Catholic Register Staff

Catholic Register Staff

{mosimage}TORONTO - Having a voice does not depend on the ability to speak.

This is certainly true of 24-year-old Rebecca Beayni of Toronto, who was honoured at this year's City of Toronto Social Justice Awards ceremony on June 9. Beayni has cerebral palsy and is unable to walk or speak, but these limitations have not stopped her from becoming a voice for  individuals with disabilities around the world.
{mosimage}TORONTO - The efforts of a group of Toronto-area Catholics has guaranteed that there will be a summer camp this year available to underprivileged boys. Four Winds Boys Camp, formerly known as Columbus Boy Camp, will open its doors in August on the shores of Lake Simcoe.
{mosimage}Editor’s note: Below is the annual list of clergy appointments in the archdiocese of Toronto. The appointments are to effective June 27 unless otherwise indicated. It is listed by priest and the parish he will serve, as well as the municipality (parish is in Toronto if not indicated).
KING CITY, Ont. - With tambourines, shakers and streamers in hand 200 women opened the first World Day of Prayer International Committee meeting to be held in Canada with an ecumenical prayer service.
{mosimage}TORONTO - When Tembeka Ndlovu came to Canada from Zimbabwe in 2005, she sought refuge and a good home for herself and her son, Andile. She found that at Toronto’s Romero House , where she and Andile lived for a little more than a year.
TORONTO - The Roman Catholic Church in Toronto says an ordination ceremony held May 27 by a group that calls itself “Roman Catholic Womenpriests” has “no connection whatsoever to the Roman Catholic Church.”
{mosimage}TORONTO - The archdiocese of Toronto has approved a new cultural heritage program, one of the first of its kind in North America.

{mosimage}TORONTO - The next 150 years probably won’t be like the last 150, but Providence Healthcare wants some things to remain the same.

“We would love to be able to provide compassionate, quality care for the next 150 years,” said Providence Health Care spokeswoman Rosemary MacGilchrist.

{mosimage}TORONTO - Six men were ordained to the priesthood at St. Michael’s Cathedral May 12 for service in the archdiocese of Toronto.

{mosimage}TORONTO - The Toronto archdiocesan council of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada passed a resolution calling for the restoration of prayer in all schools at its 86th annual convention held May 8 and 9.