

The Catholic Register earned honours in 10 categories at the annual Canadian Christian Communicators Association Awards on April 7.

B.C. churches launch appeal on religious gathering ban


VANCOUVER -- Three Christian churches are appealing a B.C. Supreme Court judge’s ruling in favour of the prohibition on in-person religious gatherings in this province.

Students discover world of autism

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

An immersive film showing the world through the eyes of non-speaking autistic children is sparking class discussion on difference, communication, empathy and kindness. 

Boomwhackers help keep the music alive amid pandemic restrictions

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

St. Mary’s College in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., is keeping the melodies and harmonies alive, despite pandemic restrictions, with percussion music makers called Boomwhackers. 

Matching Catholic values with investments

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

The Global Catholic Climate Movement in Canada has a plan to make Catholic money stand up and speak for the environment, against the climate crisis and in favour of reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples.