Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Bill C-230, the private members’ bill aimed at safeguarding medical professionals’ conscience rights, underwent its second hour of oral debate on Sept. 29, six months after parliamentarians first exchanged views over the proposed legislation.

When Tai Le arrived at Vancouver International Airport seven years ago at the tender age of 21, the future associate pastor of Sacred Heart Cathedral in Prince Albert, Sask., admitted that his first experience being surrounded by Canadians “was overwhelming.”

Following the devastation of post-tropical storm Fiona, Catholics in Sydney Mines, N.S. — with the support of the community — have delivered a case study in what can be accomplished when faith is put into action.

As the reality of losing their parishes comes to fruition, Catholics in Newfoundland are feeling a wide array of emotions.

Damage inflicted to church properties throughout the Maritimes by post-tropical storm Fiona has yet to be tabulated, but it seems for the most part Catholic Church property has escaped relatively unscathed after one of the strongest weather systems to ever hit Atlantic Canada. 

Calgary’s Feed the Hungry program will make its return to sit-down meals for those in need beginning Thanksgiving weekend, more than two years after it was turned on its head by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Just under a year away, the hype is already beginning around World Youth Day (WYD) 2023 to be held in Lisbon, Portugal.

For the 21 people who will participate in the Retreat for Cancer Patients and their Caregivers at Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in Mississauga, Ont., Sept. 28, they will have an empathetic leader, one who has walked a mile in their shoes.

Settled upon 40 feet of scaffolding, Michelle Gallinger was scanning the walls of St. Ninian’s Cathedral in Antigonish, N.S., at the same time feeling a mingling of “stress and fulfilment.”

I’ve never been a royalist. You can classify me as a Canadian who views the presence of the United Kingdom and its monarchy as an institution in Canada as one would accept there is a blue sky above his or her head — largely out of sight and out of mind.