Youth Speak News

A new movement is beginning at the Archdiocese of Winnipeg and it’s looking for young creatives to take up this project with them. 

Speaking Out: Lessons from Catholic media

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Recent revelations that Fr. Thomas Rosica admitted to committing plagiarism came as a surprise to me, having over the years read a number of his books and articles. 

Speaking Out: The beauty of Adoration

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I remember my first experience of Adoration very vividly. 

It’s ‘sainthood or bust’ for young seminarian

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What if Catholic men are set apart from the rest of the men in the world?

Speaking Out: Homilies that attract youth

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It’s no secret that the Catholic Church is not a “young kids’ game.” 

Winnipeg youth combats mental health stigma

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Regina Contreras was in her second year at Red River College in Winnipeg when she found herself talking with a friend last summer about their struggles with anxiety and depression. 

Speaking Out: Valentine’s Day is for all love

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Another Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and sometimes it feels like just another excuse for the greeting card industry to make a grab for your money. Though biblical in origin, the sweet secular sentiments of love have been overshadowed by pressure to be in a relationship, purchase grocery-store flowers and indulge the chocolate makers.

Surrey community rallies behind new Catholic school

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The Saint John Paul II Academy community is larger than the school’s modest membership would seem to suggest.

Speaking Out: Taking a stand against abortion

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I don’t handle conflict well, especially when it comes to social media. I don’t like to engage in online arguments. I don’t like to throw my opinion in the circle. It scares me. It makes me uneasy. 

Catholic teen speaks out against child exploitation

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Mira Gillis wants to be a voice for the voiceless and she’s not going to stop until she is heard.

Speaking Out: Catholic schools make me thankful

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As I enter my last semester in Alberta’s publicly-funded Catholic schools, I am, more than ever, thankful for the Catholic education I have received.