Youth Speak News

We live in a country where we are told what to believe, we are pressured to conform, and our religious freedoms are gradually being taken away.

Speaking Out: The problem of perfectionism

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Recently I found myself struggling while writing a paper for class. I had been focused on a specific section, writing and rewriting a paragraph with seemingly no success. No matter what I tried, I wasn’t satisfied with what I wrote. Frustrated, I stepped away from my laptop to take a break.

Young people are returning to traditional faith practices

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In a vast sanctuary filled with kneeling Catholics, the light catches on a single ivory veil, draped over the head of a young woman in prayer.

How to multiply the power of God

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The annual Friars’ Student Writing Awards, sponsored by The Catholic Register and the Franciscan Friars of Atonement Graymoor, produced some stellar essays this year, three of which earned special recognition.

Where there is love, there is hope

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The annual Friars’ Student Writing Awards, sponsored by The Catholic Register and the Franciscan Friars of Atonement Graymoor, produced some stellar essays this year, three of which earned special recognition.

Walking in Jesus’ footsteps

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The annual Friars’ Student Writing Awards, sponsored by The Catholic Register and the Franciscan Friars of Atonement Graymoor, produced some stellar essays this year, three of which earned special recognition.

Youth answer call for Christian unity in Friars’ Writing Contest

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Every year, young writers from across Ontario impress the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Graymoor and The Catholic Register with their insight into the themes of Christian unity.

Speaking out: We can feed the world's hungry

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In our world today, it seems that food is everywhere, but there is not a bite to eat.

London youth to benefit from amalgamation, diocese says

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LONDON, Ont. – The reality of a priest shortage is hitting home for the Diocese of London and raising concerns about the future of youth ministry.

Speaking out: Offering my gifts at Sunday Mass

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I believe it is natural for people to go through a period where they don’t feel the desire or the need to go to Church.

Mississauga youth encounter relic of their patron saint

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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – When 15-year-old Shania Netto sees the glass-encased arm of St. Francis Xavier, she sees the instrument that converted thousands of her ancestors.