Speaking Out

Many young people seem ecstatic to ‘“remember their death.” But this notion is not as dark and grueling as it looks. Instead, it is an invitation to live wholly.

Speaking Out: Wear God’s armour in 2022

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In many ways, we experienced an encore in 2021 of the difficulties of 2020, along with a batch of new adversities. However, January offers us a chance to recalibrate. We are invited and challenged to live each of this year’s 365 days as people of faith. 

Speaking Out: Bullet journals aid prayer life

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The bullet journal is all the rage nowadays, from simple agendas to elaborate scrapbook designs.

Speaking Out: I hope for a better tomorrow

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As we bask in the Christmas season and the days leading up to 2022, perhaps now is the time to reflect on this past year.

Speaking Out: Beware of your ‘inner Scrooge’

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“Bah humbug” This famous aphorism belongs to the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge, who made his first appearance as the archetypal Christmas cynic in Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 classic A Christmas Carol.

Speaking Out: Youth must drive pro-life activism

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Despite the federal Liberals trying to legislate an end to crisis pregnancy centres, I stood in a crowd of 100 people outside Parliament on Nov. 24 to defend them.

Speaking Out: Is Christmas still about Christ?

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As the weather turns chillier and Halloween decorations give way to garlands and twinkling lights, modern society alerts us that Christmastime has arrived. It employs many techniques to achieve this effect, but they can all be categorized under one broad word: marketing. 

Speaking Out: Promising step to reconciliation

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One month ago, Pope Francis and the Vatican announced an upcoming papal visit to Canada to foster reconciliation with the country’s Indigenous populations in the aftermath of children being found in unmarked, residential school graves.

Speaking Out: The power of Indigenous voices

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As a Grade 11 student in Vanessa Pinto’s English Contemporary First Nations class at Loretto College Catholic Girls High School in Toronto, I appreciate learning about Indigenous history, traditions and relations with Canada.

Speaking Out: Catechism lessons begin at home

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Monkey see, monkey do. It is an idiom simply meaning children will learn their behaviour by copying what they see happening around them.

Speaking Out: Go to Joseph before it’s too late

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Dec. 8 will be the end of the historic Year of St. Joseph proclaimed by Pope Francis.