Speaking Out

Employers often require references from new hires to ensure they are the best candidate. A worthwhile process, to be sure, but not an approach one should have when sampling Marian devotions.

Speaking Out: Embrace your student vocation

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With new public health regulations in place to combat COVID-19 in school boards nationwide and many of our exciting activities shut down or limited, there is no doubt this school year will be unlike any other.

Speaking Out: YSN enriched my bond with God

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A few days ago, I got back from my last hiking trip of the summer. As I sat on a pebbled Lake Superior beach at night and watched a crescent moon paint the water with a mystical glow, everything seemed peaceful and tranquil.

Speaking Out: Wearing a mask shows you care

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Conspiracy theorists portray masks as a ploy by the government to control people and restrict their rights for freedom. Anti-maskers brand themselves as freedom fighters as they fight the mandate to wear this symbol of oppression, restraint and imprisonment.

Speaking Out: Charities must be transparent

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WE Charity is a Canadian non-profit organization that I contributed time and effort to throughout my years in elementary and secondary school.

Speaking Out: Veil is a sign of reverence

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Every woman has her own experience with veiling. Except for her wedding, or if she’s fortunate enough to meet the Pope, some women may never wear a veil.

Speaking Out: Our overlooked COVID heroes

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Over the last four months, the world has become reacquainted with what’s important in life. For everything we’ve lost, COVID-19 has compelled us to take an introspective look at our priorities and what jobs and provided necessities society on the whole now regard as essential.

Speaking Out: Valuable lessons found in isolation

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Daily life has been defined by change and adaptability since COVID-19 shut down life as we know it back in March. I used to be able to attend school at St. Joseph’s Morrow Park Secondary School in North York, go shopping, attend Mass and, most importantly, I could not only see, but could hug my friends and family.

Speaking Out: Using talents to change the world

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Capes and feats of strength, or perhaps great speeches and political influence — these are images associated with the heroes we envision changing the world around us. 

Speaking Out: Reflections on a year of turmoil

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With so much going on around the world, I am feeling pretty overwhelmed.

Speaking Out: Morality suffers in pandemic, too

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During this time, people are rightly concerned with the dangers of COVID-19. However, there is another problem that has arisen during this confusing time.