TORONTO - A new venue, expanded course and great memories await golfers attending the 12th annual ShareLife Golf Tournament on June 13.

Regis lecture series focuses on media

TORONTO - Regis College will offer its annual series of Lenten lectures starting March 2 under the theme Media and Spirituality.

Cardinal’s Dinner beneficiaries

By Catholic Register Staff
Editor’s note: The following charities were the recipients of the proceeds from this past year’s Cardinal’s Dinner, held Nov. 9, 2006, at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto. In total, $173,000 was raised for the various charities.

OBITUARY: Fr. Corkery served parishes across three provinces

By Catholic Register Staff
TORONTO - Redemptorist Father John Francis Corkery, in his 65th year of religious life, passed away in Toronto Jan. 23. He was 88.

KAIROS to dig deeper into plight of poor

TORONTO - How a community teaches a man to fish is the question Michael Polanyi wants churchgoers and low-income people to start discussing.

‘Weapon of rights’ aimed at religions

OTTAWA - A prominent Canadian public intellectual has set off alarm bells for suggesting the Catholic Church and other religions that don’t comply with so-called Canadian values should lose their charitable tax status.

Wheels in motion to celebration unity week centennial

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

interfaithlogoTORONTO - The Franciscan Friars and Sisters of the Atonement finished off the 99th Week of Prayer for Christian Unity by launching a web site dedicated to helping the whole church get ready for the 100th anniversary of the annual week.

Toronto’s new archbishop calls Catholics to build a New Jerusalem

By Catholic Register Staff

TORONTO - Toronto’s newest archbishop used his installation Mass Jan. 30 to call on his flock to help build a “New Jerusalem” on earth. While the real New Jerusalem can only be found after our death, we can strive while we are alive to live as if we are already among its residents, said Archbishop Thomas Collins.

D&P rethinks its ways

The financial challenge in front of Canada's Catholic development agency runs deeper than money. The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is asking whether Catholics really believe in what the 40-year-old agency does.

Mixed reviews from Catholic observers on Liberal leader Dion

Stephane DionOTTAWA - The new Liberal leader Stéphane Dion gets mixed reviews from Catholic observers who like his stress on a sustainable environment and social justice but raise concerns about his highly individualistic notion of rights. That approach could mean clashes down the road with group rights, especially those of families, religions and nationalities, they say.

St. Francis Table honours volunteers for 20th anniversary


TORONTO - St. Francis Table celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. In honour of the celebration it will hold an appreciation luncheon Feb. 12 for all schools and people who have volunteered with the organization.