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I often sit in on St. Michael’s Choir School Concerts and Music Ministries listening to the Baroque, Gregorian and Renaissance pieces accompanied by a loud organ, thinking about what kind of people enjoy this type of music.

Camp puts Jesus on gridiron

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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Boys on the sideline of the football practice field at Cretin-Derham Hall High School this summer fell silent one afternoon as they waited for the football camp’s afternoon session to start.

Speaking Out: Science and faith are compatible

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You are sitting at your desk and are presented with a simple, ordinary box. You are curious as to its contents, and decide to open it. 

Youth Speak News Team 2019-2020

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The Catholic Register is pleased to introduce these 6 young people selected for this year’s YSN program.

Catholic convert shares a message of hope

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Benjamin Turland has become a prominent figure for Catholic youth over the years, but it wasn’t always that way. 

Speaking Out: YSN encore brings more blessings

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My time at The Catholic Register truly ended up being the product of an act of God. 

Youth Church leaders attend forum in Rome

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After four days of meetings in Rome with fellow youth leaders from around the world, Canada’s representatives returned with at least one overriding lesson: There’s a lot of work to do.

Speaking Out: Pilgrimage is an expression of faith and culture

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This summer has been the most unique and beautiful season I have experienced. My colleague and I lived in Wollaston Lake, Sask., a Dene reserve in northern Saskatchewan, working with Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and groups, connecting partners to nurture healing, empower youth and foster leadership through the Northern Bridge Community Partnership for the past two months.

Discerning vocations faces several barriers

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Fear is the number one obstacle for young people discerning religious vocations, says Sr. Helena Burns. 

Speaking Out: Cross much more than fashion item

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Has the symbol of the cross lost its relevance in today’s world?

Making a new start at summer camp

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Maria Pham has been going to summer camp with St. Thomas Thiện’s chapter of the Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Movement for 11 years, but she couldn’t help feeling a little like a rookie this year.