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James McKinnon knows he joins the St. Michael’s College School community at a pivotal time in its storied history, stepping into the cauldron as the school rebounds from a tough 2018-19 year that saw an unexpected glare of scandal tarnish the school’s reputation.

Archdiocese gears up for federal election

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Something big, free and political is coming live to Toronto Catholics before the Oct. 21 federal election. 

Rosary Bowl a ‘template’ for celebration

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OTTAWA -- Canada’s first Rosary Bowl should serve as a model for celebrating Our Lady across the country, organizers say.

Young father dies from after fulfilling promise with newfound faith

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Chris Sargent, a young Edmonton father whose journey to become a Catholic while fighting a year-long battle against cancer was documented by Grandin Media, has died. He was 40.

Thousands given close encounter with Fatima statue

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Thousands of Catholics gathered at locations across southern Ontario during August to greet and venerate the renowned statue of Our Lady of Fatima.

Keeping churches ‘alive and kicking’

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Toronto’s incredible, seemingly unstoppable condo market may furnish this city’s Catholics with a brand new, $17-million, architectural gem of a midtown church sometime around 2025.

Euthanasia case raises alarms

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OTTAWA -- The dismissal of a complaint against a doctor who euthanized a patient against the wishes of his Jewish long-term care home has alarmed religious freedom and anti-euthanasia advocates.

First came Alcatraz ... and Ireland is next

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After taking the plunge in the cold waters of San Francisco Bay last year for Mary’s Meals, Liz Lambert has decided to brave the wet climate of Ireland this year to benefit almost 800 youth in Malawi.

St. Michael's College School moves to next stage

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St. Michael’s College School is set to launch the next phase in its journey to change the culture at the Toronto all-boys’ school that led to a highly-publicized bullying scandal and the expulsion of and criminal charges laid against members of the school’s junior football team.

Catholics rally in prayer as satanic mass takes place in Ottawa

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OTTAWA -- About 200 people, most clutching a rosary, held a prayer vigil as a black satanic mass occurred Aug. 17 at a heavy metal club in downtown Ottawa.

Historic Assumption church in Windsor to re-open permanently

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WINDSOR, Ont. -- Our Lady of Assumption Church, the “mother church” in southwestern Ontario and oldest parish west of Montreal, will reopen Sept. 8.