Book Review: Vatican II: Canadian Experiences

Attridge, Michael, Clifford, Catherine E., and Routhier, Gilles, eds. Vatican II: Expériences Canadiennes/Canadian Experiences. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2011. (578 pp., trade paperback, index.) Reviewed by Edward MacDonald University of Prince Edward Island When I was a little boy, I was just beginning to learn the Latin responses required for First Communion when my…

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2012 Annual Conference Recap

By Brian F. Hogan The CCHA’s 79th Annual Conference occurred in Waterloo, 28-29 May 2012. Mark McGowan chaired the introductory session and MC Havey of the Redemptorist Archives and Carol Hopp of the Archives of Ontario reviewed the issues involved in archiving, processing and conserving the collection of textual, audio and visual materials produced by…

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CCHA Joins CALJ

The inclusion of the CCHA in Canadian Association of Learned Journals will make Historical Studies available to wider audience. Recently there have been significant changes in the world of learned journals. The rise of electronic journals opens new ways to make scholarly work available to a wider public. To keep abreast of these and other…

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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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