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Shining a Spotlight on the Ministry with Maturing Adults
The month of June is dedicated to Adult Faith Formation for the ministries of the Office of Formation for Discipleship. It is also Seniors’ Month in Ontario. This office is committed to help parishes support all adults to grow...
Bible 101 - An Introductory Session
How much do you know about the bible? Do you find it hard to read? Is it really the Word of God? A hundred questions that pop up in your mind when reading about Bible or reading the Bible.
Jun-06-2023 to Jun-06-2023 (07:30 PM to 09:00 PM)
Unionville Duck Race
Summer events are back!
Knights of Columbus at St. Justin’s are once again sponsoring the Duck Race at the Annual Unionville Festival. Join us at Main Street, Unionville on Saturday, June 3 at 3:30 pm to share...
May-20-2023 to Jun-03-2023
Celebrating Nurses this National Nursing Week
The National Association of Catholic Nurses-Canada joined its international friends in honouring nurses at Nurses’ Week this year. We resumed in-person celebrations, inviting our members to host get-togethers for nurses in their parishes. This gave nurses...
Momentum Catholic Single Mothers
In 2015, Pope Francis wrote to a single mother, acknowledging the difficulties single mothers face because of the existing stigma against them. “I know it's not easy to be a single mother,” Pope Francis said. “I...
Archbishop Leo's Message for Life
My dear friends,
During the month of May, we think particularly of our Blessed Mother, who is a constant source of hope and inspiration for all of us. We ask for her powerful intercession and gentle guidance as we face...
Canadian Bishops Address Assisted Suicide Legislation
The Permanent Council of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) have issued an Open Letter to the Government of Canada as well as a Message to the Catholic Faithful regarding federal legislation which, by March 17, 2024, will permit...
Exploring the ‘Gift of Faith and Mental Health’ this May
Fr. Stephan Kappler is the President and Chief Psychologist of Southdown Institute. In light of the upcoming day dedicated to raising awareness of mental health across the the archdiocese, he shares with readers some of the strong connections between faith...
Clergy Changes 2023
Below is the list of clergy changes for 2023.
Rev. Peter Chin, C.Ss.R. – June 28, 2023Redemptorists Religious Community
Rev. Paul Hancko – June 28, 2023c/o 1155 Yonge Street, Suite 304, Toronto
Rev. John Lung...
Archbishop Leo’s Visit to Presentation Manor
On April 15, Archbishop Francis Leo spent the day with the residents of Presentation Manor, a non-profit senior’s residence in Scarborough, Ont.
Presentation Manor boasts an entirely unique feature in its residents: about half of them are...
Good Friday Procession Ends Pandemic Hiatus
Fr. Massimo Buttigieg, Pastor at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, reflects on the joy of being able to welcome back Toronto’s Good Friday Procession in Little Italy.
1. What does it mean for the Catholic community to once...
Walking Together in Pursuit of Healing and Reconciliation
Julia and Adam Kozak, a married couple, reflect on healing and repentance in light of the 2022 papal visit, Pope Francis’ ‘Pilgrimage of Penance.’ Adam, a Lay Pastoral Associate and musician, was the National Project Manager for...
Path to Priesthood: Ordinandi Dinner 2023
The 33rd annual Ordinandi Dinner will take place on the evening of Thursday, March 9 at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton.
This year’s dinner, organized by local Serra International clubs, will see eight transitional deacons sharing...
The Christian Origins of St. Valentine’s Day
Dr. Cynthia Cameron is Assistant Professor of Religious Education and the Patrick and Barbara Keenan Chair in Religious Education at the Faculty of Theology. Below, she shares a snapshot of the religious beginnings of Valentine’s Day.
Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Francis Leo as Archbishop of Toronto
Auxiliary Bishop of Montreal named 13th Archbishop of Toronto, resignation of Cardinal Thomas Collins accepted by Holy Father
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Francis Leo, currently Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Montreal, as the 13th Archbishop of Toronto. The...