News/Toronto-GTA

Franciscan Fr. Damian MacPherson is passing on the interfaith torch after 19 years of service.

Boulevard Club’s cheque a welcome guest at St. Francis Table restaurant

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A partnership between St. Francis Table and The Boulevard Club will help the Franciscan-run restaurant for the poor continue to serve up its signature dish — dignity.

Regis College has a new president with big plans

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With a permanent president in place for the first time in six years, Regis College is poised to become an international magnet for Jesuits and others seeking to study theology in English, according to incoming president Jesuit Fr. Thomas Worcester.

Elder care manor appeals to both religious orders, lay people

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A new and very Catholic concept in elder care has moved from dream to reality with a move-in date projected for the fall of 2018.

St. Michael's Choir school fired long-time conductor

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Despite more than 900 signatures on a student-led petition demanding the reinstatement of Dr. Jerzy Cichocki, St. Michael’s Choir school is standing firm in a decision to fire its long-time conductor of the senior choir.

Teen workshops on the rise to combat dating violence

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Carol Soares has conducted more workshops in the first few months of the Teens Healthy Relationships program than she had ever done in one school year.

Sr. Sue Moran leaves legacy of compassion for homeless

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Toronto’s ad-hoc, volunteer-run, unofficial, floating shelter system for the homeless begins its 30th year without its co-founder and guiding spirit.

Sr. Sue Moran, co-founder of Out of the Cold, remembered at funeral

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The woman who demanded Toronto meet its homeless citizens face-to-face and heart-to-heart has died. Sr. Sue Moran, co-founder of Out of the Cold, died of a sudden heart attack Sunday night, Dec. 19. She was 78 years old.

Salt + Light finds more room to stretch at new headquarters

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However much the suits from media companies may complain at CRTC hearings, broadcasting is big business in Canada — to the tune of $17.3 billion in 2014 revenues

End 'effective referral' policy for doctors, protesters demand

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Fundamental freedoms are threatened by a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario policy that would force doctors to provide an “effective referral” for services such as abortion and assisted suicide even if they believe it to be medically and morally wrong, former Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth told about 30 protesters gathered in front of Queen's Park on Nov. 30.