Youth Speak News

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

The thanksgiving sacrifice of Jesus

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Crisp air, fiery-coloured leaves, pumpkins and apples — the smell of autumn is in the air! It’s October, and Thanksgiving is upon us.

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.

The problem with Christian movies

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If you have seen a Christian movie, you probably know that many are cheesy, low-budget films that are rarely lucky enough to make their way into theatres.

Euthanasia is not salvation

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One would think, as a teenage girl, suicide should be the very last thing on my mind. But in a recent conversation with my grandfather, I’ve had reason to reflect on just how much Canadians have changed their perspective on assisted suicide and what a contrast it is to his generation.

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).

Suicide is not the answer

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I can’t express the sadness my heart feels at the rising rate of suicide among young people today. The numbers are staggering and I feel helpless thinking of so many who have lost hope.

York students learn charity through volunteer work

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

Unity in the face of terror

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I see the world enduring endless strife and conflict. But beyond this chaos, I see people standing to fight for humanity.

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.