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Religious Leaders Unite to Oppose Euthanasia
More than 50 religious leaders representing Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim communities have signed an open leader to Canadians explaining their collective opposition to the federal government’s proposed expansion of euthanasia.
“It perplexes our collective minds...
Read Pope Francis’s Latest Encyclical, Fratelli Tutti
On the Feast of St. Francis Assisi, Pope Francis signed his latest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, in the tomb of his papal namesake. Meaning, “Brothers All,” Fratelli Tutti tells us that the COVID-19 pandemic has both exposed the...
Congratulations to the Archdiocese’s New Permanent Deacons
The Archdiocese of Toronto celebrated the ordination of seven new permanent deacons at St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica on Sunday, October 3, 2020.
We congratulate our newest permanent deacons:
Deacon Paul Bar
Deacon Michael Lewis
Deacon Daniel McPhee
Moira McQueen Wins Prestigious Award
We are excited to announce that the latest winner of the Christian Culture Gold Medal Award is Moira McQueen, executive director of the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute at the University of St. Michael’s College at the University of...
Cardinal Collins Wins International Stewardship Award
We are pleased to share that Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, has won the International Catholic Stewardship Council’s (ICSC) 2020 Christian Stewardship Award.
From his pastoral letter to his keynotes and video messages, Cardinal Collins has been...
Good Shepherd Ministries Needs Your Help This Thanksgiving
Many of our parishes have made it a tradition to host a food drive leading into Thanksgiving weekend to support the Good Shepherd Ministries. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Good Shepherd needs our parishes’ help more than ever.
Cardinal Collins’ Message on the Tragedy in Durham Region
After the deadly shooting in Oshawa, Ont., Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, offered his prayers and consolation to the Traynor family. You can watch the Cardinal’s message by clicking the image below.
The Archdiocese of Toronto prays...
Back to School Message From Cardinal Thomas Collins
As schools begin re-opening across Ontario, Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, has recorded a video message thanking all the students, parents, teachers and staff for their hard work preparing for this unusual academic year.
Please click the image...
Webinar: Reason, Faith and the Struggle for Western Civilization
It was no accident that the Enlightenment took place in a culture formed by Judeo-Christian thought, according to Samuel Gregg, research director at the Acton Institute.
The genius of Western Civilization, Gregg says, is the understanding that faith and...
Catholic Leaders, ‘Rise Up!’ At an Online Conference
In this time of pandemic, Catholic leaders are needed now more than ever. All Catholic leaders are welcomed to join a Zoom conference that will inspire you to use your voice at work, home, parish or in ministry.
Archdiocese of Toronto Statement re: Fr. Nino Cavoto
Earlier this week, the archdiocese was made aware that Fr. Nino Cavoto, currently pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish in Etobicoke, has been accused of abuse against a minor.
In 1977, Fr. Cavoto was ordained as a priest for...
Register for Lay Ministry Formation Events
Did you know that the Office of Formation for Discipleship regularly offers formation opportunities for those involved in lay ministry?
These events, which are now offered online, will deepen your understanding of your ministry, provide the archdiocese’s policies...
Please Donate to the Lebanon Relief Effort
An enormous explosion devastated the city of Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, in what the local mayor called “a national catastrophe.”
The situation in Lebanon is dire. At least 154 people died in the explosion and...
2020 Clergy Changes
Every year, many priests of the Archdiocese of Toronto receive new parish assignments as part of their pastoral ministries. This year’s assignments are being posted later than usual due to the COVID-19 pandemic; the archdiocese apologies for...
Email Scam Targets Archdiocese of Toronto
Today we became aware that people have received fraudulent emails from individuals claiming to be members of Archdiocese of Toronto.
If you receive a suspicious email from someone you know or from someone who is requesting money, please contact them...