Fr. Joseph Tham, LC, MD, Ph.D



Fr. S. Joseph Tham was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Canada at the age of fifteen.  He graduated from Medical School at the University of Toronto, and after working as a family physician, entered the Legionaries of Christ and was ordained a priest in 2004.  He has degrees in philosophy and theology at Rome’s Regina Apostolorum Pontifical university, where he also completed his post-graduate studies in bioethics.  He successfully defended his doctoral dissertation with high honors on “The Secularization of Bioethics—A Critical History” under the direction of Dr. Edmund Pellegrino, former Chairman of the President’s Council on Bioethics.  He presently teaches bioethics in Regina Apostolorum.  He is the author of The Missing Cornerstone (Hamden 2004) and The Secularization of Bioethics (Rome 2007).

 Past Talks

Challenges in Bioethics, Today & Tomorrow: An overview of the battles that life issues face today and where they are headed in the future.

TRL Family Day 2010


Our fantastic venue was Northmount School, and the event featured many activities for children and adults including a BBQ, a bouncy castle, face-painting, a colouring contest, and a Fun Facts About Life 4 Kidz table, as well as a Right to Life trivia contest, baked goods, books and other pro-life materials for adults. During the formal part of the AGM, babysitting was provided in the school’s wonderful childrens’ library.

Join us for Family Day 2011!  Click here for more information.

Sarah’s Choice: See the Movie

Now showing Sarah’s Choice.

“A must see for Rebecca St. James fans and for those interested in contemporary issues.”

Toronto Right to Life

See a wonderful movie and support LIFE!

To host this free event at your church or school, please contact Toronto Right to Life Association.

Sarah’s Choice… When Life Becomes Reality

Sarah Collins is a young business woman full of dreams. In charge of a small account at a major advertising agency, she fears she might be pregnant. At the urging of a close friend she takes a pregnancy test. Shocked at the results, Sarah is now faced with the biggest decision of her life, whether to get an abortion or choose life. Her boyfriend would love for this “problem” to disappear. Before she makes her final choice Sarah is presented with three visions causing her to think about the impact of her decision on the future

View the Trailer

View the Official website for Sarah’s Choice

About Toronto Right to Life

The Right to Life Association of Toronto and Area is a volunteer, non-sectarian, human rights organization dedicated, through education, to providing a sure and certain voice regarding the care and protection of the unborn, women hurt by abortion, the infirm, the handicapped and the aged. We oppose the violence of abortion, fetal and embryonic experimentation, unethical reproductive technologies, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Giving for Life

There are many ways in which you can support the Toronto Right to Life Association in our work. Gifts of all sizes will go towards the education of individuals and groups through our many educational and media programs.  Help us build a culture of life. Please click here to find out how you can help support TRL in our on-going work.

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