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VANCOUVER – On a continent where some longtime religious communities are suffering a decline in numbers, at least one congregation is truly flourishing.

Published in Canada
The Catholic Register is pleased to introduce these 11 young people selected for this year’s YSN program.

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ANDREA DSOUZA

Vancouver, B.C.
Dsouza, 22, is a fourth-year Indigenous studies student at University of British Columbia.

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KATHLEENA HENRICUS

Mississauga, Ont.
Henricus, 15, is a Grade 10 student at Cawthra Park Secondary School.

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JANELLE LAFANTAISIE

Winnipeg, Man.

Lafantaisie, 24, is a photographer for Alice and Flore photography.

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GABRIELA PARISEAU

Barry's Bay, Ont. 
Pariseau, 21, is a third-year Catholic studies student at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College.

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VINCENT PHAM 

Toronto, Ont. 
Pham, 17, is a Grade 12 student at Chaminade College School.

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DECLAN RILEY 

Edmonton, Alta
Riley, 23, is a third-year journalism student at MacEwan University.

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DANIELLE RIVEST

London, Ont. 
Rivest, 22, is a first-year education student at Western University.

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MICHAEL ROMEN 

St. Catharines, Ont.
Romen, 24, is a third-year English and Classics student at Brock University

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ABIGAIL ST. PIERRER

Sault Ste Marie, Ont.
St. Pierre, 16, is a Gr. 11 student at St. Mary's College

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KATHERINE SZOJKA 

Sturgeon County, Alta. 
Szojka, 17, is a Gr. 12 student at St. Gabriel Online School.

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NICOLE VAZ 

Mississauga, Ont. 
Vaz, 16, is a Gr. 12 student at Fr. Michael Goetz Secondary School

Published in Youth Speak News

I was watching a comedy special by Chris D’Elia the other day where he joked about marriage and it really got me thinking. 

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

If anyone had asked me last summer about my plans after graduation, I would have said that I was going to move to the U.S. to complete a one-year postgraduate fellowship with a giant media company. 

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

The Lord God called to the man and said, “Where are you?”

Published in Register Columnists

VICTORIA, B.C. – Over the past 160 years, the Sisters of St. Ann have taught thousands of students, treated thousands more patients, and multiplied social justice efforts in B.C.

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EDMONTON – When a young Fr. Martin Carroll first came to Canada from England to help with a shortage of priests, he wasn’t expecting to stay for long. That was 42 years ago.

Published in Canada

Recently I was able to visit Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ont. This site is a national shrine consecrated to the Canadian Martyrs, a group of eight Jesuits who lived in community with the Huron people and who were tortured and killed for their faith. 

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

Sister’s passion for teaching served her well at Faith Connections

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VATICAN – A true bishop always stays close to his people, protecting them from "wolves" and from losing their way, Pope Francis said.
Published in Reflections

VANCOUVER – Living and working with a tight-knit family on a remote B.C. ranch was a recipe for vocation for Ken Anderson who will be ordained a priest this year.

Published in Call to Service
VATICAN – Religious and nonreligious people today must learn to engage in fair and objective dialogue so that they may unite the world and make it better as a whole, a young atheist said.
Published in International
There’s no doubt that Fr. Harrison Ayre believes in the beauty of priestly celibacy.
Published in International
Men and women contemplating a vocation to the priesthood, consecrated life or marriage should not be afraid because God wants only for them to experience the joy that comes from serving others, Pope Francis said.
Published in Faith
MISSION, B.C. – The 93-year-old hands of Fr. Dunstan Massey are carefully filling in the imperfections of what will soon be his newest art piece at Westminster Abbey in Mission.
Published in Features
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