Youth Speak News

I was watching a comedy special by Chris D’Elia the other day where he joked about marriage and it really got me thinking. 

Making a mark: Theology and the tattoo trend

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Emma Fradd prayed and discerned about her tattoo for six months before she ever walked into a tattoo parlour. 

Speaking out: Working through post-grad anxiety

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If anyone had asked me last summer about my plans after graduation, I would have said that I was going to move to the U.S. to complete a one-year postgraduate fellowship with a giant media company. 

Alberta's One Rock youth festival, 'Catholic Woodstock', changes for digital age

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EDMONTON – Organizers are making big changes to One Rock, a major Alberta Catholic youth gathering, in the hope of strengthening young people in their faith.

Steubenville Toronto attracts youth near and far

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Holy Trinity Parish is definitely not in Kansas anymore. 

Speaking Out: A movie for every single person

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When I left high school I told myself university is where I would find a husband. Well, I have one year left of my bachelor’s degree with no husband in sight. 

Speaking Out: Choosing my Catholic faith

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I grew up always attending Catholic school, from elementary school through university.

Andrew Abbott makes a comeback to the Christian music scene with a new message

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Andrew Abbott was on the brink of breaking out into the Canadian Christian music scene. But after releasing his first album in 2013 and then another one in 2016, the London, Ont., native said he went in “auto-pilot mode.”

YSN Reads: Our best books for summer reading

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Summer is here which means the busyness of the school year is gone. It’s the perfect time to unplug from the real world and curl up with a good book. That’s why The Catholic Register and Youth Speak News have put together a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young book lovers will love. Stay tuned to our growing list of summer reads: 


Speaking out: Discerning my next steps

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Recently I was able to visit Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ont. This site is a national shrine consecrated to the Canadian Martyrs, a group of eight Jesuits who lived in community with the Huron people and who were tortured and killed for their faith. 

Synod working document: Young Catholics want pastoral renewal, a church that listens

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VATICAN – Young Catholics are looking for a church that listens to their concerns, accompanies them in discerning their vocations and helps them confront the challenges they face, said a working document for the upcoming Synod of Bishops on young people.