Youth Speak News

Combine a little walk, a little prayer, three churches and group of young people from a variety of faiths, and you have the makings of a pretty interesting Sunday afternoon in downtown Toronto.

Toronto's school languages program celebrates students’ heritage

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Listening to a group of Toronto Catholic elementary students recite a poem in his native Portuguese, José Luís Carneiro couldn’t help but smile.

Toronto high school team cheers for Canada on world stage

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The joy of faith, while usually not associated with sports, can be seen in the journey of the Father John Redmond High School Redhawks cheerleading team.

Planting the seed of youth ministry in Charlottetown

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Before it was known as The Crew, the small youth group based in Charlottetown, PEI, was known as Mustard Seed with the idea that, like a mustard seed, the group would grow bigger and bigger.

Newman Centre offers students spiritual direction

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The Newman Centre is encouraging a new generation of leaders to strengthen their faith in God.

Interfaith student dialogue tackles role of women

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TORONTO – The rain outside failed to dampen the liveliness of interfaith fellowship in a University of Toronto conference room in late September.

Chris Bray band rocks St. Anthony’s parish

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BRAMPTON, ONT. – St. Anthony of Padua youth group hosted a charity concert on Sept. 23 with London-born worship singer Chris Bray to help mark the parish’s 40th anniversary.

St. Faustina play opens floodgates of mercy

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Leonardo Defillippis, director and founder of St. Luke Productions, has done something with his newest play that Shakespeare cannot — offer God’s mercy.

New program helps young refugees develop job skills and overcome barriers

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Refugee youth in Calgary are learning essential job skills through a new program run by the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS).

York students learn charity through volunteer work

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Echoes of Mother Teresa’s charity are reverberating in the Greater Toronto Area.

Pro-life group attains club status in court settlement

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A pro-life student group at Brandon University has won the right to operate on campus after a lawsuit against the school’s student union was settled out of court.