Meggie Hoegler, The Catholic Register

Meggie Hoegler, The Catholic Register

Meggie Hoegler is a reporter at The Catholic Register.

You can reach her at or 416-934-3410 ext. 409.
Pope Francis may not qualify as a dietary expert but he can probably take a little credit for some healthy trends likely to spark New Year’s resolutions.
Ontario teens are drinking and smoking less than previous generations, but a survey shows another dangerous substance is quickly raising alarm bells: fentanyl.

It does not get more Canadian, or Catholic, than a hockey team made up of priests. Throw in a good comeback story and you have the makings of a Canadian classic.

Toronto’s diverse faith community will do what ever it takes to catch Mayor John Tory’s attention and address poverty in the city — even dressing up like characters from The Hunger Games.

As much of the country contended with an environmental explosion of extreme cold temperatures in early January, Out of the Cold centres were crying out for a better solution.

It is the classic tale of redemption — Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Matthew Riola was a nervous 12-year-old when he auditioned in 2012 for St. Michael’s Choir School. He had no idea he could sing, but his rendition of “O Canada” impressed a group of adults who would soon become his teachers and mentors.

Buckling under the weight of declining church attendance and sex-abuse settlements, 20 of the 53 parishes in the Archdiocese of Moncton face closure or possible closure this year, according to Archbishop Valery Vienneau.

Francesco Ferrigno sums up his first winter in Canada in two words: Cold and lonely.
A Catholic tradition dating back to the seventh century has been turning heads this holiday season.