Youth Speak News

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.

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).

York students learn charity through volunteer work

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

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.

Youth Speak News Team 2016-2017

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The Catholic Register is pleased to introduce our new Youth Speak News team for 2016-2017. These 12 young people were selected from a very qualified number of applicants to The Register’s successful YSN program.

Newman Centre welcomes Fr. Peter Turrone as director

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TORONTO – In a way, it’s like Fr. Peter Turrone is coming home. As a student at the University of Toronto, Turrone saw the Newman Centre Catholic Chaplaincy as a second home, a spiritual oasis. Now, as he takes up his new position as Newman’s executive director and pastor, he is excited for the opportunity to serve the community that gave him so much.

Interfaith Ramadan dinner builds bonds

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TORONTO – During Ramadan, Muslims across the globe share the Iftar meal each evening. Iftar allows Muslims to physically replenish the body’s energy after fasting from dawn until dusk and to mentally reflect on the beauty and sacrifice of their faith.

YSN Reads: 2016 Summer Reading List (Part 2)

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The Catholic Register and the Youth Speak News team have put together a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young booklovers might enjoy for their summer reading. In the second instalment of the series, we feature some action-packed reads alongside unique resource companions for a young reader’s journey in faith.

Video exhibit sparks conversation about indigenous history and culture

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TORONTO – Students from Toronto’s Blessed Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School are starting an online conversation to share their views of Canada’s First Nations. 

YSN Reads: 2016 Summer Reading List (Part 1)

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Summer is here which means the busyness of the school year is gone. It’s the perfect time to unplug from the real world and curl up with a good book. That’s why The Catholic Register and the Youth Speak News team have put together a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young booklovers might enjoy for summer reading.