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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.

St. Isidore bringing out the best in its students

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EDMONTON – Named after the patron saint of the Internet, St. Isidore Catholic Learning Centre in Sherwood Park, Alta., is far from a traditional school setting. 

Speaking Out: My WYD dreams have to wait

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When I found out about World Youth Day Panama I was beyond excited. 

Survey is digging deep into youth homelessness

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How young people end up homeless and what happens to them once they’re on the street are basic questions for those who want to end homelessness. 

Speaking Out: Don't try to make me feel better

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I can’t stand it when someone says, “I believe in Jesus, not people.” 

Speaking Out: Rethinking your New Year goals

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Did you know Jan. 12 is known as Quitters’ Day? According to Strava, a social network for athletes, this is the fateful day when most people report failing their New Year’s goals.

Toronto youth celebrate faith-filled New Year’s Eve

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Ringing in the New Year looked very different for a group of 20-somethings at St. Edward the Confessor Church in Toronto. 

Speaking Out: The new year is for spiritual growth

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It is easy for me to search the Internet for “experts” who will tell me exactly what I should do to fix my life this year.