A call to condemn the most recent arson attack on a Christian church — Feb. 9 at Blessed Sacrament Church in downtown Regina — failed to gain unanimous approval in the House of Commons.

Mother Paradis welcomed all ‘as if they were God Himself’

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Rome’s announcement of a third Canadian-born saint answers the prayers of Blessed Mother Marie-Léonie Paradis’ community and friends.

Dating for body, mind and soul

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The Toronto Newman Centre’s Date Night Series is continuing to incorporate exercises that strengthen the body, mind and soul. 

The “Faith & Fitness” event Feb. 21 will be a date night that focuses on education surrounding physical health and healing. 

Ordinary Catholics must rise up against MAiD

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More and more, parishes have been enlightening Canadians and encouraging them to join in the fight against expanding MAiD (medical assistance in dying).

Care, not killing enshrined in March for Life

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“I will never forget you.” This is the official theme and rallying cry of the 2024 National March for Life on May 9 on Parliament Hill and in front of hubs of legislative power across Canada. 

Moncton back from financial abyss

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Benefitting from over seven months of hindsight, Archbishop Guy Desrochers considers it auspicious that the first liturgical reading he heard in late June upon accepting his appointment to the Archdiocese of Moncton was God calling Abram — later Abraham — to set forth to a new land bravely.

Catholic seeking Catholic: the online reality

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If you’d like to date, and meet, a Catholic man or woman, don’t expect TV shows to help. While platforms like Netflix offer shows such as Jewish Matchmaking, there aren’t any Catholic counterparts.

Parish lends a hand with Belleville’s drug crisis

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St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Belleville, Ont., is just a short walk from where a spate of Feb. 6-7 drug overdoses provoked Mayor Neil Ellis to issue a state of emergency for the small town in Eastern Ontario.

Vote to put brakes on expanded MAiD expected this week

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The federal government established a pathway for Bill C-62 — the legislation that, if passed by Parliament before March 17, will halt the expansion of Canada’s euthanasia regime for at least two years — to likely progress through the House of Commons before the end of Feb. 15. 

Suspected arsonist damages Regina parish

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A suspected arson struck at Blessed Sacrament Parish in downtown Regina Feb. 9.

Helping hands get an early start at Guelph schools

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Ongoing social justice initiatives by students from Guelph, Ont.’s St. John Catholic School are helping those in need in their community.