World Youth Day is still 11 months away, but Canadians have already had a taste of what to expect on the pilgrimage to Panama.

Published in Canada

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.

Published in YSN: Speaking Out
LONDON, Ont. – The reality of a priest shortage is hitting home for the Diocese of London and raising concerns about the future of youth ministry.
Published in Youth Speak News
As Canada’s bishop delegates prepare for this fall’s Synod on Young People in Rome, one objective is immediately clear — the voices of the young must take centre stage.
Published in Canada

Bishop Mark A. Hagemoen has been named the new bishop of the Diocese of Saskatoon.

Published in Canada

Youth ministry is about awakening souls and being alive in God’s love and mercy, said Dan Dematte, the keynote speaker at last week’s Canadian Catholic Youth Ministry Network conference.

Published in Youth Speak News

Before it was known as The Crew, the small youth group based in Charlottetown, PEI, was known as Mustard Seed with the idea that, like a mustard seed, the group would grow bigger and bigger.

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TORONTO – The Archdiocese of Toronto’s ultra-successful Family of Faith campaign is allowing parishes across the archdiocese to invest in their future.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

As journeys begin in our lives, we all start from humble beginnings, especially in our relationships with the Lord. That is exactly how the ministry of CFC-Youth for Christ began here in Canada.

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TORONTO - The Steubenville Toronto conference gets its “second kick at the can,” said Fr. Frank Portelli, as it follows last year’s successful launch with another highly anticipated conference.

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WASHINGTON - Matt Fradd, a popular Catholic speaker who said he has dedicated his life to fighting pornography, teamed up with longtime youth minister Mark Hart, known as the "Bible Geek," and LifeTeen to develop an app designed to assist young people find victory in their battle against porn.

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PHOTO GALLERY: YSN correspondent Kathleen Kennedy captured a ball hockey tournament hosted by the Montreal archdiocese in five frames.

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MONTREAL - The St. Thomas à Becket parish parking lot was completely full on May 23, with more than 300 excited ball hockey players, coaches, fans and volunteers. Some teams had matching jerseys, while others had roaring cheers — but the one thing all teams had in common was their exuberant spirit and excitement for their upcoming games.

Published in Youth Speak News
April 24, 2015

NET Canada turns 20!

Twenty years of youth ministry is a big deal, which is why NET Ministries of Canada decided to celebrate the milestone with a year-long celebration.

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LONDON, Ont. - Despite the winter winds howling outside, youth ministry specialist Dan Moynihan and his team are busy preparing to welcome hundreds of high school students to camp this summer.

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TORONTO - Young people aren’t the future of the Church, says Andrew Santos, they are the present. 

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