Youth Speak News

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. 

2018: Year of Youth

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Youth issues took centre stage in the Catholic Church this year, and it’s very likely they will stay there in the new year.

Speaking Out: Our persecuted brothers and sisters

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We hear much about the situation of the persecuted Christians in the Middle East, but lets not forget about the persecution of Christians in Asian countries. 

Brebeuf College celebrates first football season in 37 years

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Brebeuf College School’s football teams only won one game this year, but it will still go down as a championship season.

Kids with learning needs get a confidence boost

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VANCOUVER – A pilot project launched last year for children with learning disabilities is making waves in the local Catholic school system.

Speaking Out: When it's hard to accept God's plan

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Winter is here and I’m excited for the Advent season, but everyone who knows me knows that I love summer and I start counting down the days way too early.

Speaking Out: Everything is on purpose

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Finding the perfect parking spot, receiving a free coffee at work or just having a day in which you feel really great. 

New school program forms young disciples in Toronto

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Coming from a public elementary school, Kayla Mia Adato was unsure what to expect when she attended the Young Disciples day retreat with 120 fellow students. 

Speaking Out: Discerning marriage at 22

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It wasn’t anything out of the ordinary. I was standing in his dining room, watching him make his family laugh. He was kind to his parents and he was helpful to his sister. Most important, he was the same person to them as he was to me. And I thought to myself, “I’m going to marry him someday.” 

Young adults discuss abuse scandals within Church

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Discussing Church scandals at a pub was unusual for Fr. Jack Costello, but the informal setting allowed young adults to learn about scandals in a safe and social environment.