Youth Speak News

For the budding Catholic scientist, many pundits present two exclusive and diverging paths. A person can take the path of science, reason and logic, or the path of religion, dogma and the intangible.

New program encourages parents to be part of confirmation process

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The Sacrament of Confirmation needs to be a family affair, says Anne Jamieson.

D&P engage youth on global refugee crisis

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TORONTO – The next generation of leaders needs to be informed about the plight of refugees, said Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace youth council member Amanda Cacilhas.

Visiting Auschwitz changed my life

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Life has a knack for continuously shaping our perspectives, for changing how we view the world through exposure to new experiences and ideas. These changes can be gradual or arrive in a sudden rush of mind-blowing revelation, as happened when my life was changed by my visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

Youth Rally igniting the flame of mercy with young people

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Hundreds of youth between Grades 7-12 from across Southwestern Ontario gathered on May 21at C.Y.O. Camp Brebeuf in Rockton, Ont. for the first annual youth rally organized by the Diocese of Hamilton.

CFC-Youth for Christ encourages creativity at annual conference

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As journeys begin in our lives, we all start from humble beginnings, especially in our relationships with the Lord. That is exactly how the ministry of CFC-Youth for Christ began here in Canada.

Managing finances like a saint

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TORONTO – Living in a materialistic world of impulse buying and celebrity culture, Quentin Schesnuik acknowledges how easily we are moved away from God. But by integrating faith with finances, we have the choice to treat our material possessions how God intends us to and to treat it in a healthier way.

Capturing D.R.E.A.M.S. on film

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For 17 years, Hamilton, Ont.’s St. Mary’s Catholic Secondary School students have been helping dreams come true in the global south. This year, it is being captured on film.

Milton high school learns to serve others in Vanier Way documentary

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When Brian Dunn became the chaplaincy leader at the new Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Milton, Ont., he had a mission to create an environment where the school namesake’s example dwelled within the students.

Alpha launches new film series for new generation

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Alpha Canada is hoping to inspire a new generation with the launch of its new and improved Alpha Film Series.

Our Poles. Our Planet Environmental Conference Inspires Toronto Youth

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Polar adventurer Geoff Green posed an ethical choice to an audience of more than 200 Toronto Catholic high school students.