Youth Speak News

Every woman has her own experience with veiling. Except for her wedding, or if she’s fortunate enough to meet the Pope, some women may never wear a veil.

Virus exposes online concerns

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When COVID-19 necessitated the shut down of schools for months, Canadian educators were forced to reinvent their course delivery on the fly.   

Speaking Out: Our overlooked COVID heroes

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Over the last four months, the world has become reacquainted with what’s important in life. For everything we’ve lost, COVID-19 has compelled us to take an introspective look at our priorities and what jobs and provided necessities society on the whole now regard as essential.

St. Francis Table support down due to coronavirus

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The coronavirus is playing havoc with pretty well every aspect of operations at St. Francis Table which feeds those in need in Toronto’s west end.

Speaking Out: Valuable lessons found in isolation

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Daily life has been defined by change and adaptability since COVID-19 shut down life as we know it back in March. I used to be able to attend school at St. Joseph’s Morrow Park Secondary School in North York, go shopping, attend Mass and, most importantly, I could not only see, but could hug my friends and family.

Homeschoolers’ forum a safe Harbor for faith

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The constant challenge of giving today’s youth a Catholic upbringing is being met head on by an online website for Seton Home Study School students called Catholic Harbor (CH). 

Speaking Out: Using talents to change the world

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Capes and feats of strength, or perhaps great speeches and political influence — these are images associated with the heroes we envision changing the world around us. 

Mission finds new ‘Light’

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Computer screens and Zoom calls have become the new operation zone for the university student missionary organization Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO).

Speaking Out: Reflections on a year of turmoil

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With so much going on around the world, I am feeling pretty overwhelmed.

ProjectYM Live providing welcome optimism

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Even when the stress, fear and confusion of life continue to pile up, Julia Shannon has uncovered a source of stability and positivity that she can turn to every week.

Speaking Out: Morality suffers in pandemic, too

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During this time, people are rightly concerned with the dangers of COVID-19. However, there is another problem that has arisen during this confusing time.