Youth Speak News

The Catholic Register’s Youth Speak News is celebrating the warm weather with a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young book lovers might enjoy for summer reading. Check out what our youth writers are saying about the newest books in youth and young adult literature. Click here to read part one of YSN's summer reading list.

Millennial Summit affirms role of religious faith in Canada

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OTTAWA – Faith has helped shape Canada for its first 150 years and there’s a youthful next generation that wants to make sure it is just as influential for the next 150.

YSN Reads: 2017 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 book lovers might enjoy for summer reading. Check back next issue for more recommendations.

History comes alive for students on Europe trip

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Senior high school students will spend a summer that’s less ordinary as they depart on a three-week whirlwind tour of Europe — a trip of a lifetime that also happens to be worth two high school credits.

Speaking Out: Looking at the next 150 years

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As a frequent rider of the subway, I have seen the Canada 150 ads that feature influential young adults and posing the question of how they will shape the future of our country.

Pope Francis: Help youth see blessings of adulthood

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ROME – Instead of “pretending to be adolescents,” parents must help young people see the blessing of growing into adulthood, Pope Francis told priests, religious, catechists and parish council members from the Diocese of Rome.

Speaking Out: Be a living testimony for the secular society

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A recent Ipsos poll conducted for Global News showed that 51 per cent of Canadians polled believe that religion does more harm than good.

D&P hosts ecojustice forum for youth

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Farmers, not corporations, must come first in the effort to promote ecological justice, a youth forum sponsored by Development and Peace Canada was told.

Speaking Out: Keeping my faith after high school

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Staying connected to my faith has always been easy for me. During my high school years at Holy Name of Mary College School, I attended mandatory Mass once a month, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and participated in faith-related reflections for class.

Youth rally bears fruit for Hamilton

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With the success of this year’s event, the Hamilton Diocese youth rally may become an annual affair.

Speaking Out: Pentecost renews the truth and promises of Easter

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Recently, I read an article by American author and speaker Joshua Harris titled “The Room.” In the article, the narrator finds himself in a small filing room, filled with catalogue cards that detail every moment of his life.