Youth Speak News

WARSAW, Poland – Growing poverty among young people across Europe is impeding access to fundamental rights and intensifying feelings of injustice and hopelessness, a new report warns. 

Speaking Out: My Lent with a spiritual director

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Maybe it’s just me, but it’s so easy to get lost in the little sacrifices and traditions of Lent, forgetting what the real point is behind them.

Teens inspired by roles in parish Passion plays

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The story of Good Friday feels even more real when you’ve lived it, even if it’s only in a play. 

Speaking Out: I agree with Cardinal Sarah

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His Eminence Cardinal Robert Sarah is truly a fearless speaker. 

UPEI students take faith in action in Honduras

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Early in the morning, Sely Teruel walks along hilly, cloud-covered mountains and dusty slopes to get to her school in Sánta Barbara, Honduras, during the week. She lives in one of the surrounding villages so the trek to and from school is about an hour each way. 

Speaking Out: Progress on my Lenten practice

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As Catholics, we’re challenged to pray daily. Apart from Sunday Mass, there are more possible ways to pray than I can even list, and I find it hard to decide what to focus on. 

Seat of Wisdom College hosts vocations week

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When it comes to discerning vocations, there are always going to be fears because no one knows what tomorrow brings. But whatever your vocation is, joy is the ultimate aim.

Speaking Out: Being Catholic in a public school

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To my peers, it’s no big deal that I’m one of the few Catholics at my public high school, but to me, it’s a huge challenge.

Lift Jesus Higher Rally livens faith of youth

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Adorabelle Namigadde was looking for love in all the wrong places.

Speaking Out: Fresh ideas for Canada and Church

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It has been a year of firsts for youth involvement.

Give up or give more? Lenten practices of young people today

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Kelsey Jennings is doing something a little different for Lent this year. Instead of abstaining from something for her Lenten observance, she decided to add to her daily devotion.