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Changing the world through art

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VivianaAustudillo_Clavijo.jpgTORONTO - Within the last few months 17-year-old student Viviana Astudillo-Clavijo of Loretto College School in Toronto has dined with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and mingled with Governor General Michaelle Jean. Her passion for art and her efforts to help the community won Astudillo-Clavijo the Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case (Youth Award) on Oct. 17.

Latin Mass appeals to youth

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latin_missal.jpgOTTAWA - Catholics who attend Mass in Latin are not merely those who can remember it since before it was discontinued after the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s.

Youth inspire Sr. Sue Moran

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SisterSueMoran.jpgTORONTO - Call her the Mother Teresa of Canada. However, when addressed by this title, Sr. Susan Moran, or Sue as she is more affectionately known, protests saying that she is far too little to be compared to such a great person. This is just one indication of the humility with which Moran carries herself.

Retreat draws Maritime youth

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skit.jpgAMHERST, N.S. - Going to a Raising up an Army youth retreat is a typical activity for cousins Karyn and Hannah Brown, students at Three Oaks Senior High in Summerside, P.E.I. They have each attended six retreats, the most recent one on Oct. 19-21 at Between the Hearts Renewal Centre in Amherst, N.S.

Miming the mining message

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Theatre2.jpgTORONTO - Student actors took to the streets in Toronto, Ottawa, Peterborough and Edmonton in late October and early November to raise awareness about the need to regulate Canadian mining practices abroad.

Youth minister leads teens closer to Christ

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DARTMOUTH, N.S. - At a time when teen violence throughout the Halifax region consistently makes the headlines, one man works hard to bring teens closer to Christ, one at a time.

Canadian teens overworked

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{mosimage}TORONTO - Teenagers carry a heavier workload than people often give them credit for.

York chaplaincy creates family atmosphere

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TORONTO - In a corner of the seemingly far-removed fourth floor of York University’s Student Centre lies a precious and sacred gem known as the Catholic Chaplaincy at York University (CCY).  It’s a site that is a second home for many a student at York.

Youth party in parish parking lot

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{mosimage}WOODBRIDGE, Ont. - The St. Margaret Mary Church parking lot was abuzz with activity during the first ever day-long Youth Festival in September hosted by the parish’s youth group.

Catholic makes her mark on Canadian mining

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{mosimage}TORONTO - The Young Liberals of Ontario are urging the Liberal Party to regulate Canadian mining companies operating abroad.