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National Campus Life Network (NCLN) is getting its face-to-face pro-life activism groove back.

Cast a vote for common good

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Over the next 12 months, many Canadian provincial governments will be ousted or renewed as a series of regional elections kicks off beginning with the country’s most populous province Ontario on June 2. While not as flashy or media-crazed as a federal election, provincial decision days are vitally important as these legislatures control education, property rights and health care.

Teacher/author lights path to spiritual discovery

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An assignment for Lillian Conti’s Grade 11 religious classes laid the foundation for a book that has drawn much praise in Catholic teaching circles and is now set for the launch of an updated edition.

Beyond bunnies, chocolate eggs

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Last Sunday marked the fourth Sunday and 21st day of Easter. However, as the priest noted this in his homily during the Mass I attended, it came as a little bit of a surprise to me. I believe general society helped shape my reaction. Upon reflection, it is easy to see that our culture has a simplified, or perhaps more appropriately, misguided perception of Easter.

Build A Dream and the girls will come

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Female students in Grades 7 through 12 were introduced to the world of trades as a future option at an expo in Toronto April 28.

Our journey to paradise

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What does it take to attain the reward of eternal life in Heaven?

Taekwondo priest helps connect body, mind, soul

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Watching Fr. Guy Roberts lead children in a martial arts class with a distinctly Catholic emphasis, it’s hard to decide what to focus on first.

Schools must be truly Catholic

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Last autumn gifted me an occasion to reflect upon my experience with Catholic education when I attended Holy Family Academy Elementary School and St. Joseph’s Collegiate  from 1997 to 2010 in Brooks, Alta.

Steubenville Toronto to make 2022 return

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Barring a sudden, misfortunate shift in the COVID-19 pandemic trajectory, the Archdiocese of Toronto’s Office of Catholic Youth (OCY) is poised to resuscitate Steubenville Toronto, Canada’s largest conference for Catholic teens, this summer.

Come defend the unborn

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Last year was my first time attending the National March for Life.

With the Cross, you shall conquer

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The road to Golgotha is long and arduous. Bewilderment and tension perfuse through the masses, crowding together, eager to catch a glimpse of the blood-soaked figure crouched under the crippling weight of a wooden cross. A Roman centurion, donned in red, kicking up clouds of dust with his sandals, orders brusquely in churlish Latin, “festina, Nazarene.”