Estate Planning

For many Toronto-area Catholics, the Family of Faith campaign may be a distant memory, or it may be a memory that comes back once a month as their pledge makes its regular visit to their bank account.

Now is the perfect time to 'downsize'

There is no time like the present to start thinking about downsizing. 

Palliative care offers a final healing

Since my return to parish ministry after some years as a hospital priest, I have continued to minister to patients receiving palliative care in hospitals, long-term care facilities and in their own homes.

Dying without a Will creates many issues

If you die without a Will, you are considered to have died “intestate.” While dying intestate does not mean your estate goes to the government, it does mean that you lose the ability to decide who will benefit from, and manage, your estate.

An executor must deal with digital footprint

In this digital age, it is the rare person who does not have some form of digital footprint. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others are part of everyday life for most people.

Legacy Society brings out generous spirit

You can tell a lot about a person by what’s in their Will.

From age to age, a guide for your Will

Having an outdated Will can be as harmful as having no Will at all.

Anonymous donation another building block for parish

Blessed Frédéric Ozanam Parish still has a long way to go but it is one step closer to moving out of a gym and having a church of its own, thanks to the generosity of a Markham parishioner.

Prayers answered for Toronto's Newman Centre parish

Newman Centre chaplain Fr. Peter Turrone had no idea where the Toronto parish was going to get the money to fund a huge renovation project.

Proposed tax reforms raises uncertainty

On July 18, 2017 the Department of Finance introduced proposed changes to the Income Tax Act that are very far reaching and affecting all Canadians who use private corporations, including many family businesses and incorporated professionals. The changes proposed were the most dramatic since the introduction of capital gains taxation in 1971.   


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Fr. Raymond de Souza: Church offers fresh devotion through art 

I am looking forward to my next visit to Holy Family Church on King Street West in Toronto. It was my home for two years in the 1990s when I was a student at St. Philip’s Seminary, which is attached to the parish.


Pope's homily

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Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.