Respect for Life Mass

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St. Catharines Right to Life invites you to the Annual Diocesan Respect for life Mass on the Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord Saturday March 25, 2017, 10 a.m. Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria Presider: Bishop Gerard Bergie Catholic Women’s League, Knights of Columbus, Daughters of Isabella and other groups are invited to send representatives and carry banners […]

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Bishops not planning pastoral guidelines on assisted suicide

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OTTAWA – Canada’s Catholic bishops are unlikely to issue national pastoral guidelines on how to accompany Catholics considering euthanasia, the bishops’ conference president said. “I don’t foresee the CCCB (Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops) will be putting out guidelines, at least not at this point,” said Hamilton Bishop Douglas Crosby at the close of the bishops’ plenary Sept.26-30 in Cornwall, […]

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Canadians shouldn’t have to compromise their conscience

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As a result of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Carter v. Canada case, the federal government passed Bill C-14 on June 17, 2016. C-14 legalized physician-assisted suicide. While we are heartened that C-14 did include some protections, unfortunately these protections alone are not enough. C-14 also leaves major regulations concerning conscientious objections to provincial governments. In certain provinces, such […]

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Canada’s National March for Life

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EWTN to Air Canada’s National March for Life in Ottawa Irondale, AL (EWTN) – EWTN Global Catholic Network will provide live coverage of the National March for Life in Ottawa, Canada for the third year in a row beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET, Thursday, May 12, followed by an encore at 1 p.m. ET, Saturday, May 14. “While Canadian law […]

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Bishop Bergie’s Statement on Assisted Suicide

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March 4, 2016 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, In response to the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to legalize physician-assisted suicide the Government of Canada formed a Parliamentary Committee to assist in writing new legislation. The Committee has now made their recommendations known. What they have suggested is startling and should cause us great concern. I wish to highlight the most troublesome. […]

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St. Catharines Right to Life Dinner

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St. Catharines Right to Life Dinner Saturday February 25, 2017 Holiday Inn Parkway Convention Centre St. Catharines, Ontario Reception 5 p.m. Dinner 6 p.m. Guest speaker: Stephanie Gray Call 905-684-7505   Email: info@chooselife.ca Tickets:  $45 per person, $25 for students   For more information go to https://stcatharines-righttolife.squarespace.com/

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Ecumenical and Interfaith Declaration on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

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This past October 29, the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) launched a joint Declarationon Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide. The sponsoring signatories to the Declaration intend now to engage in a concerted effort in view of obtaining signatures from a wide spectrum of people in Canada who agree with the principles outlined in […]

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