Youth Speak News

It’s no coincidence that the head is the first part of the body to be anointed or blessed when receiving sacraments.

YOUCAT for Kids - a good introduction to the Catholic Church

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“Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.” 

I came upon this Moroccan proverb in Bullets, Blood & Stones: The Journey of a Child Soldier, by Donna White. It made me realize how important it is to engage children in their Catholic faith at a young age. Children need a solid base in Catholic morality to develop their conscience and learn to love virtue. 

Camp aims to bring out the very best in boys

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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.

Youth Speak News Team 2019-2020

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The Catholic Register is pleased to introduce these 6 young people selected for this year’s YSN program.

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.