Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

It’s been a full year since the members of the St. Theresa Point First Nation watched heartbroken as their beloved church burned to the ground on Easter Sunday.

An Easter display in the foyer of St Marguerite D’Youville School in Ottawa contains a stained glass artistic piece that survived a fire at a church in St. Thomas, Ont. And its altar is made from reclaimed knee walls from the Church of the Ascension in Ottawa.

On Holy Thursday, in the gymnasium at St. Michael Catholic Academy in Thornhill, Ont., the lights are dimmed and reflective music is played as classes walk through an artistic Stations of the Cross display.

Michael Drul has been making  and selling pysanky — the decorative Easter eggs in the Ukrainian tradition believed to ward off evil — to raise funs for those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Ontario has signed a five-year, $10.2-billion deal with the federal government to cut child-care fees in the province in half by the end of the year, fulfilling the Liberal government’s promise to bring in $10-a-day child care across Canada.

At this pivotal moment in Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples, author and educator Kevin Lamoureux is encouraging those in the Church working to move beyond feelings of guilt to be part of the solution.

As the Indigenous delegations began meetings at the Vatican in Rome, a fire-lighting sunrise ceremony was taking place at the Galilee Centre in the small town of Arnprior, Ont., just 65 km west of downtown Ottawa.

Students at Etobicoke’s St. Elizabeth Catholic School can’t hide their elation with the school’s new and improved library, staff happily report.

In the shadow of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with the support of the Russian Orthodox Church and Patriarch Kirill, perhaps it’s time for a moral reflection on religion and nationalism, says David Seljak.

An independent investigation has found that a former music professor at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College in Barry’s Bay Ont., committed sexual misconduct against a school alumnus.