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Frater Marlon Bobier Vargas knew that his calling was to teach and to serve, but what he didn’t know was that his classroom went beyond the confines of four walls. 

Speaking Out: VeggieTales -- A new era

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Calling all VeggieTales fans! If you have ever wished for more VeggieTales content, then you’re in luck. 

The spiritual battle of treating your mental health

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It’s no coincidence that the head is the first part of the body to be anointed or blessed when receiving sacraments.

YOUCAT for Kids - a good introduction to the Catholic Church

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“Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.” 

I came upon this Moroccan proverb in Bullets, Blood & Stones: The Journey of a Child Soldier, by Donna White. It made me realize how important it is to engage children in their Catholic faith at a young age. Children need a solid base in Catholic morality to develop their conscience and learn to love virtue. 

Camp aims to bring out the very best in boys

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Riley McGuire has some fond memories of summer camp life. Now he’s hoping to create new ones for the next generation.

Speaking Out: Finding discernment at Madonna House

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It’s easy to seek an answer and to call your search for it “discernment.” It is much harder to allow that search to become an unrelenting desire to accept God’s will in your life.

Coming closer to God at Holy Angels Grotto

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When Fr. Terry Sawchuk talks about the potential of the Holy Angels Grotto to bring togetherness to the world, it’s more than a divine wish. It is literally built right into its foundations.

Speaking Out: The gift that was Sr. Mary Clarence

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I often sit in on St. Michael’s Choir School Concerts and Music Ministries listening to the Baroque, Gregorian and Renaissance pieces accompanied by a loud organ, thinking about what kind of people enjoy this type of music.

Camp puts Jesus on gridiron

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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Boys on the sideline of the football practice field at Cretin-Derham Hall High School this summer fell silent one afternoon as they waited for the football camp’s afternoon session to start.

Speaking Out: Science and faith are compatible

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You are sitting at your desk and are presented with a simple, ordinary box. You are curious as to its contents, and decide to open it. 

Youth Speak News Team 2019-2020

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The Catholic Register is pleased to introduce these 6 young people selected for this year’s YSN program.