Jean Ko Din, The Catholic Register

Jean Ko Din, The Catholic Register

Jean Ko Din is Youth Editor at The Catholic Register.

You can reach her at jean.kodin@catholicregister.org or 416-934-3410 ext. 403.

Calling on all high school students — The Catholic Register and the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement- Graymoor are inviting young writers to share their reflections on Christian unity in the annual Friars’ Student Writing contest.

TORONTO - Almost 20 years after his death, the extent of Fr. Henri Nouwen’s influence in the Catholic community is still being discovered.

TORONTO - Fr. Damian Young-Sam-You has big plans for St. Monica’s Church and with generous donations from members of his congregation who have passed on, the parish is that much closer to reaching those goals.

Anyone who has held a Canadian quarter in their hands has encountered Dora de Pédery-Hunt’s work. She was the first Canadian citizen to design an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II which has been used on Canadian coinage since 1990.

THORNHILL, ONT. - To celebrate All Saints’ Day, a Thornhill parish is hosting a costume party for its youngest parishioners.

TORONTO - More than 105 refugee families fleeing unrest in the Middle East will be arriving in Canada in the next three to four months through the efforts of Project Hope.

With growing concern about the plight of refugees, a Catholic parish in the City of Brockville, Ont., is coming together with two Anglican parishes to make a difference in the lives of three refugee families.

TORONTO - As the Synod of Bishops on the Family draws to a close, students from campus chaplaincies across Ontario and Quebec are gathering at the Newman Centre Catholic Chaplaincy in Toronto to talk vocations, marriage and family.

With 150 years of Catholic education under its belt, St. Jerome’s University is celebrating the school year with a new vision.

TORONTO - Juno-nominated folk duo DALA is returning to its alma mater in hope of raising $30,000 for Lifeline Syria.