The young artists who enter The Catholic Register’s annual Christmas drawing contest express themselves in many artistic forms. 

'Romero Wonderland' brings out the best in students


At St. Oscar Romero Catholic Secondary School, students believe the true joy of Christmas is in sharing what you have. 

Brebéuf’s carol a long way from today’s version


“The Huron Carol” you may have so enjoyed singing and listening to all these Christmases — well, it’s not the true words of St. Jean de Brébeuf’s you have been led to believe.

This is one bank built on gift of giving


Christmas may come but once a year, but at the Furniture Bank they keep their eyes and ears open to the season year-round.

Medieval Christmas a time for feasting


For your average serf of medieval Europe, Christmas was a pretty good deal, but not really a big deal.

Nativity puts Byzantine art on grand scale at Winnipeg Ukrainian Church


Nativity scenes are common during the Christmas season but few in Canada can match a stained glass window in a Winnipeg church for size and splendour.

Christmas a time to welcome those seeking spiritual refuge


Every year St. Michael’s Cathedral fields an RCIA class of 20 to 30 for adult baptisms and confirmations. A lot of that success starts on Christmas Day, according to cathedral rector Fr. Michael Busch.

St. Michael’s Cathedral remains a work in progress


St. Michael’s Cathedral re-opened this fall in plenty of time for Christmas, but the rededication was just one milestone in the $128-million restoration of Toronto’s Catholic cathedral. The work continues.

Fiddling family shares tradition of Celtic Christmas


Mix eight parts family and a whole bunch of music, friends and dancing and you’ve got the recipe for a perfect Celtic Christmas in Natalie MacMaster’s family.

Simple carols are the most beautiful


With the secularization of our culture galloping away on all fronts,  Advent and Christmas can be haunting and haunted times of year.

Harmonknights ‘cram in’ extra cheer at Christmas concerts


HAMILTON – The audiences are generally well into senior years (and so are some of the performers), but the spirit in the rooms where the Harmonknights sing is forever young.

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Bob Brehl: The redemption of Tiger amidst #MeToo

The excitement surrounding Tiger Woods’ historic win at the Masters golf tournament is undeniable, but it also raises some questions.


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Imitate God by being merciful to others, Pope says 

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis. 



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Jean Ko Din in Panama: WYD leaves behind a wealth of memories 

Read Jean Ko Din's latest blog post on World Youth Day 2019 in Panama.