Youth Speak News

For many Canadians, hand-me-down clothes from siblings or cousins were a natural part of growing up. However, not everyone is fortunate enough to have relatives to lean on.

Queen's University students reject fast fashion with clothing drive

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The sense of sisterhood was definitely palpable at Newman House Chaplaincy on Jan. 28.

Young people are returning to traditional faith practices

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In a vast sanctuary filled with kneeling Catholics, the light catches on a single ivory veil, draped over the head of a young woman in prayer.

London youth to benefit from amalgamation, diocese says

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LONDON, Ont. – The reality of a priest shortage is hitting home for the Diocese of London and raising concerns about the future of youth ministry.

Mississauga youth encounter relic of their patron saint

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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – When 15-year-old Shania Netto sees the glass-encased arm of St. Francis Xavier, she sees the instrument that converted thousands of her ancestors.

Rise Up inspires students to evangelize from sea to sea

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OTTAWA – There was a killer at the door when Immaculée Ilibagiza discovered how much trust she had in God.

Student work featured at Star Wars premiere

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It was only a quick 30 seconds of fame, but when those 30 seconds is in front of a VIP audience at a Star Wars premiere, it’s hard not to beam with pride.

High school students bring Christmas cheer to needy

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It was like a movie scene of elves working in Santa’s workshop.

Youth pro-life groups are hopeful despite censorship

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The most effective strategy for the pro-life movement is to show abortion photos on campuses and public spaces, says a director of the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform (CCBR).

Seat of Wisdom attracts influx of new students

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Degree-granting status has given Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College an elevated place in higher education, but that’s not why Elizabeth Jordan chose to enrol.

Vietnamese youth return to cultural roots at concert

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While Christmas is for the family, Advent is for the parish.