The 2012 Consistory – An Archivist’s Perspective

On the morning of January 6, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI announced that my boss, Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, would be elevated to the College of Cardinals. I felt the wonderful buzz this circumstance was sure to create among my colleagues, the clergy, and Catholics across Canada. I would be a unique witness to Thomas…

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Message from CCHA President 2012

On behalf of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association it is a pleasure to welcome you to the association’s 79th annual meeting, part of the 2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The CCHA program links into the theme of this year’s Congress, “Crossroads: Scholarship in an Uncertain World.” For example, our first session this…

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Coast to Coast

The Basilian Fathers’ Silver Jubilee in Colombia, news from the Newman Association of Vancouver, and the Catholic Women’s League of Canada celebrates 100 years in Edmonton,

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Obituaries

Thomas James Hanrahan CSB (1926-2012) Father Thomas James Hanrahan CSB passed away in Toronto February 8, 2012. Born in Halifax, James Hanrahan attended high school at St Mary’s College. He entered the novitiate of the Congregation of St Basil in Toronto in 1944. He was ordained in 1952. Father James Hanrahan earned a B.A. and…

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