Estate Planning

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Having an outdated Will can be as harmful as having no Will at all.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

Planning ahead means peace of mind

You can’t be prepared for every hurdle in life. But for those things you can anticipate, why not have all your ducks in a row by planning ahead?

Church repaid for a life well lived

Things certainly could have turned out differently for Brendan Clarke had he not been raised in a family well-grounded in the Catholic faith.

Sacred renewal for St. Michael's chapels


The restored, glorious, award-winning sanctuary of St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica distracts a little from the unfin-ished business underneath and tucked in back. Though the construction scaffold-ing is gone and the earth movers are no longer parked outside, there’s still work to do on Toronto’s Catholic cathedral, said St. Michael’s Rector Fr. Michael Busch.

Assisted suicide raises difficult questions

Dying is no fun and it never was. But adding doctor-assisted suicide into the mix only seems to have made things more complicated.

Coin donation sets off treasure hunt with surprise ending

“Come down right now and I’ll give you $1,500 an ounce for the gold. Pick up your cash!” said the gold dealer over the phone in an unusually direct manner. His voice reminded me of Danny DeVito from the 1970’s hit TV sitcom, Taxi.


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Peter Stockland: Irish should learn lesson from Canada 

It’s the ugly reality that an 83-year-old priest could be taken into custody for democratically and peacefully expressing his right to speak out against abortion, Stockland writes.


Pope's homily

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Faith is a gift passed on at home, Pope tells parents at baptism

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.



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Jean Ko Din in Panama: WYD is a vision of heaven 

Beyond the celebrity effect of Pope Francis or the allure of travelling to a different country, this is the heart of what this gathering has always been about, Jean Ko Din writes.