Youth Speak News

Mother Mary is the “Mother of the civilization of love,” according to a new documentary film, Guadalupe: The Miracle and the Message.

Choir school marks 50 years of Christmas at Massey

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TORONTO - For many Torontonians, regardless of religion, the St. Michael’s Choir School Christmas concert marks the beginning of the excitement and anticipation surrounding the Christmas season.

Youth continues ministry thanks to new scholarship

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TORONTO - Kaylee Moynihan is a true servant of the Church. At the young age of 19, she has already spent years working in parish communities. She said that volunteering and working in youth ministry has allowed her to grow in confidence and in her faith.

‘The Promise’ brings new sound to Advent season

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TORONTO On Nov. 28 at St. Michael’s College School, Dreamtheatre Productions will be performing its inaugural presentation of The Promise — a retelling of the timeless Advent story in a contemporary fashion.

Female astronaut tells girls to reach for the stars

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TORONTO - Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti said the best advice she can give to a girl is to find her own path and be her own inspiration.

Two priests, nun walk into a bar

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Q & A event to promote dialogue between youth and religious.

Youth ministry gets jump start from Family of Faith

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TORONTO - Fourteen “highly invested” parishes and nine new parishes will be hiring new youth ministers within the next few months thanks to funds raised through the Archdiocese of Toronto’s Family of Faith campaign.

Promise to bear witness

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TORONTO - He’s been on the Toronto hip-hop scene for more than 10 years, innovatively blending R&B, jazz and alternative vocals and rhythms with his self-professed ability to “spit sick.” He’s rapped about a whole host of controversial issues, from pre-marital sex to drugs to abuse to the nature of success.

Woodlawn is victorious in faith

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Woodlawn is a film full of unexpected surprises, the biggest being lead actor Caleb Castille. Castille was originally signed on as a stunt double for the lead actor, but when the actor came up against visa issues just three days before filming, Castille was asked to step into the lead role.

King’s is helping to lift refugees out of poverty

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LONDON, ONT. - A little boy with long curly hair bounces around the worship space of Labatt Hall as Sunday Mass begins at King’s University College. Two-year old Zenos Istefan finds a seat next to the priest in the sanctuary. His family has only been in Canada since August, yet he has already made Canada and the worship space his home.

Mary Ward school sings for Syria

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TORONTO - Juno-nominated folk duo DALA is returning to its alma mater in hope of raising $30,000 for Lifeline Syria.