Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Since being diagnosed with a kidney disorder almost two decades ago at age 14, Vanessa Bailey’s life has never been the same.

Hundreds of student-designed masks, photos, drawings and poems were on display through a series of digital projections across Toronto in late October to celebrate art and building community in a time of COVID-19.

With COVID-19 death tolls and hospitalization numbers a staple on the news daily, the past two years have forced many to consider the inevitable.

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.

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

While the vast majority of the public has been compliant with safety measures in dealing with the pandemic, resistance to vaccination mandates, mask rules and other requirements has been high among ultra-conservative Catholic and evangelical groups.

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

A holistic program at Brescia University College is giving students struggling with academic and social pressures the tools for success in school and in life.

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.

Physiotherapist Robbie de Fleuriot believes in taking a holistic approach to physical recovery.