Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

A pristine white tower that sits in the empty lot of the now demolished St. Raymond’s Catholic School in Toronto has had passersby scratching their heads trying to figure out its purpose.

Prolific Blackfoot painter Kalum Teke Dan’s latest residency has been at St. John XXIII School in Calgary, where for over a month he’s been sharing his art and culture with students from kindergarten to Grade 9.

Through the uncertainty of war, Fr. Ivan Nahachewsky is working to bring support and sanity to his community in the midst of collective trauma.

Ann Musgrave, who is completely blind, attends a Catholic book club and has just started reading The Gift of Years by popular American nun Joan Chittister.

Rocco Gizzarelli has been around long enough that he can remember the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton’s days using touch-tone, table-top phones with flashing red lights and pink message slips.

A Kitchener, Ont., family is breathing a sigh of relief after loved ones arrived safely in Canada following a long, white-knuckle journey to escape the war in Ukraine. 

To meet the anticipated needs of the expected influx of refugee children fleeing Ukraine, the Toronto Catholic District School Board’s Angel Foundation, Loretto Fund plans to increase its annual budget from $5,000 to $50,000.

Talking about racism can be uncomfortable for some but a new resource aims to help churches navigate those difficult discussions.

When Sean Kelly is not on stage ripping away on the guitar in front of thousands of fans, you can find him in a classroom with his students or at home with his wife and two young sons.

At just 10 years old Lauren Cutaia is already making an impact on her community, using her passion for creating jewelry to support the less fortunate.