Welcome

The Congregation of St. Basil, also known as the Basilian Fathers, is a vibrant community of priests, students for the priesthood, and lay associates. We are an apostolic community whose members profess simple vows. We seek the glory of God, especially in the works of education and evangelization. We welcome you to share our prayer and to know the love and mercy of God.

Welcome

The Congregation of St. Basil, also known as the Basilian Fathers, is a vibrant community of priests, students for the priesthood, and lay associates. We are an apostolic community whose members profess simple vows. We seek the glory of God, especially in the works of education and evangelization. We welcome you to share our prayer and to know the love and mercy of God.

“Teach me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge” Psalm 119

The Basilian motto is derived from Psalm 119 (originally Psalm 118). In the late nineteenth century, Charles Vincent, a Basilian priest who was one of the founders of what would later become St. Michael’s College, brought the Latin motto to the Congregation of St. Basil:

Bonitatem et disciplinam et scientiam doce me.

Our motto is a biblical reminder of our role as a teaching community and the simple, foundational importance of goodness and discipline in our celebration of God.

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Bishop Robert Kasun, CSB is among the Archdiocese of Toronto’s Auxiliary Bishops who are in Rome.

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Bishop Kasun, CSB presided at his first ordination in the presence of his Basilian brothers as Kevin Mannara, CSB was called to the Order of..

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Why Kevin Mannara said yes to God, the Church and the Basilian Fathers

Congratulations to Kevin Mannara, CSB who was ordained to the diaconate today. Watch: Father Rosica, CSB asks him why he said yes to God, the..

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