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For the last year and a half, a friend and I have run a small faith-sharing group for young women. It has turned out to be a far more important experience to my faith than I ever imagined.

Speaking Out: Lessons from summer camp


When I was hired as a camp counsellor earlier this year I expected the job to come with great rewards and great challenges. I didn’t expect one of the challenges would force me to actually grow in my Christian life.

Youth continue mission at home after Steubenville


Last summer, Kyle Peralta felt God’s power moving within him during his time with Franciscan LEAD.

Speaking Out: The dangers of gossip


We live in a culture that glorifies gossip, from celebrity tabloids and reality TV to the rumour mill in our own personal circles at school, work, home and on social media.

High schooler's video gives back to beloved St. Francis Table


What started out as a Grade 10 Civics video project became a new way for Émile Constantin to connect with the memory of his beloved great uncle.

Speaking Out: Food and family go together


Despite our busy and often conflicting schedules, my parents, brother and I try to eat at least one meal a day together. During this time, we share stories, make jokes and catch up on each other’s lives.

YSN Reads: 2017 Summer Reading List (Part 2)


The Catholic Register’s Youth Speak News is celebrating the warm weather with a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young book lovers might enjoy for summer reading. Check out what our youth writers are saying about the newest books in youth and young adult literature. Click here to read part one of YSN's summer reading list.

Millennial Summit affirms role of religious faith in Canada


OTTAWA – Faith has helped shape Canada for its first 150 years and there’s a youthful next generation that wants to make sure it is just as influential for the next 150.

YSN Reads: 2017 Summer Reading List (Part 1)


Summer is here which means the busyness of the school year is gone. It’s the perfect time to unplug from the real world and curl up with a good book. That’s why The Catholic Register and the Youth Speak News team have put together a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young book lovers might enjoy for summer reading. Check back next issue for more recommendations.

History comes alive for students on Europe trip


Senior high school students will spend a summer that’s less ordinary as they depart on a three-week whirlwind tour of Europe — a trip of a lifetime that also happens to be worth two high school credits.