The title of family caregiver implies the act of giving care to loved ones with acute or chronic health issues. What it fails to convey is the importance of caregivers receiving care themselves — and that’s a  problem, according to a new study. 

Growing number of young Canadians remain single

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OTTAWA – Most young Canadians aged 20-34 are neither married nor co-habitating, and the proportion of those remaining alone is growing, according to a new study by Cardus.

Traditional Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter stresses unity with Pope Francis

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OTTAWA – An order of priests that became “like orphans” 30 years ago when it broke away from the schismatic Society of St. Pius X has prospered by observing Church tradition and stressing unity with the Holy Father.

#LaResistance target Ford government decision on French university

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French Catholic school boards across Ontario are joining protests over the decision to stop plans for a French-language university in southern Ontario.

Fr. Van Hee launches constitutional challenge of bubble zone law

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OTTAWA – Fr. Tony Van Hee, who was arrested and charged Oct. 24 for violating Ontario’s exclusion zone around abortion facilities, is mounting a constitutional challenge of the law.

Canadian Catholics to start using new French translation of Our Father

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QUEBEC CITY – French-speaking Canadians will begin using a new translation of the Our Father Dec. 2.

St. Michael’s scandal a humbling experience for Basilian Fathers

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As the Basilian Fathers await announcement of an expert panel to investigate the culture and policies that may be factors in a sexual assault scandal at St. Michael's College School, the priests are praying for the victims, their families and the community they serve.

Ottawa's St. Clement Parish celebrates 50th year of Latin Mass

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OTTAWA – Notre Dame Cathedral was packed on Nov. 23 for a Pontifical High Mass marking the 50th anniversary of Ottawa’s Traditional Latin Mass community at St. Clement’s Parish.

Once homeless, addicted, Hilarie Fortune now part of Edmonton parish's outreach to poor

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EDMONTON – A single mother, without a home, sits in a McDonald’s restaurant on Edmonton’s Whyte Avenue strip.

Seniors from religious communities among the first to move in to Presentation Manor

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For 10 of the 32 years Sr. Rosemarie Donovan lived in Nigeria, she lived in a poor rural village. She had a one-room house. She pumped her water from the well with the other women and cooked her meals over a fire. The stars in the night sky filled up the heavens.

A school, a student and an Albertan family make a saintly connection

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EDMONTON – Touring the magnificent St. Joseph’s Oratory during a class trip to Montreal, student Noah Ethier was surprised to learn about his family connection to St. André Bessette, who helped build it.