When I was elected student trustee for the Waterloo Catholic District School Board a year ago, I had no idea what to expect. What I have learned leaves me both grateful and hopeful.

Speaking Out: Never lose sight of the ultimate goal

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It has been one year since I graduated from the Bachelor of Commerce program at the University of Manitoba and I can’t help but think back to a time when I was drowning in the stress of exams. 

Speaking Out: Change the world by changing me

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When the afternoon of May 12 comes, I will walk across the stage, robed in a graduation gown, ready to take on the world. 

Speaking Out: Forgetting my faith was a mistake

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When I was younger, it wasn’t difficult for me to balance my faith with extra-curricular activities and family obligations. 

Speaking Out: Living by example of Bl. Pier Giorgio

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As I approach the end of my time in university, I have been doing a lot of thinking about those who have played an important role in my life through these years. Among those who have supported, inspired and encouraged me, one who stands out is Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati. 

Speaking Out: Vietnamese Archbishop Paul Đọc Văn Bùi lived the Gospel

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I was shocked when I learned of the death of Vietnamese Archbishop Paul Đọc Văn Bùi of Ho Chi Minh City. 

Speaking Out: My Lent with a spiritual director

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Maybe it’s just me, but it’s so easy to get lost in the little sacrifices and traditions of Lent, forgetting what the real point is behind them.

Speaking Out: I agree with Cardinal Sarah

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His Eminence Cardinal Robert Sarah is truly a fearless speaker. 

Speaking Out: Progress on my Lenten practice

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As Catholics, we’re challenged to pray daily. Apart from Sunday Mass, there are more possible ways to pray than I can even list, and I find it hard to decide what to focus on. 

Speaking Out: Being Catholic in a public school

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To my peers, it’s no big deal that I’m one of the few Catholics at my public high school, but to me, it’s a huge challenge.

Speaking Out: Fresh ideas for Canada and Church

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It has been a year of firsts for youth involvement.