Youth Speak News

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.

Speaking out: Relativism can damage society

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I never knew relativism caused damage to society until I learned about it in a Grade 10 religion class last year. Since then, I have been discouraged about what I’ve seen happen in society.

Rise Up inspires students to evangelize from sea to sea

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OTTAWA – There was a killer at the door when Immaculée Ilibagiza discovered how much trust she had in God.

Student work featured at Star Wars premiere

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It was only a quick 30 seconds of fame, but when those 30 seconds is in front of a VIP audience at a Star Wars premiere, it’s hard not to beam with pride.

Speaking out: A new year to renew my faith

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As I enter the first week of 2018, I fear that a lot of my New Year’s resolutions, like exercising and not procrastinating on school assignments, will waver.

Speaking out: Small ways to celebrate Christ

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This time of transitioning from Advent to Christmas is a time when you can truly evaluate how well you prepare for Christ’s coming.

High school students bring Christmas cheer to needy

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It was like a movie scene of elves working in Santa’s workshop.