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Catholic Resources

​Archdiocese of Toronto 

Within the Archdiocese of Toronto, you will find a family of faith that is alive and at work in our community. Comprised of over 2 million Catholics, 225 parishes and 4 missions, the Archdiocese is led by His Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins, and assisted by Auxiliary Bishops, Most Reverend John A. Boissonneau (Western Pastoral Region), Most Reverend Robert Kasun (Central Pastoral Region), Most Reverend Wayne Kirkpatrick (Northern Pastoral Region), and Most Reverend Vincent Nguyen (Eastern Pastoral Region).

Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is the national assembly of the Bishops of Canada. It was founded in 1943 and officially recognized by the Holy See in 1948. After the Second Vatican Council (1962–65), it became part of a worldwide network of Episcopal Conferences, established in 1965, as an integral part of the life of the universal Church.

ShareLife

In 1976, Archbishop Philip Pocock established ShareLife – the annual charitable fundraising appeal of the Archdiocese of Toronto – ensuring people have access to social services based on Catholic values and respect for the sanctity of life at all stages. Since ShareLife’s inception, its number of grant recipients and agencies has increased to more than 40, reflecting the growing needs of our community. Program areas include children and youth, families, single and teen parents, elderly people, people with special needs, immigrants and refugees. ShareLife also funds the education of 80 seminarians at St. Augustine’s Seminary and Redemptoris Mater Seminary, as well as the formation of permanent deacons. Around the world, countless people receive assistance through ShareLife’s support of international missions and development projects

Society of St. Vincent De Paul

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is a lay Catholic organization whose mission is: To live the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice and joy. The Mission of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul implies that as Vincentians, we see Christ in anyone who suffers, come together as a family, have personal contact with the poor and help in all possible ways.

The Society’s work in response to the local needs of the community varies from health, education, housing, employment support, help for elderly, disabled, isolated or excluded people, and more. Funded by donations, it also provides emergency assistance and rehabilitation for victims of natural or humanitarian disasters, and finances development projects.

Vatican News

Vatican News is a service provided by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, in cooperation with the media offices of the Holy See, including, Fides News Agency, L'Osservatore Romano, the Holy See Press Office, the Vatican Information Service, Vatican Radio, the Vatican Television Center (CTV) and the Internet Office of the Holy See. The purpose of News.va is to feature on one website the latest news selected and aggregated from the Vatican media, which continue to operate their own unique websites. News.va is an instrument of evangelization at the service of the papal ministry and is intended as a service for all.