Jean Ko Din, The Catholic Register

Jean Ko Din, The Catholic Register

Jean Ko Din is Youth Editor at The Catholic Register.

You can reach her at jean.kodin@catholicregister.org or 416-934-3410 ext. 403.

A parish’s first job is to serve its community, said Fr. Michael Machacek of Nativity of Our Lord Parish in Etobicoke, Ont.

Canada’s homeless youth population is younger and more diverse than their American counterparts, but they are just as vulnerable of becoming trafficking victims.

Lucila Cordovero, or Lola Lucing as I call her, is very petite. Every day, she sits in the same bamboo rocking chair by the window of her bedroom, listening to the buzz of her radio novellas. Her right hand is always clutching a small promotional fan someone gave her years ago.

A tragic death is inspiring others to help save lives in their own community.

Msgr. Ambrose Sheehy wanted to be a priest for as long as he could remember.

While Pope Francis and countless thousands of Catholics flock to Portugal this week to celebrate one of the most famous Marian devotions in the world, a little piece of Fatima can be found in the Archdiocese of Toronto.

What do you say to a stranger who changed your life?

Stephanie Photopoulos always taught her students at school and at the dance studio that their bodies should be loved and cherished. Now, the young Catholic hopes to prove it to them on stage.

Who we are as Christians is not defined by our sexual orientation, said Deacon Hilmar Pabel. Who we are, fundamentally, are God’s children.

TORONTO – Youth ministers are in demand at the Archdiocese of Toronto and the Office of Catholic Youth is trying to keep up.

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    July 26, 2016: The shrine of the Black Madonna was opened to World Youth Day pilgrims so that they could venerate the miraculous image up close. (Photo by Jean Ko Din)


    Follow our reporter Jean Ko Din as she photographs her journey to Krakow, Poland for the 2016 World Youth Day.