A push from his big brother has sent Danny Luong on a path that, eight years later, has become a huge part of his life.

Published in Youth Speak News

Thanks to the excellent coverage by Salt + Light Television, I was able to follow the “Catholica 200” celebrations in St. Boniface, Man., marking the bicentennial of the arrival of the first French missionaries in the Canadian West. 

Published in Register Columnists

VANCOUVER – A recent poll has confirmed what most youth ministry workers are already losing sleep over: young people across the globe tend to be less religious than their elders.

Published in Canada
VATICAN – Pope Francis has updated the statutes of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, adding among other things a specific reference to the office's responsibility for promoting a deeper reflection on the role of women in the church and society.
Published in International

Sixteen-year-old Mary-Margaret Asoata wasn’t expecting much from Service Week. 

Published in Canada
Adorabelle Namigadde was looking for love in all the wrong places.
Published in Youth Speak News
As the Vatican prepares for an important Synod of Bishops on youth, an American organization has released a study that says young people who reject the Church typically fall into one of three categories: the injured, the drifters or the dissenters.
Published in Editorial

World Youth Day is still 11 months away, but Canadians have already had a taste of what to expect on the pilgrimage to Panama.

Published in Canada

Recently I found myself struggling while writing a paper for class. I had been focused on a specific section, writing and rewriting a paragraph with seemingly no success. No matter what I tried, I wasn’t satisfied with what I wrote. Frustrated, I stepped away from my laptop to take a break.

Published in YSN: Speaking Out
LONDON, Ont. – The reality of a priest shortage is hitting home for the Diocese of London and raising concerns about the future of youth ministry.
Published in Youth Speak News
As Canada’s bishop delegates prepare for this fall’s Synod on Young People in Rome, one objective is immediately clear — the voices of the young must take centre stage.
Published in Canada

Bishop Mark A. Hagemoen has been named the new bishop of the Diocese of Saskatoon.

Published in Canada

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.

Published in Youth Speak News

Before it was known as The Crew, the small youth group based in Charlottetown, PEI, was known as Mustard Seed with the idea that, like a mustard seed, the group would grow bigger and bigger.

Published in Youth Speak News

TORONTO – The Archdiocese of Toronto’s ultra-successful Family of Faith campaign is allowing parishes across the archdiocese to invest in their future.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA
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