EDMONTON – Mike Paonessa visits the Edmonton Remand Centre every week to pray the rosary with inmates, and drives around the inner-city Boyle Street neighbourhood to provide coffee and food to the needy.

Published in Canada

After three years as president of the University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto, David Mulroney steps down June 30. The long-time diplomat and former ambassador to China reflects on his time at St. Michael’s and the direction of Catholic education.


Published in Canada

OTTAWA – Western aid dollars are hurting, not helping, the women of Africa, says pro-life activist Obianuju Ekeocha.

Published in Canada
HONG KONG – Catholics in China's Henan province have been warned that venues will be closed if they do not adhere to the revised regulations on religious affairs.
Published in International

There is a special type of panic that is reserved for watching your piano being maneuvered up three flights of stairs. 

OTTAWA – A case coming this fall to the Supreme Court of Canada could have “a profound impact on all faith-based education, health care and social service facilities,” according to Canada’s bishops.
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KHARTOUM, Sudan – Dust and mud brick houses everywhere – as far as the eye can see. The houses are indistinguishable in colour from the ground on which they stand. Trees are few and far between.

Published in International

WASHINGTON – Jesuit Worldwide Learning: Education at the Margins offers a mixture of online and in-person educational opportunities in service of people who have been displaced because of political turmoil, violence and other crises throughout the world.

Published in Faith

After spending 40 years as an employee of Toronto’s Catholic school board, Angela Gauthier is retiring, but that doesn’t mean she won’t be heading to school when classes resume in September.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

A balanced budget with investments sprinkled across education, health care and welfare — including the surprise pharmacare program for anyone 24 and younger — has given faith communities in Ontario plenty to chew on.

Published in Canada

Years of declining enrolment are pushing some Catholic school boards to take a far deeper dive into the foreign student market.

Published in Catholic Education

Canada is fortunate to have sociologists like Reginald Bibby working in the field of religious attitudes. His most recent book, Canada’s Catholics, should be on the desk of all administrators, trustees, teachers and priests.

Published in Catholic Education

I am a product of the Catholic education system and if you were to ask me what I learned in high school I would tell you I didn’t learn enough about my faith.

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

On April 29, Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy (OLSWA) will graduate the first class of its newly approved bachelor’s degree program.

Published in Fr. Raymond de Souza

REGINA – A judgment in a 12-year-old court case has sent shock waves through Saskatchewan’s Catholic education community and left Regina Archbishop Donald Bolen “disheartened.”

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