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Students in Toronto need to know what's happening in Syria, said Loua Almously, who shared his own refugee experience at the annual Youth for Others Day.

Toronto archdiocese tries to keep up with demand for youth ministers

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TORONTO – Youth ministers are in demand at the Archdiocese of Toronto and the Office of Catholic Youth is trying to keep up.

Speaking Out: Climate change is a moral crisis

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I am almost completely removed from nature in my daily life. I don’t have to worry about where my water is coming from and the food I eat is easily accessible at the supermarket. My life, and the lives of my family and friends, are not in any immediate danger because of global warming.

Brampton's St. Anthony’s youth help lead outdoor Stations of the Cross

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Without the suffering and bloodshed of the Passion of Christ, we could not receive His mercy and forgiveness. For the last 27 years, St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Brampton, Ont., has put on a outdoor Stations of the Cross throughout the city.

Speaking Out: Of science and miracles

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He is risen! Truly, He is risen! We have just begun our celebration of the most incredible miracle of all time — the miracle of Easter.

Guelph students at home in Newman chaplaincy

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When Hannah Haasen walks into Newman Centre Guelph, there might be students cooking in the kitchen, confession being heard in the next room and a lively conversation going on in front of the old-fashioned fireplace.

Speaking Out: How I serve the domestic Church

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It has been one year since Amoris Laetitia was released and Pope Francis’ apostolic letter remains just as relevant today.

At Calling All Girls conference, moms, daughters learn about real girl power

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Mothers and daughters were brought together on March 24 to learn more about successes and struggles that have defined the growing empowerment of women.

St. Monica's camp mixes faith and fun for children

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It’s early Monday morning during March break and St. Monica’s is bursting with youthful energy. Instead of sleeping in, children are signing in to spend their day at the parish’s March break camp.

Speaking Out: My wooden cross keeps my faith alive

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Every so often, I get questioning looks directed at the cross hanging from my neck. Sometimes, people are curious to know what that wooden symbol means.