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How to Suffer Well
Suffering is inescapable. The catechism cautions that our experience of suffering can "shake our faith." Many saints however, view suffering as a gift. This talk will provide practical ways of making suffering beneficial to our lives. Please bring a notepad...
Jun-14-2023 to Jun-14-2023 (07:00 PM to 09:00 PM)
Women Together Day Retreat
2023 Women Together RetreatSaturday June 17"The Joy of the Lord is in Your Hands"Facilitated by: Anne Hales and Questa FernandesRegistration at 8:30 amThe day will end with MassCOST: $email@example.com
Jun-17-2023 to Jun-17-2023 (08:30 AM to 05:00 PM)
Spiritus West: “Made in His Image”
Calling young adult Catholics (19-35)! Don’t miss out on this chance to meet faithful fellows and get the real answers on our God-given sexuality. Genicia Dabu is presenting on Theology of the Body. Time will follow for...
Jun-21-2023 to Jun-21-2023 (06:30 PM to 09:30 PM)
Webinar: God: Growing in Understanding and Loving
ONLINE EVENT RECOMMENDED BY THE OFFICE FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN UNITY AND RELIGIOUS RELATIONS WITH JUDAISMThis webinar is part of a summer series, “The Dynamics of Change”. In session, Dr. Alan Cooper (Elaine Ravich Professor of Jewish Studies at...
Jun-12-2023 to Jun-12-2023 (01:00 PM to 02:30 PM)
Seeking the Sacred Heart
Join us on Friday, June 16th at 7 p.m. with Fr. Marijan Sisko. We will be reflecting on the nature of the Sacred Heart, and how we can have a sacred heart. We will self-reflect on what we...
Jun-16-2023 to Jun-16-2023 (07:00 PM to 09:00 PM)
An Incredible Journey of Faith and Nursing
As National Nurses Month wraps up, nurse and author Margaret Price reflects on her life's journey guided by faith -- and all the opportunities the field of nursing opened up to her.
1. Through your involvement in helping to start...
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...
Reflections on Jesus’ Ascension
On the feast of the Ascension, we are called to rejoice both in Jesus’ victory over sin and death and in the glorious life that he has secured for us. We pray that we would experience the new life...
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...
Invitation to Prayer
“Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness” (Psalm 51: 3)
Reflection: Lent is not a time to sit idle and wait for God to act. It is a time of spiritual urgency. The prophet Joel exclaims...
Seven Things to Know about Ash Wednesday
Michelle Brylowski is Associate Director, RCIA and Liturgical Formation, for the Office of Formation for Discipleship. Below, she helps us prepare for Ash Wednesday.
1. What do the ashes on the forehead represent?Biblically, ashes symbolize mourning, mortality and penance...
Advent – A Time of Liturgical Renewal
As we make our Christmas preparations, plan holiday activities and catch up with old friends, our hearts are filled with memories of the past and our minds draft fresh resolutions for the future. We anticipate. We are hopeful. We feel...
Horizons of Hope: A Toolkit for Parishes on Palliative Care
Families, friends, parish communities and health care professionals, together, all play an important role to care for and accompany those in need of palliative care that recognizes the dignity of the human person. As such, the Canadian Conference of Catholic...
The Value of Patristic Studies in the Modern Age
The leadership at St. Augustine’s Seminary is designing a Licentiate program in Patristics – it will be the first program dedicated to Patristics in Canada when it rolls out in the 2023-2024 academic year. Fr. Robert John...
Celebrating 50 years of the Diaconate
September 30 marks the 50th anniversary of the Permanent Diaconate in the Archdiocese of Toronto. Deacon Steve Pitre, Coordinator of Diaconal Ministry, reflects on this special milestone.
1. What celebrations are planned to commemorate this milestone anniversary?
New Digital Archive Highlights Parish Histories
The Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto has launched a new digital collection’s portal, ARCAT Online. Frances O’Regan, Director of Archives, provides an overview below.
1. What is ARCAT Online?
ARCAT Online is a...