Youth Speak News

The coronavirus is playing havoc with pretty well every aspect of operations at St. Francis Table which feeds those in need in Toronto’s west end.

Homeschoolers’ forum a safe Harbor for faith

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The constant challenge of giving today’s youth a Catholic upbringing is being met head on by an online website for Seton Home Study School students called Catholic Harbor (CH). 

Mission finds new ‘Light’

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Computer screens and Zoom calls have become the new operation zone for the university student missionary organization Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO).

ProjectYM Live providing welcome optimism

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Even when the stress, fear and confusion of life continue to pile up, Julia Shannon has uncovered a source of stability and positivity that she can turn to every week.

Virtual pro-life march inspires young supporters

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COVID-19 has shut down schools and halted public rallies, but it couldn’t stop young pro-lifers from supporting their cause at the second Toronto March for Life on May 15.

Churches have key role in educating millennials

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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.

Alpha Canada continues to offer gateway to faith

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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.

NET Ministries marches on

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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.

Steubenville has to wait

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The first week of July was shaping up to be a big one in the life of Arnold Cordova — then along came the COVID-19 outbreak.

Catholic students coping with a new landscape

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Saying goodbye to her friends and her school halfway through the second term was the last thing that 15-year-old Kaylyn Keays expected.

Crisis creates opportunity

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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.