Articles Tagged ‘Catholic education’

Courageous words of wisdom from Monsignor Vincent Foy


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, 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)

OECTA and the further destruction of Catholic education

In a move that can only elicit shock and anger in faithful Catholics, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) has announced they will march in the WorldPride Parade in Toronto this year after a motion was passed at OECTA's recent annual general meeting. A rationale attached to the motion reads: "Registering for, and marching in the WorldPride Parade is a visible symbol of solidarity with one of the most marginalized groups in the Catholic community." Thank you to ... (Continue reading)

Nine challenges for the next papacy

Michael Coren

As I write this column, Pope Benedict is about to conclude his pontificate, the conclave is about to begin, and critics of the Church are, as always, about to make another charge at the castle that is the institution given to the world by Jesus Christ to guide humanity to heaven. I’m not sure who the next pope will be, of course, but I do believe that his Papacy will be one of the most important in history. If we think ... (Continue reading)

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