Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

Mickey Conlon, The Catholic Register

Thirty-five years ago this month, Pope John Paul II became the first pontiff to visit Canada. The impact of those 12 days in September hasn’t been forgotten.

Native studies have come a long way in the last two decades and there are no signs that the pace of change in the program is going to slow down.

Security has become such an inflammatory issue on both a political and social level that reasoned debate around the topic seems almost impossible. 

Most of the elements of a 2015 sex-ed curriculum introduced by the then-governing Liberals in Ontario and repealed in 2018 by the incoming Progressive Conservative government will remain in a new Health and Physical Education curriculum announced by the province Aug. 21.

James McKinnon knows he joins the St. Michael’s College School community at a pivotal time in its storied history, stepping into the cauldron as the school rebounds from a tough 2018-19 year that saw an unexpected glare of scandal tarnish the school’s reputation.

At 18, Joshua Bujold is about to return to high school. It’s been a few years since he’s been surrounded by classmates and he hopes this time things will be different when he attends Toronto’s Msgr. Fraser High School.

A familiar face that has greeted visitors entering St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica since the late-1980s is getting a facelift.

After taking the plunge in the cold waters of San Francisco Bay last year for Mary’s Meals, Liz Lambert has decided to brave the wet climate of Ireland this year to benefit almost 800 youth in Malawi.

A little piece of history at Providence Manor is closing its doors for the last time in Kingston, Ont.

A major relic of St. Brother André is making its first appearance outside Quebec later this month as a precursor to a major tour planned for the 10th anniversary of the canonization of the Canadian saint.