Youth Speak News

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. 

Street Gospel videos engage wide audience

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Reflecting on each week’s Gospel is more than a private experience for Catholic youth in Northern Ontario. It is a public witness. 

Pro-life group looking for ‘passionate’ leaders

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CALGARY -- Mount Royal University student Mikayla Bezooyen said she and her fellow MRU Pro-Life Club members relish engaging in sometimes heated conversations with pro-choice students who approach them on campus.

Creator has starring role on Catholic college stage

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At Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College, theatre is as much about keeping the Creator in the creation as it is about staging an entertaining production.

Canadian students join pro-life march in U.S.

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WASHINGTON, D.C -- For 12 students of an Ontario Catholic college, a pre-dawn wakeup call and 10-hour drive were small inconveniences in the large cause to support the inherent dignity of human life.

Northern reflections on a summer to remember

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Spending two weeks of your summer in a remote northern Saskatchewan community may not be everyone’s idea of vacation, but for Sean McGowan, the experience has left an impression that will likely last a lifetime.

There’s triumph and tears for youth in pro-life cause

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Presenting a pro-life talk to a small group of people in Thunder Bay, Ont., Danae Turgeon sounded earnest, and with good reason. Doing pro-life work means encountering a lot of opposition, she said.

Rise Up hits new heights in reaching out to youth

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Rise Up showed no signs of slowing down in its 20th year.