The 2021 Annual General Meeting will be virtual on Thursday June 3. Attendance is free, but registration is required.
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CCHA Statement on the Kamloops Residential School

The recent tragic revelations of the Kamloops Residential School have brought to the fore the importance of establishing “the truth” as a necessary precursor to “reconciliation.” One means of assuring that the “the truth be told, and no untruth be told,” to quote Pope Leo XIII at the opening of the Vatican Archives in the…

Program for CCHA Annual General Meeting and One Day Conference – June 3, 2021

There is no cost to join our conference on June 3, but you will be asked to “register” to confirm your intention to attend. A separate email with a registration link will soon be circulated. At present, our plan is to hold a one-day conference. This will be finalized in the coming weeks after our call for papers closes.

In Memoriam: Fr. Paul Paproski

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our CCHA member and brother Father Paul Paproski, who died on January 28, 2021 after a great struggle with ALS.

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Our blog entries come from The Archivist’s Pencil, published by the Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto.

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  • So Long... For Now
    Dear Readers,Thank you for enjoying and supporting The Archivist’s Pencil. We have loved bringing you our favourite stories, intriguing mysteries, entertaining letters, and exciting finds. As a team our understanding of the history of the Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto and of Catholicism has grown as we have jumped down rabbit-holes of research to share with […]
  • Happy Handwriting Day!
    Today is National Handwriting Day in the United States.The significance of this annual event has perhaps shifted in an era where official records are increasingly being created, authenticated, transmitted, and stored digitally.Despite the shift towards electronic records, our sacramental records continue to be handwritten. These are some of the Archdiocese’s most important records that act […]
  • "Give us a brief heart-space to see no sight, Save the One Star in all the crowded night"
    Anne Sutherland Brooks was born in Guelph, Ontario, on July 14, 1900. Although Presbyterian, she attended the Catholic Loretto Academy, as well as the Guelph Collegiate Institute. Following this, she earned her teacher's certificate at the London Normal School.By her mid-twenties, Anne began to attract attention as a poet, with her verses being published in numerous periodicals across Canada, the United […]

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