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The Descent of the Holy Spirit
While it would be magnificent to have access to a time travel contraption like you might see in movies or on TV so that we could go back in time roughly 2000 years to witness the first Pentecost, we don...
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...
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...
Cardinal Collins Celebrates 50 Years of Priesthood
His Eminence, Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop-Emeritus of Toronto, today celebrates his 50th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood.
Born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, Collins obtained a Bachelor of Arts (English) from St. Jerome College in Waterloo in 1969...
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...
Imitating the Good Shepherd
Reflecting on the image of the Good Shepherd (Jn 6:53-69), Fr. Eric Mah, Pastor of St. James Parish in Colgan and host of the popular Catholic Latte podcast speaks about the compelling and attractive quality of...
Archbishop Leo's Message for Catholic Education Week
Catholic Education Week 2023 takes place from April 30 – May 5. The theme for this year is: We are many, we are one.
Please see below a letter issued by Archbishop Francis Leo:
My dear friends,
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...
Seeking Clarity About Christ
Reflecting on the Gospel story of the Road to Emmaus (Lk 24:13-35), Fr. Eric Mah, Pastor of St. James Parish in Colgan and host of the popular Catholic Latte podcast speaks about the importance of seeking...
Online Faith Formation Study Opportunity
In partnership with the University of Dayton in Ohio, the Archdiocese of Toronto is offering a discounted rate for the upcoming cycle of online courses and seminars offered by the Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation at the University of...
Understanding the Mystery of Life
Life is a path, a pilgrimage; it is a journey we walk with the Lord and with others. Watch Archbishop Leo’s homily from the Third Sunday of Easter:
Mystery of Life
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...
Strengthening the Fabric of our Faith Community
In recognition and appreciation of all volunteers throughout the Archdiocese during National Volunteer Week (April 16-22, 2023) we asked various members of the community about the role of volunteers and how volunteering weaves us together, thereby strengthening the fabric...
Mercy Changes Lives
Love and self-sacrifice go hand in hand – ask any parent!
Check out Archbishop Leo’s homily from Divine Mercy Sunday:
Divine Mercy Homily