Youth Speak News

Riley McGuire has some fond memories of summer camp life. Now he’s hoping to create new ones for the next generation.

Coming closer to God at Holy Angels Grotto

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When Fr. Terry Sawchuk talks about the potential of the Holy Angels Grotto to bring togetherness to the world, it’s more than a divine wish. It is literally built right into its foundations.

Camp puts Jesus on gridiron

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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Boys on the sideline of the football practice field at Cretin-Derham Hall High School this summer fell silent one afternoon as they waited for the football camp’s afternoon session to start.

Catholic convert shares a message of hope

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Benjamin Turland has become a prominent figure for Catholic youth over the years, but it wasn’t always that way. 

Youth Church leaders attend forum in Rome

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After four days of meetings in Rome with fellow youth leaders from around the world, Canada’s representatives returned with at least one overriding lesson: There’s a lot of work to do.

Discerning vocations faces several barriers

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Fear is the number one obstacle for young people discerning religious vocations, says Sr. Helena Burns. 

Making a new start at summer camp

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Maria Pham has been going to summer camp with St. Thomas Thiện’s chapter of the Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Movement for 11 years, but she couldn’t help feeling a little like a rookie this year.

YSN Summer Reads 2019

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Summer is here which means the busyness of the school year is gone. It’s the perfect time to unplug from the real world and curl up with a good book. That’s why The Catholic Register and Youth Speak News have put together a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young book lovers will love.

Fr. Favin ministered to the best of both worlds

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Fresh from his ordination into the priesthood in 2017, Fr. Favin Alemão found himself at the centre of what seemed to be two different worlds: as associate pastor at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica and minister to the Ryerson University Catholic Students Association. 

Sharing pints with priests

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Madeline Dawson knew she could count on the Jesuits to throw a great party. 

Growing up with a saint

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Chela Torres said attending the Mass felt like a dream.