Articles Tagged ‘Archdiocese of Toronto’

Monsignor Vincent Foy: humble instrument of God’s grace

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Anniversaries are important. They mark achievements, rites of passage, and the passing of time. The greater the number of years that are noted, the more significant is the anniversary. On Saturday, 7 June 2014, an anniversary was observed. No precedent for it was found in the annals of the Church in Canada and it is likely never to be repeated. But when a courageous and personable priest reaches a milestone anniversary of seventy–five years of faithful service to God and ... (Continue reading)

Courageous words of wisdom from Monsignor Vincent Foy

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Msgr. Vincent Foy is a retired priest and canon lawyer of the Archdiocese of Toronto. From his online biography (Selected Writings of Rev. Msgr. Vincent Foy, msgrfoy.com) we read of his many years of service to the Church: He was born in Toronto, Ontario on 14 August 1915, second of a family of eight children. He attended Holy Name Catholic Elementary School and De La Salle High School in Toronto. In 1933 he entered St. Augustine’s Seminary and was ordained ... (Continue reading)

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