Youth Speak News

Visitation Place was like an answer to all her prayers. 

Last summer, Sarah Muthee was in Kenya, collecting data for a research project and wondering where she would be living when she returned to Canada for her second year of graduate studies at the University of Prince Edward Island.

St. Joseph's College students take part in Red Dress day

A collection of simple red dresses has delivered a powerful message for students at Toronto’s St. Joseph’s College School.

Spiritual direction puts student back on course


All through high school, Monica Korol struggled to find reasons why she should practice her faith. After being nominally Catholic her whole life, she started to become suspicious about Catholicism.

Youth looking for larger welcome mat


When a young person enters a church for the first time, it can sometimes feel overwhelming, says 22-year-old Jessica Bews: “It helps to see a friendly face and a personal invitation to feel like they belong in the community.”

Busy, but blessed: life of a youth minister


Eric Luscombe’s first day was a little chaotic.

Youth Speak News Team 2017-2018


The Catholic Register is pleased to introduce our new Youth Speak News team for 2017-2018. These 12 young people were selected from a very qualified number of applicants to The Register’s successful YSN program.

Vietnamese youth scream for Ice Cream Sundays


The idea began as a way for Fr. Joseph Tap Tran’s parishioners to beat the heat.

Fellowship, fun and frisbee


Ten years ago, youth minister John MacMullen could never have imagined the power of a frisbee.

Youth continue mission at home after Steubenville


Last summer, Kyle Peralta felt God’s power moving within him during his time with Franciscan LEAD.

High schooler's video gives back to beloved St. Francis Table


What started out as a Grade 10 Civics video project became a new way for Émile Constantin to connect with the memory of his beloved great uncle.