Youth Speak News

The Catholic Register is pleased to introduce our new Youth Speak News team for 2017-2018. These 12 young people were selected from a very qualified number of applicants to The Register’s successful YSN program.

Vietnamese youth scream for Ice Cream Sundays

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The idea began as a way for Fr. Joseph Tap Tran’s parishioners to beat the heat.

Fellowship, fun and frisbee

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Ten years ago, youth minister John MacMullen could never have imagined the power of a frisbee.

Youth continue mission at home after Steubenville

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Last summer, Kyle Peralta felt God’s power moving within him during his time with Franciscan LEAD.

High schooler's video gives back to beloved St. Francis Table

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What started out as a Grade 10 Civics video project became a new way for Émile Constantin to connect with the memory of his beloved great uncle.

YSN Reads: 2017 Summer Reading List (Part 2)

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The Catholic Register’s Youth Speak News is celebrating the warm weather with a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young book lovers might enjoy for summer reading. Check out what our youth writers are saying about the newest books in youth and young adult literature. Click here to read part one of YSN's summer reading list.

Millennial Summit affirms role of religious faith in Canada

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OTTAWA – Faith has helped shape Canada for its first 150 years and there’s a youthful next generation that wants to make sure it is just as influential for the next 150.

YSN Reads: 2017 Summer Reading List (Part 1)

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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 the Youth Speak News team have put together a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young book lovers might enjoy for summer reading. Check back next issue for more recommendations.

History comes alive for students on Europe trip

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Senior high school students will spend a summer that’s less ordinary as they depart on a three-week whirlwind tour of Europe — a trip of a lifetime that also happens to be worth two high school credits.

Pope Francis: Help youth see blessings of adulthood

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ROME – Instead of “pretending to be adolescents,” parents must help young people see the blessing of growing into adulthood, Pope Francis told priests, religious, catechists and parish council members from the Diocese of Rome.