A restoration project that came in at close to $2 million has not only allowed St. Mary’s Church in Campbellford, Ont., to return to its former glory, it has also fostered greater strength among the parish community.

Canadian aid helps a forgotten Haiti

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Since the Aug. 14 earthquake in Haiti killed 2,200, injured 12,250, destroyed or damaged 130,000 houses and left 650,000 hungry, homeless and needing aid, so much has happened in the world it’s safe to say the world’s attention has been anywhere but Haiti.

Theology behind climate change matters

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When the Elliott Allen Institute gathers theologians from across North America for wide ranging discussions of the theological response to climate change on Nov. 12, it won’t be just nibbling at the fashionable edges of theology, says Hilda Koster, the Toronto institute’s new director.

Father-daughter battle period poverty

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For the past five years Jada Malott and her dad Mike have been at the forefront of feminine hygiene advocacy in Windsor, Ont.

Video series picks up where religious ed left off

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A Pew Research poll claiming only one-third of U.S. Catholics believed in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist two years ago sent shockwaves through the Church. Could so many Catholics really have missed such a fundamental teaching of their faith?

Halifax takes unique run at housing crisis

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Halifax parishes are working to fight homelessness by offering church property as the sites for emergency shelters to house those in need.

Latest synod builds on Vatican II graces: Czerny

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In a major speech at the University of Fribourg, Canadian Cardinal Michael Czerny has made the case for the just begun Synod on Synodality as a deeply necessary and Catholic project that builds upon the graces and truth of the Second Vatican Council.

ShareLife forecast looking strong

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For the second straight year Toronto Catholics are demonstrating their fidelity to the ShareLife parish campaign despite the continued economic uncertainty of these pandemic times.

Support growing for vaccinating young children

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The union representing Ontario’s Catholic teachers is endorsing calls to authorize COVID vaccinations for kids between five and 11, a move that seems to have the support of the majority of Canadians as well.

Catholic Children's Aid apologizes for systemic racism

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The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto has acknowledged and apologized for historical harm committed against Indigenous and Black communities.

COVID precaution kills OFSAA dreams

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For Sarah Martin, hopes to watch her daughter Kyla compete for a medal at the Ontario high school cross-country championships this fall have been dashed once again due to COVID-19.