There is a misconception that teenagers will always jump at an opportunity to do wrong. This is based on the stereotype that teens are up to no good. 

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VANCOUVER – Vancouver College religion teacher Greg Van Dyk is always looking for new ways to teach the faith. So when he took a course at St. Mark’s College that compared mortal and venial sin to a broken bone versus a fracture, he knew he had something he could use.

Published in Catholic Education

A time to search and a time to give up. 

Published in Guest Columnists

When I was younger, it wasn’t difficult for me to balance my faith with extra-curricular activities and family obligations. 

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WASHINGTON – Students at St. Viator Parish School in Las Vegas began school Oct. 2 – hours after the mass shooting in that city – by praying the rosary together in the school gym.
Published in International

While some soldiers question their faith when confronted by the horrors of war, Lt. Col. Joseph Nonato found that military service affirmed him as a Catholic.

Published in Canada

As Canadians debate how we should respond to a surge in asylum seekers crossing southern borders, Catholics should reflect on recent words from Pope Francis about what he calls the scandal of hypocrisy.

Published in Editorial

When Elisa Lollino performs, it’s not just a play. It’s also a form of prayer.

Published in Arts News

George Weigel might just be the most important lay Catholic at work today. The American writer’s books, essays, newspaper columns and lectures address the importance of defending the Catholic faith, and religion in general, from the assault of radical secularism.

Published in Charles Lewis

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Mike Piazza, the superstar catcher inducted July 24 into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, gave credit to his Catholic faith for his success during his induction speech.

Published in Faith

The challenge of fighting for what we believe in isn’t necessarily a fight many of us would like to have. If anything, many of us would avoid it and hope for the best.

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