Youth Speak News
Youth ministry is about awakening souls and being alive in God’s love and mercy, said Dan Dematte, the keynote speaker at last week’s Canadian Catholic Youth Ministry Network conference.
As a young Catholic, I’m finding that it is important to surround myself with as much of a Catholic presence as I can. I’m in my last year of high school, and I’ve noticed that through the past few years it’s gotten harder to hold steady in my faith.
Calling on all high school students — The Catholic Register and the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement- Graymoor are inviting young writers to share their reflections on Christian unity in the annual Friars’ Student Writing contest.
When presented with barrages of violent and destructive images, sometimes the only place to look is away. To say that it is a challenge to witness these horrors is an understatement, but to go beyond that and work against these horrors is what makes heroes.
Listening to a group of Toronto Catholic elementary students recite a poem in his native Portuguese, José Luís Carneiro couldn’t help but smile.
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.