Something you won’t see in sun-worshipping, skin-baring Rio de Janeiro as the 2016 Olympics continue: women covering their heads on the basketball court.

Published in International

WINDSOR, ONT. – Fr. Nichola Mauro-Iko of Windsor’s St. Alphonsus parish is pleading for mercy from Canadian authorities for a 29-year-old South Sudanese man in custody for portraying himself as a 17-year-old high school student to remain in Canada.

Published in Canada

WASHINGTON – More than 70,000 people attended the NCAA men's basketball championship game at Houston's NRG Stadium April 4, but no one had a seat quite like Augustinian Father Rob Hagan.

Published in International

TORONTO -When Leo Rautins visited Dan Prendergast in early October, the former NBA player and TSN basketball analyst knew it was the last time he’d ever see his former coach alive.

Published in Canada

Basketball superstar LeBron James and the National Basketball Association have joined best-selling author Sheryl Sandberg in promoting gender equality, the timing coinciding with International Women’s Day on March 8.

Published in Robert Brehl
December 12, 2014

Jock picks God over game

Br. Nathan Wayne had an atypical road to the religious life.

A self-described “total jock” during his high school years in Syracuse, N.Y., he was a star player on the Christian Brothers Academy basketball team, a school renowned for its athletics, and also enjoyed football and skiing.  The now 26-year-old member of the Legion of Christ credits a few committed recruiters with leading him to where he is today, serving youth across Ontario.

Published in Youth Speak News

Grade 12 student Ramy Elsayed has been master of ceremonies at school events, plays saxophone in the school band and is looking forward to joining his school’s work-placement program. In many respects, he is a typical student at St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Toronto. But Elsayed, 18, has autism. 

Published in Catholic Education