Youth Speak News

EDMONTON – Named after the patron saint of the Internet, St. Isidore Catholic Learning Centre in Sherwood Park, Alta., is far from a traditional school setting. 

Survey is digging deep into youth homelessness

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How young people end up homeless and what happens to them once they’re on the street are basic questions for those who want to end homelessness. 

Toronto youth celebrate faith-filled New Year’s Eve

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Ringing in the New Year looked very different for a group of 20-somethings at St. Edward the Confessor Church in Toronto. 

2018: Year of Youth

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Youth issues took centre stage in the Catholic Church this year, and it’s very likely they will stay there in the new year.

Brebeuf College celebrates first football season in 37 years

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Brebeuf College School’s football teams only won one game this year, but it will still go down as a championship season.

Kids with learning needs get a confidence boost

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VANCOUVER – A pilot project launched last year for children with learning disabilities is making waves in the local Catholic school system.

New school program forms young disciples in Toronto

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Coming from a public elementary school, Kayla Mia Adato was unsure what to expect when she attended the Young Disciples day retreat with 120 fellow students. 

Young adults discuss abuse scandals within Church

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Discussing Church scandals at a pub was unusual for Fr. Jack Costello, but the informal setting allowed young adults to learn about scandals in a safe and social environment.

Knights of Columbus hockey empowers Edmonton youth

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Bruce Lamer has carved a career out of the sport he loves, and he says he owes much of it to the Knights of Columbus. 

Pembroke diocese expands Theology of the Body program for students

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BARRY'S BAY, Ont. – Every week, Kayla Pires travels 70 kilometres to St. Hedwig’s Parish in Barry’s Bay, Ont., so she can learn more about her faith. 

Youth Speak News team recaps the Youth Synod

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From Oct. 3-28, our YSN reporting team followed the discussions taking place in Rome at the Synod of Bishops on young people. Below, a few members from across the country share their own thoughts.