Canada’s seminaries have survived the spring onslaught of COVID-19, but they’re looking across the wide expanse of summer holidays and wondering what the future holds.

Published in Canada

The ratings for the Daily TV Mass are sure to decline in the near future, and Deacon Michael Walsh is OK with that.

Published in Canada

In a world offering Canadian youth an abundance of choice, it’s up to religious institutions to help the future leaders of society characterize what constitutes a great choice, says sociologist Joel Thiessen.

Published in Youth Speak News

No one is saying closing church doors was a good thing, but it did open another door to an online world for faith communities that will likely continue to grow long after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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At a time when mother nature has “sent us to our rooms” (as one viral post put it), the digital world has opened its arms wide to embrace us. It is a reality that I have been reflecting on during this pandemic.

Published in Register Columnists

Alpha evangelistic courses have been engaging both young and old in what it means to be Christian for over 40 years — and a pandemic wasn’t about to stop that mission.

Published in Youth Speak News

OTTAWA -- Canadians were urged not to be afraid to speak out to protect life from the moment of conception until a natural death during the first ever online National March for Life on May 14.

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Before COVID-19 essentially shut the world down in the middle of March, the young adult missionaries who serve National Evangelization Teams (NET) Canada were fully immersed in sharing the message of God’s love with Catholic youth at live retreats across the country.

Published in Youth Speak News

Daily Mass is looking a lot different for Fr. Mario Infante during the coronavirus pandemic.

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It’s not every day the Pope is thankful to be “scolded” by one of his bishops but, of course, these are not ordinary days.

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CALGARY -- The Calgary-based charity Access52 was fully immersed in providing teens, parents and teachers from Catholic and public schools with live motivational events when the COVID-19 pandemic slammed the doors shut on its audience.

Published in Youth Speak News

OTTAWA -- The annual National March for Life planned for May 14 in the nation’s capital has been cancelled.

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VANCOUVER -- A peaceful spiritual event in Vancouver became a traumatizing one when at least a dozen people hijacked an online prayer group with shouting and obscene images.

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Across Canada, COVID-cloistered Canadians plugged in throughout Holy Week in big numbers to view Mass at home on TV and over the Internet.

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In the early 1980s, Canadian music icon Anne Murray released her classic country song, “A Little Good News,” in response to suffering she witnessed in society. 

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