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ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Digital devices are competing with parents in forming relationships with their children, says a parenting expert.

Speaking Out: Bring out the ‘Catholic’ in Catholic education

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I am a product of the Catholic education system and if you were to ask me what I learned in high school I would tell you I didn’t learn enough about my faith.

Youth challenged to learn more about crisis in Syria

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Students in Toronto need to know what's happening in Syria, said Loua Almously, who shared his own refugee experience at the annual Youth for Others Day.

Toronto archdiocese tries to keep up with demand for youth ministers

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

Speaking Out: Climate change is a moral crisis

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I am almost completely removed from nature in my daily life. I don’t have to worry about where my water is coming from and the food I eat is easily accessible at the supermarket. My life, and the lives of my family and friends, are not in any immediate danger because of global warming.

Brampton's St. Anthony’s youth help lead outdoor Stations of the Cross

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Without the suffering and bloodshed of the Passion of Christ, we could not receive His mercy and forgiveness. For the last 27 years, St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Brampton, Ont., has put on a outdoor Stations of the Cross throughout the city.

Speaking Out: Of science and miracles

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He is risen! Truly, He is risen! We have just begun our celebration of the most incredible miracle of all time — the miracle of Easter.

Guelph students at home in Newman chaplaincy

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When Hannah Haasen walks into Newman Centre Guelph, there might be students cooking in the kitchen, confession being heard in the next room and a lively conversation going on in front of the old-fashioned fireplace.

Speaking Out: How I serve the domestic Church

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It has been one year since Amoris Laetitia was released and Pope Francis’ apostolic letter remains just as relevant today.

At Calling All Girls conference, moms, daughters learn about real girl power

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Mothers and daughters were brought together on March 24 to learn more about successes and struggles that have defined the growing empowerment of women.