The Newman Catholic Students’ Club hopes to illuminate the University of Toronto with pay-it-forward Christmas cheer before the holiday break.

Serving up a slice of humility, respect


Nestled in the heart of downtown Toronto sits Biagio Ristorante, a quaint old-world style eatery that’s been serving classic Italian dishes with charm and class since 1989.

Tears fall as graces flow from students


Emotion filled the eyes of Kathryn Oswin-Groh and Michelle Perkins-Ball throughout their joint interview with The Catholic Register as the educators at Toronto’s St. Oscar Romero Catholic Secondary School shared how they have become better people because of the school’s annual Share Christmas community outreach campaign, a tradition.  

The greatest gift? Living life to the fullest


Christmas was wonderful that year. So was New Year’s. This, despite the coldest dose of reality that I’d been hit with. 

Steve Bell back in his performing element


Canadian Christian singer-songwriter Steve Bell is back on the road and sharing his music with live audiences for the first time in two-and-a-half years. 

Season of caring for Catholic high schools


The pay it forward spirit is thriving in Canadian Catholic schools this Christmas season. 

Choir breathes sacred musical life into Advent


King David authored Psalm 101, a lyrical commitment to honour and follow the Lord as the shepherd boy readied to become king of Israel. The prodigious harpist, lyricist and composer possessed the intuition that music could be used to powerfully praise the wonders and majesty of Almighty God.

At Christmas we are committed to love

The full text of the Christmas message from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.

125 Christmases for Moravian star factory


Almost 800,000 Moravian stars in various sizes and colours will leave the factory in the German state of Saxony this year. At least one member of the production team has worked on each and every one of them.

Ukrainian priest offers inspiration during Advent


Tucked behind St. Stephen Protomartyr Ukrainian Catholic Church on 45th Street in Calgary is the residence of Fr. Michael Bombak, his wife Kimberly and children Tobias, Miriam, Georgia, Philomena and Ignatius.

Momentum builds to welcome single moms in Holy Mother Church


It was a humid August in Paris when Claire Brown learned she was pregnant. Working as a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute Curie, Brown was thousands of miles away from her family and friends in Canada. The father had already revealed himself as untrustworthy; he would later berate her for being “selfish” because she would not abort the child.