Youth Speak News

Life has a knack for continuously shaping our perspectives, for changing how we view the world through exposure to new experiences and ideas. These changes can be gradual or arrive in a sudden rush of mind-blowing revelation, as happened when my life was changed by my visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

Youth Rally igniting the flame of mercy with young people

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Hundreds of youth between Grades 7-12 from across Southwestern Ontario gathered on May 21at C.Y.O. Camp Brebeuf in Rockton, Ont. for the first annual youth rally organized by the Diocese of Hamilton.

CFC-Youth for Christ encourages creativity at annual conference

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As journeys begin in our lives, we all start from humble beginnings, especially in our relationships with the Lord. That is exactly how the ministry of CFC-Youth for Christ began here in Canada.

Managing finances like a saint

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TORONTO – Living in a materialistic world of impulse buying and celebrity culture, Quentin Schesnuik acknowledges how easily we are moved away from God. But by integrating faith with finances, we have the choice to treat our material possessions how God intends us to and to treat it in a healthier way.

Capturing D.R.E.A.M.S. on film

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For 17 years, Hamilton, Ont.’s St. Mary’s Catholic Secondary School students have been helping dreams come true in the global south. This year, it is being captured on film.

Milton high school learns to serve others in Vanier Way documentary

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When Brian Dunn became the chaplaincy leader at the new Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Milton, Ont., he had a mission to create an environment where the school namesake’s example dwelled within the students.

Alpha launches new film series for new generation

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Alpha Canada is hoping to inspire a new generation with the launch of its new and improved Alpha Film Series.

Our Poles. Our Planet Environmental Conference Inspires Toronto Youth

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Polar adventurer Geoff Green posed an ethical choice to an audience of more than 200 Toronto Catholic high school students. 

Pope Francis offers a special call to young people in 'Amoris Laetitia'

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Pope Francis presents a special call for young people in his new document, "'Amoris Laetitia' (The Joy of Love), on Love in the Family.”

He calls youth to be the generation that will restore hope to the future of the family. He emphasizes the importance of instilling good values within the family and expanding those values to the larger family of the Catholic Church.

Ability beyond disability celebrated in annual TCDSB showcase

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TORONTO - It was a night of celebrating gifts and breaking stereotypes. But most of all, it was a night of fun.

St. James youth rock for SickKids

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Choir practices at St. James parish in Toronto have been especially exciting as the youth choir prepares for its biggest concert yet.