News/Toronto-GTA

 ShareLife , the fund-raising arm of the archdiocese of Toronto, has set the bar a little higher for its 2007 corporate campaign. At a campaign launch Oct. 19, it was announced that the goal for next year is $1.4 million.

Archdiocese launches new web site

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TORONTO - After months of preparation, the archdiocese of Toronto’s new, improved and user-friendly web site — www.archtoronto.org — is available for use to the public.

Maria Komisar ever the optimist even at 100

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Maria KomisarTORONTO - A handful of women huddled together after , whispering: “she looks so good for her age.”

Dolled up in a black jumper and a matching pearl necklace and earring set with barely a wrinkle on her face, Maria Komisar celebrated her 100th birthday on Oct. 17 with 85 seniors who offered Mass for her special day.

Homeless an election issue

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TORONTO - As Toronto's homeless face another winter on the streets and in the shelters, their fate is again an election issue.

Slovak cathedral loses its status

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Cathedral of the Transfiguration, Unionville, OntarioTORONTO - One of Canada's most architecturally impressive and ambitious cathedrals is no longer a cathedral. Eparch John Pazak, spiritual head of Byzantine rite Slovak Catholics in Canada, has removed the blessed sacrament and the antimension, or altar stone, from the Cathedral of the Transfiguration, a giant gold-domed church on the edge of Unionville, north of Toronto.