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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...
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...
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...
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...
ShareLife Has a Fresh New Website
ShareLife-funded agencies do amazing work in our communities. Thanks to ShareLife:
288 seniors receive excellent long-term care at Providence Healthcare and 11,000 other seniors get access to other assistance programs each year
208 vulnerable young people get...
UPDATED: Are Face Masks Required in Your Community?
Most municipalities in the Archdiocese of Toronto have introduced bylaws requiring people to wear non-medical grade face masks or face coverings in indoor public places.
Municipalities have not taken a universal approach to face mask bylaws, so please consult...
Pray for Those Who Will Be Ordained on Saturday, June 27
This will be a joyous weekend as Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, ordains eight men into the priesthood on Saturday, June 27, 2020.
Temporary physical distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, unfortunately, means that seating at the ordination...
ShareMusic: Thursday, June 25 at 8 p.m.
Many talented musicians from across the Archdiocese of Toronto will be performing in a Facebook Live event on Thursday evening, June 25. The evening is hosted by Fr. Matthew McCarthy, Associate Pastor, St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica.
Video Explains New Mass Protocols During COVID-19
Parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Toronto are busy preparing to welcome you back to Mass this weekend. All of us have been looking forward to this exciting time.
However, you likely have many questions about how Mass will be different...
Read The Archdiocese of Toronto's WorshipSafe Plan
As parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Toronto prepare to re-open, we would like to share our "WorshipSafe" plan with the faithful.
This plan was created in consultation with the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario, as well as health...