Youth Speak News

Upon entering the screening room to watch Silence, I was prepared for a film that would share a horrendous part of the history of Catholicism.

How to manage your student debt with a Catholic virtue

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Unfortunately, there isn’t a course on how to “adult”, especially personal finances.

Youth are called to Rise Up at Vancouver conference

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VANCOUVER – It was called the Rise Up conference, but it could just as easily have been called the Speak Up.

Ottawa youth make new friends at diocesan party

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More than a hundred middle school and high school youth, along with their parish youth coordinators, gathered at a diocesan-wide Advent party in Ottawa on Dec. 16.

Hamilton's St. Thomas More holds annual campaign to support less fortunate

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Miracles are rare, but students at St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton make them an annual event.

Young Catholics find a home away from home in Helsinki club

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HELSINKI, Finland – In an inconspicuous red brick church in the southeast corner of downtown Helsinki, a small group of young adults gather on a Tuesday in the chapel to share in prayer, sacrament and fellowship.

Annual Catholic Family Services benefit puts focus on abuse among teens

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It was a night filled with chatter and soft Christmas tunes, but with a very serious message about women abuse.

Youth ministers learn new tools for evangelization at conference

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Youth ministry is about awakening souls and being alive in God’s love and mercy, said Dan Dematte, the keynote speaker at last week’s Canadian Catholic Youth Ministry Network conference.

Our reflections on the Year of Mercy

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To commemorate the end of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Youth Speak News team reflected on the seven corporal works of mercy and how they incorporated each work into their daily life.

Young people in search of a common love for God

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Combine a little walk, a little prayer, three churches and group of young people from a variety of faiths, and you have the makings of a pretty interesting Sunday afternoon in downtown Toronto.