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A Pleasant Journey Across the Pacific
This month Scarboro Missions celebrated its 100 year jubilee. Today we're sharing a few photos that the society's founder, Monsignor John Fraser sent to Cardinal McGuigan from Japan. The group's original purpose was to train priests to send to China, but Ca...
A Pleasant Journey Across the Pacific
A Pleasant Journey Across the Pacific
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Lest We Forget
Every year on November 11, we remember the courage and sacrifice of all those who have served Canada in times of war. Our photo of the week shows Cardinal McGuigan among the headstones of fallen soldiers at the Canadian military cemetery in Moro River, Orto...
Lest We Forget
Lest We Forget
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Director's Cut: Vatican II rings and certificates
As the Director of Archives at the Archdiocese of Toronto I am often complimented on the consistently fabulous posts of The Archivist's Pencil . I am always quick to point out that I myself have written very few and the accolades for these wonderfully compo...
Director's Cut: Vatican II rings and certificates
Director's Cut: Vatican II rings and certificates
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Record of the Week: A Representative of the People
Toronto's  municipal elections are coming up on Monday, and we thought we'd look to see what Toronto's mayors had written to Toronto's bishops. We found a nice letter to Bishop de Charbonnel from 15th mayor Sir Adam Wilson , who took office in 1859. Toronto...
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Month of the Holy Rosary
Every year, the month of October is dedicated to the Rosary . The origins of this go back to at least 1571, when Pope Pius V called for all of Europe to pray the rosary for victory at the Battle of Lepanto . The Christian victory at Lepanto was celebrated a...
Month of the Holy Rosary
Month of the Holy Rosary
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Hamilton joins the Blogosphere
We are pleased to share that the Diocese of Hamilton Library & Archives launched a blog last week, with a post entitled, A little bit about “our shelves…” And nothing - we mean nothing - warms our hearts like a punny title. Congratulations to the team at th...
Hamilton joins the Blogosphere
Hamilton joins the Blogosphere
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Record of the Week: The Canada Farmer
The Canada Farmer Masthead April 15, 1869 L AJ05.01 Archbishop Lynch Fonds This week's  harvest moon  got us thinking about what it must have been like for farmers in early Canada. We were in luck! Archbishop Lynch saved an 1869 copy of The Canada Farmer , ...
Record of the Week: The Canada Farmer
Record of the Week: The Canada Farmer
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Celebrating Scarboro Missions
Photo courtesy of the Archives of the Scarboro Foreign Mission Society Today is the anniversary of the opening and blessing of the St. Francis Xavier China Mission Seminary in Scarborough, 1924. This November, Scarboro Missions will celebrate its centenary....
Celebrating Scarboro Missions
Celebrating Scarboro Missions
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St. Padre Pio
The Archdiocese of Toronto is fortunate to have relics of St. Padre Pio coming to the city next week. The relics, which include part of the mantle he wore as a Capuchin friar and a glove used to cover his wounds, will be on display at St. Philip Neri parish...
St. Padre Pio
St. Padre Pio
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A New Medium and the Catholic Message: The Archdiocese on the Small Screen
September 6th and 8th, 1952 were big days for Canadians: CBC Television began broadcasting in Montreal and Toronto. Though some who lived close to the border had been watching American stations since the 1940s, this was the first time we had real networks o...
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