Richard Lebrun named Honorary CCHA President

At its 2023 Annual General Meeting, the CCHA appointed Richard LeBrun as its Honorary President. Richard Lebrun served as President of the CCHA from 1968-1970, and was editor of the journal, and winner of the Clerk Award. The office of Honorary President has been vacant since the passing of Cardinal Maurice Roy in 1985. The […]

Published on: 30 November
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CFP: Canada, Ireland, and Transatlantic Colonialism: Historical Perspectives

From May 28 to May 30, 2024, St. Michael’s College, in the University of Toronto, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland, will be hosting a conference titled: “Canada, Ireland, and Transatlantic Colonialism: Historical Perspectives. The themes of the conference include– Ireland and the Colonial Apparatus of British North America; Irish Religious […]

Published on: 6 October
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CCHA celebrates 90 years at Congress 2023

The CCHA returned to in-person conferencing at Congress 2023 just in time for its 90th birthday.  Highlights included a keynote address by Professor Emma Anderson (University of Ottawa) entitled “A Double-Edged Sword: Excommunication and its Unanticipated Effects in Nineteenth-Century Canada” and a book launch for Dr. Peter Ludlow‘s new Disciples of Antigonish: Catholics in Nova […]

Published on: 5 June
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Farewell to Valerie Burke

In January, the CCHA said goodbye to its longtime Administrative and Membership Director, Valerie Burke. Valerie has been a mainstay and cornerstone of the CCHA for many years, not only in her capacity as Administrative and Membership Director, but as the personal Assistant to our late Secretary General Fr. Jackman. Valerie has been particularly important […]

Published on: 7 February
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Call for Papers: 89th Annual Meeting

The 89th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association (CCHA) will be held on Thursday, June 1 and Friday, June 2, 2023 at York University. The meeting is a particularly special one, as 2023 marks the 90th anniversary of the Association The CCHA invites proposals for scholarly papers dealing with any aspect of the history […]

Published on: 29 November 2022
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2022-24 CCHA Executive Elected

The 2022-24 Executive was elected at the Annual General Meeting 27th May 2022. We are very excited to welcome Dan McLeod to the Executive, thank Peter Ludlow for an exemplary term as President-General. 2022-24 Executive

Published on: 21 July 2022
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Keynote for 89th annual meeting announced

The CCHA is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for its 89th Annual Meeting. Professor Kathleen Sprows Cummings, Director, Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, and Rev. John A. O’Brien Collegiate Professor, University of Notre Dame Professor Sprows Cummings’ talk is called: “Say not America’s saints are all foreign”: Catholics and Canonization in […]

Published on: 25 March 2022
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170 Years of Service: A Collection of Essays on the History & Mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto

New Book: 170 Years of Service

New Book: 170 Years of Service – A Collection of Essays on the History & Mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto, edited by Elizabeth Smyth & Linda Wicks. The Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto recently released this collection of essays to mark their 170th Anniversary. These essays, written by seven authors, […]

Published on: 22 March 2022
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2022 CFP: CCHA Annual Conference

The CCHA invites proposals papers for its annual meeting to be held virtually May 26-27. The submission deadline is March 20.

Published on: 19 February 2022
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