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COVID-19 has shut down schools and halted public rallies, but it couldn’t stop young pro-lifers from supporting their cause at the second Toronto March for Life on May 15.

Churches have key role in educating millennials

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In a world offering Canadian youth an abundance of choice, it’s up to religious institutions to help the future leaders of society characterize what constitutes a great choice, says sociologist Joel Thiessen.

Alpha Canada continues to offer gateway to faith

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Alpha evangelistic courses have been engaging both young and old in what it means to be Christian for over 40 years — and a pandemic wasn’t about to stop that mission.

NET Ministries marches on

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Before COVID-19 essentially shut the world down in the middle of March, the young adult missionaries who serve National Evangelization Teams (NET) Canada were fully immersed in sharing the message of God’s love with Catholic youth at live retreats across the country.

Steubenville has to wait

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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.