Vanessa Santilli-Raimondo, The Catholic Register

Vanessa Santilli-Raimondo, The Catholic Register

Vanessa is a communications coordinator in the Office of Public Relations and Communications for the Archdiocese of Toronto and former reporter and youth editor for The Catholic Register. 

You can follow her on twitter @V_Santilli.

TORONTO - While progress has been made towards the Millennium Development Goals of improving maternal health and reducing child mortality, challenges remain in order "to reach the most vulnerable and to reach those most excluded," said Rosemary McCarney, co-chair of the Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.

TORONTO - The adage that seeing is believing is being questioned by recent science that suggests the opposite may also be true: believing is seeing.

TORONTO - For the local artisans who belong to Kosa Kolektiv, making pysanky — Ukrainian Easter eggs — is a way to share the skills passed down from generation to generation of Ukrainians.

BRAMPTON, ONT. - Despite their church being in ruins following a devastating fire, the parish community at St. Elias the Prophet Ukrainian Catholic Church still plan to gather and celebrate Easter together.

Spiritual direction is a valuable tool in deepening prayer life and building a good relationship with God.

If you know a couple whose love has stood the test of time, Worldwide Marriage Encounter Canada wants to hear from you.

TORONTO - Timothy Keslick believes Pope Francis’s small gestures are making a big impact on Canada’s university students.

TORONTO - This Christmas, many homeless won’t be visiting their families.

With Christmas around the corner, hasty shopping decisions can lead to purchasing presents void of meaning. If you still have loved ones to buy for, consider these five socially responsible places to buy Christmas gifts that will make a difference.

To grasp the significance of St. Kateri Tekakwitha’s devotion to Christ, you have to understand the context of her life as a young native woman in the 17th century.