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Riley McGuire has some fond memories of summer camp life. Now he’s hoping to create new ones for the next generation.

Speaking Out: Finding discernment at Madonna House

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It’s easy to seek an answer and to call your search for it “discernment.” It is much harder to allow that search to become an unrelenting desire to accept God’s will in your life.

Coming closer to God at Holy Angels Grotto

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When Fr. Terry Sawchuk talks about the potential of the Holy Angels Grotto to bring togetherness to the world, it’s more than a divine wish. It is literally built right into its foundations.

Speaking Out: The gift that was Sr. Mary Clarence

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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.