Canadian millennials engage less in digital religion practices compared to their U.S. counterparts, a new study authored by Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme, an associate professor of sociology and legal studies at the University of Waterloo, has found.

Published in Canada

There was a fleeting moment near the end of last year when Sandy Marshall thought restarting in-person Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) meetings would be possible in 2022.

Published in Canada

A Pew Research poll claiming only one-third of U.S. Catholics believed in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist two years ago sent shockwaves through the Church. Could so many Catholics really have missed such a fundamental teaching of their faith?

Published in Canada

National Evangelization Teams (NET) missionaries are not barnstorming across the country to make face-to-face presentations as in years past.

Published in Youth Speak News

With few options for things to do on a Saturday night during a pandemic, some Catholic youth are still finding ways to go to the movies together.

Published in Canada

If going to Sunday morning Mass seems tantalizingly near and yet far as you watch your parish struggle to produce a weekly liturgy on Facebook or YouTube, imagine what it has been like for kids to be told to sit quietly and watch a TV Mass.

Published in Canada

Getting ready for Christmas in the middle of a pandemic will certainly be different.

Published in Faith

If you’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time staring into a screen these days … raise your hand. Or, as a gentleman tweeted recently: “How many people want to SCREAM after every Zoom meeting?” (He didn’t mean scream for joy). And, BTW, you can virtually, silently “raise your hand” on Zoom, also!

Published in Register Columnists

The COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity for Toronto Catholics to “go deeper” into their spiritual lives, Cardinal Thomas Collins told thousands who gathered before television and computer screens for the most unusual Cardinal’s Dinner in over four decades.

Published in Canada

You could be forgiven for cursing COVID-19 because it is robbing Toronto Catholics of yet another opportunity to gather and celebrate. But John Ecker doesn’t think that the pandemic forcing the annual Cardinal’s Dinner online Nov. 5 is so bad.

Published in Canada

In a world free from a pandemic’s grasp, the young adult ministry Faith Connections would have a vibrant suite of in-person fellowship and faith formation events slated for the next three to six months.

Published in Youth Speak News

Learning about God’s profound love in seminars and small groups, experiencing Christ during eucharistic adoration and dancing to worship tunes are among the joys traditionally experienced at an Ignite Camp.

Published in Canada

Although the coronavirus upended Jacqueline Maurais’ hopes of travelling to Germany this summer to see the world’s most famous Passion Play, like many faithful Canadians, her plans have not been cancelled but postponed.

Published in Features

Although choir services have been suspended since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, for the students and staff at St. Michael’s Choir School, the music has not been silenced.

Published in Music News

Canadian Catholic youth and young adults saddened by Steubenville Toronto and Steubenville Atlantic being cancelled due to COVID-19 will have a faith conference to be excited about this month after all, should everything go according to plan.  

Published in International
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