Youth Features
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The leaders of the world’s bishops’ conferences and religious orders must ensure they are doing everything possible to protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse and are offering … more
Msgr. William Belford, pastor of St. Teresa of the Infant Jesus served as the principal celebrant during a Jan. 25 Mass kicking off Catholic Schools Week there. High school and elementary school … more
Pierre Toussaint Scholars, college student leaders from around the archdiocese, discuss recent intercultural and service experiences during the group’s Winter Workshop at the New York Catholic … more
Father Robert Harrison, O.F.M. Cap., a Capuchin priest who was an assistant principal at Cardinal Hayes High School, and who taught at the school for 26 years and served as the junior varsity … more
In the past, when teenagers performed acts of kindness, they would often go unnoticed. If the good news did spread, it would be by word of mouth or, if it were a large enough act, perhaps the local … more
Kindergartner Jayden Angus aspires to be an astrophysicist when he grows up. The 5-year-old who attends St. Mary’s School in Fishkill said so after a recent scholarship awards ceremony that honored … more
Generally, parents don’t want their teenagers to stay out on the streets all night. But for teens involved in the God Squad at Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton-on-Hudson, sleeping out during the … more
Winter just got a litter warmer for more than 3,000 individuals and some 750 New York families in need. Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, executive director of Catholic Charities, and members of the Junior Board … more
When third grader Lucero Alvarez-Contreras imagines the Christmas story, she starts at the very beginning. The student at Our Lady Queen of Angels School thinks it through step-by-step and puts … more
How do you willingly get 250 teenagers to gather together for an entire weekend of praise and worship? It may not be easy, but the Pallottine Teenage Federation (PTAF) sure makes it look like it is. … more

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