Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Universities Canada, self-branded as “the voice of Canada’s universities at home and abroad,” welcomed Calgary-based St. Mary’s University as the 97th member to its ranks Oct. 25. 

Fr. Robert “Bob” Bedard (1929-2011), a beloved advocate of the Canadian and global Catholic communities, is the subject of an upcoming documentary-drama from award-winning Catholic filmmaker Kevin Dunn.

In his early days with Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS), CEO Fariborz Birjandian said very few immigrants arriving in Canada “had any clue where Calgary was, or Edmonton and Saskatchewan.” Toronto was the desired destination. 

ShareLife has secured a matching donor to help spur contributions in the last two months of the campaign that supports over 40 Catholic social service agencies. 

Parishioners of Holy Trinity Parish in Torbay, N.L., are teaming with the Archdiocese of St. John’s Archdiocesan Renewal Corporation (ARC) to raise $450,000 to secure ownership of their house of worship. 

Fr. Joshua Roldan commends the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops for meeting today’s young Catholics where they are at in a new normal shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Katherine Owens’ long career as a psychologist has afforded her opportunities to go abroad and provide post-disaster psychological support, serving among those affected by devastating earthquakes in Haiti and Somalia.

Growing up in Middlesex County in southwestern Ontario, Peggy O’Neil said she and her family would encounter Brescia College — now Brescia University College — on their route to pick up pizza for dinner.

Some parishioners refused to attend the final Mass at Newfoundland’s Holy Rosary Church, angered by what they see as a “betrayal” over closure of their parish after being led to believe it could remain open.

The Government of Alberta is expanding its provincial immigration program to invite more religious workers from abroad to seek or obtain permanent residency.