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The first week of July was shaping up to be a big one in the life of Arnold Cordova — then along came the COVID-19 outbreak.

Catholic students coping with a new landscape

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Saying goodbye to her friends and her school halfway through the second term was the last thing that 15-year-old Kaylyn Keays expected.

Crisis creates opportunity

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CALGARY -- The Calgary-based charity Access52 was fully immersed in providing teens, parents and teachers from Catholic and public schools with live motivational events when the COVID-19 pandemic slammed the doors shut on its audience.

Patron saint of youth model of ‘holy boldness’

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Young Catholics seeking a role model on how to serve God during the COVID-19 pandemic can look to St. Aloysius Gonzaga, the patron saint of youth.

Campus pro-life group launches webinar series

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The quarantine measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 have ground the National Campus Life Network’s (NCLN) face-to-face activism to a halt, but not its voice.

Youth looking to faith to cope with pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing Catholic youth around the world to cope with Mass cancellations, isolation and increasing fear. Yet even in this darkness, their faith is lighting the way. 

Feeding the faith online

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Young Catholics wishing to enrich their relationship with God during the COVID-19 pandemic should have no problem discovering that there is a slew of quality online resources at their disposal — and more options are materializing by the day. 

Teen emerges as voice for climate change action

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Making an impact in the world doesn’t have to be an accomplishment reserved for the later years of life. At 16, Haana Edenshaw has already made considerable strides towards raising environmental awareness and protecting her land.

Rally challenges youth to make the most of risk

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For Christy Dupuis, Catholic speaker and mother extraordinaire, the Lift Jesus Higher Rally was an opportunity for young people to do just that — go a little higher.

Friars’ writing contest brings out students’ best

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For Evelia Raphael, the subject matter of the annual Friars’ Student Writing Contest in The Catholic Register hit real close to home.

Troubadours raise curtain on their love of theatre

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A play featuring gangsters and gamblers doesn’t immediately conjure up many Christian images, but Guys and Dolls isn’t your typical play.