A sampling of philanthropists in Canada shows that people who are active in their religion are more generous. It’s unlikely most people would disagree with such a finding.

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TORONTO – ShareLife is going back to its roots with a plan that taps into past strategies to encourage more involvement at the parish level.

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TORONTO – A seniors outreach pilot project is set to begin in select suburban Toronto parishes this year, funded in part through donations to the annual ShareLife campaign.

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A genuine smile makes a big difference when one walks into a store. At St. Jude’s Academy of the Arts, you might even be welcomed with a hug from one of the special needs clients helping at the gift shop that day.

Summer camp is often considered a childhood rite of passage, but for many families the outdoor experience is unaffordable. Camp Ozanam for boys and Marygrove Camp for girls helps fill this void.

As Vita Centre celebrates its 25 years of service in Peel Region, its staff and volunteers can look back and see how they have grown along with their clients.

In reaching out to Catholic schools and students, ShareLife’s aim goes far beyond raising money.

Read the stories of the people helped by ShareLife donors.

There’s no doubt that Archbishop Philip Pocock’s stand against Planned Parenthood was a defining moment in his episcopal career.

It wasn’t anger. It wasn’t fear. It was truth that made Archbishop Philip Pocock stand up and say no.

The morning of March 20, 1976 Toronto discovered the Catholic Church wasn’t buying the city’s new notion of progress. 

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Jesus gave us the Beatitudes to remind us that we are called to show compassion to our brothers and sisters in Christ. The eight Beatitudes, from the Gospel of Matthew, provide an opportunity to reflect on how we live out these values in our daily lives.

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TORONTO - Canadian charities count on the arrival of the Christmas spirit as the final six weeks of the year account for almost half of their annual donations.

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TORONTO - Fr. Rudolf Philip Volk served his family as a parent, his community as a priest and, in his death, the Church as a financial supporter for those in need.

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TORONTO - Catholics of the Archdiocese of Toronto pulled together at the last hour to push the ShareLife annual appeal above and beyond its goal.

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THORNHILL, Ont. - The Philippines received relief aid from around the world when Typhoon Haiyan hit the country’s shores almost two years ago. But for Bishop Gerardo Alminaza of the Diocese of San Carlos, it was one Canadian parish that stands out for having left a particular impact on his community.

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