Catholic Register Staff

Catholic Register Staff

{mosimage}TORONTO - In his debut Cardinal’s Dinner speech, Toronto Archbishop Thomas Collins called on Catholics to “follow in the footsteps of St. Paul” to discover how to be witnesses of the Gospel in contemporary society.

{mosimage}NEWMARKET, Ont. - The archdiocese of Toronto launched its newly revised Confirmation program “Anointed for Mission” this fall.

{mosimage}TORONTO  - A Franciscan friar has found a creative way to reach out to people sitting outside the pews in front of their computer screens.  

{mosimage}TORONTO - Students and staff at St. Marcellus Catholic Elementary School celebrated the book launch of Becoming a Child.... while thinking about God! on Sept. 27 in their school auditorium.

{mosimage}TORONTO - The archdiocese of Toronto is reaching beyond its parishes to invite all area Catholics to join its pilgrimage to the International Eucharistic Congress in June 2008 in Quebec City.

October 5, 2007

John XXIII lecture

{mosimage}TORONTO — Before he called the Second Vatican Council and opened the windows of the church on the world, Pope John XXIII spent the Second World War in Istanbul rescuing Jews from the Holocaust. The director of the John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies in Bologna, Italy, is coming to Toronto to talk about the link between these two events in the late pope’s life.

{mosimage}TORONTO —  Civil servants are not just bureaucrats, and they’ve got a conference to prove it.

TORONTO - Archbishop Thomas Collins reached out to Toronto’s Jewish community Sept. 29, addressing an audience at the Beth Tzedec synagogue in midtown Toronto.


September 28, 2007

Needing the needy

{mosimage} TORONTO — We all need the needy and can’t do without the disabled, bioethicist Amy Laura Hall will argue when she comes to Toronto on behalf of the L’Arche communities Oct. 11.

{mosimage}RICHMOND HILL, Ont. - It is easy to measure milestones of an individual, a political party, sports team and any such human institution. One could focus on what change a person made for humanity, the impact a political movement made to the wellbeing of a nation or what a sport did to unite people.