Youth Speak News

This past fall, my mother received a call from the care home in Yorkton, Sask., where her eldest sister was a resident. My mother was informed that her sister had taken a turn in health and there likely wasn’t much time left. 

Youth open closet doors to Winnipeg’s new migrants and refugees

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For many Canadians, hand-me-down clothes from siblings or cousins were a natural part of growing up. However, not everyone is fortunate enough to have relatives to lean on.

Queen's University students reject fast fashion with clothing drive

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The sense of sisterhood was definitely palpable at Newman House Chaplaincy on Jan. 28.

Speaking Out: Fight for the truth and the unborn

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We live in a country where we are told what to believe, we are pressured to conform, and our religious freedoms are gradually being taken away.

Speaking Out: The problem of perfectionism

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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.

Young people are returning to traditional faith practices

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In a vast sanctuary filled with kneeling Catholics, the light catches on a single ivory veil, draped over the head of a young woman in prayer.

How to multiply the power of God

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The annual Friars’ Student Writing Awards, sponsored by The Catholic Register and the Franciscan Friars of Atonement Graymoor, produced some stellar essays this year, three of which earned special recognition.

Where there is love, there is hope

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The annual Friars’ Student Writing Awards, sponsored by The Catholic Register and the Franciscan Friars of Atonement Graymoor, produced some stellar essays this year, three of which earned special recognition.

Walking in Jesus’ footsteps

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The annual Friars’ Student Writing Awards, sponsored by The Catholic Register and the Franciscan Friars of Atonement Graymoor, produced some stellar essays this year, three of which earned special recognition.

Youth answer call for Christian unity in Friars’ Writing Contest

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Every year, young writers from across Ontario impress the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Graymoor and The Catholic Register with their insight into the themes of Christian unity.

Speaking out: We can feed the world's hungry

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In our world today, it seems that food is everywhere, but there is not a bite to eat.