Youth Speak News

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.

Speaking Out: Lessons from Hiroshima

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I was reading Dennis Bocks’ The Ash Garden for English class last semester. The book follows the story of three main characters affected by the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima during the Second World War.

No youth should feel excluded from pre-synod, cardinal says

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VATICAN CITY - As the Catholic Church prepares to welcome youths from around the world to a preparatory meeting for the Synod of Bishops on youth, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri said the Church is using every means of communication available to listen to young people from all walks of life.

Speaking out: The real dignity of dying

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This past fall, my mother received a call from the care home in Yorkton, Sask., where her eldest sister was a resident. My mother was informed that her sister had taken a turn in health and there likely wasn’t much time left.