Past Youth Columns
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1 Thank you for your example/ Gracias por su ejemplo April 22, 2019 Maria-Pia Negro Chin - CNS
2 This Lent, be holy/ Esta Cuaresma, seamos santos March 8, 2019 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
3 World Youth Day pilgrims say ‘yes’ to God/ Peregrinos de la Jornada Mundial de la Juventud dicen ‘sí’ a Dios February 8, 2019 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
4 How to walk the talk/Cómo practicar lo que se predica January 14, 2019 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
5 New year, new resolutions/ Año Nuevo, resoluciones nuevas January 4, 2019 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
6 After the synod, be present December 11, 2018 Katie Prejean McGrady
7 Hopeful preparation for Advent/Preparación esperanzadora para el Adviento November 6, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
8 Final thoughts on the eve of the synod October 22, 2018 Elise Italiano and Christopher White - CNS
9 Peace in adversity / Paz en la adversidad October 8, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin - CNS
10 Sex abuse and the synod on young people September 24, 2018 Elise Italiano
11 Peace in adversity/Paz en la adversidad September 17, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin - CNS
12 The path forward for the church August 28, 2018 Nicole Perone - CNS
13 Behind a good, effective team, there is a servant leader/ Detrás de un equipo bueno y efectivo, hay un líder servidor August 21, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin - CNS
14 Three things youth need from the Church August 10, 2018 Michael Bayer — CNS
15 Take time to declutter before school starts/ Tome tiempo para organizarse antes de empezar el año escolar July 23, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin - CNS
16 The move toward mentoring July 16, 2018 Elise Italiano - CNS
17 Evangelizing along the digital highways July 9, 2018 Sarah Yaklic -- CNS
18 Pope Francis’ words of encouragement/ Palabras de aliento del papa Francisco June 18, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin - CNS
19 The life-changing power of joy June 12, 2018 Olivia Clarke Silver
20 How the church can welcome young families May 21, 2018 Robert Christian - CNS
21 Called to go forth/ Llamado a salir May 7, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin --CNS
22 At Vatican Hackathon, students use their gifts to help others/ En Vhacks estudiantes usan sus dones para ayudar a los demás April 23, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin - CNS
23 Investing in young women in the church February 19, 2018 Elise Italiano
24 Turn off the autopilot during Lent/Apague el piloto automático en Cuaresma February 5, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin - CNS
25 How can the church support young people during the ‘defining decade’? January 29, 2018 Jonathan Lewis CNS
26 Do not fuel culture of the shocking/ No alimente el culto al impacto January 22, 2018 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
27 Discernment begins in the everyday January 15, 2018 Anamaria Scaperlanda Biddick - Catholic News Service
28 Acts of kindness in 2017/ Actos de bondad en 2017 December 18, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin -CNS
29 How to help young adults discern with less anxiety and more joy December 11, 2017 Nick Lopez - CNS
30 The forgotten honoree / El homenajeado olvidado December 4, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin -- CNS
31 Blessed Solanus Casey's witness to my family November 27, 2017 Kate Bryan - CNS
32 Beat procrastination one step at a time/ Cómo vencer la procrastinación November 20, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin - CNS
33 Take action against gun violence November 13, 2017 Christopher White
34 Count your blessings and give thanks / Cuente sus bendiciones y de gracias November 6, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin -CNS
35 The old and the young are called to be together October 30, 2017 Elise Italiano - CNS
36 Teens, you can be saints, too/ Jóvenes, ustedes también pueden ser santos October 23, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
37 The Seamless garment perspective: How one young activist thinks October 16, 2017 Jeanne Marie Hathway -- Catholic News Service
38 Nuestros corazones inquietos/ Our restless hearts October 9, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, CNS
39 Pope Francis highlights gifts of young people in Colombia October 2, 2017 Christopher White - CNS
40 Teens can 'share the journey'/ Los jóvenes pueden 'compartir el camino' September 25, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
41 Seeds of faith in Latino youth/Semillas de fe en la juventud latina September 14, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
42 Fresh habits for the new school year/ Nuevos hábitos para el nuevo año escolar August 31, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
43 What would you share with Pope Francis? June 29, 2017 Elise Italiano and Christopher White, Catholic News Service
44 Called to lend a hand to refugees June 22, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
45 Let your voice be heard! June 15, 2017 Patrick Laorden
46 Waiting for God/ Esperar en Dios June 8, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
47 Attending Mass led to my conversion to Catholicism June 1, 2017 Christopher White
48 Suicide prevention for teens / Prevenir el suicidio jugenil May 25, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
49 Keeping cradle Catholics in the church May 18, 2017 Elise Italiano
50 Easter's joy to Pentecost's flame / De la alegría de la Pascua al fuego de Pentecostés May 11, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
51 Farewell column: There is one thing I know with absolute certainty May 4, 2017 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
52 Technology and social media empower youth / La tecnología y las redes sociales empoderan a los jóvenes April 27, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
53 Learning from great innovations that existed all along April 6, 2017 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
54 What are you waiting for? Trust! / ¿Qué esperas? ¡Confía! March 30, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
55 The lingering bonds of our most important friendships March 23, 2017 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
56 The cross and divine mercy/ La cruz y la divina misericordia March 16, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
57 Never forget: It's all about attitude March 9, 2017 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
58 Pope asks young people to let their voices be heard / El papa pide a los jóvenes que hagan escuchar sus voces March 2, 2017 Maria Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
59 Overcoming the anxiety that threatens to hold us back February 23, 2017 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
60 The 'whole life' approach/El enfoque de 'toda la vida' February 16, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
61 Accepting the costs of professional and personal responsibility February 9, 2017 Erick Rommel
62 What are you doing for others? / ¿Qué estás haciendo por los demás? February 2, 2017 Maris-Pia Negro Chin
63 Moving past envy and jealousy in an online society January 26, 2017 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
64 Accepting help from others/ Aceptar la ayuda de otros January 19, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
65 Lessons learned through the activities we love January 12, 2017 Erick Rommel
66 Start the year with forgiveness January 5, 2017 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
67 Reach your 2017 resolutions / Alcance sus metas este 2017 December 22, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin
68 A new perspective at Christmas December 15, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
69 Opening our eyes to the 'Lazarus' at our door / Abriendo los ojos al 'Lázaro' delante de nuestra puerta December 8, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
70 The lessons hidden in meaningless trivia December 1, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
71 Advent: A time to give more and consume less / Adviento: Un tiempo para dar más y consumir menos November 24, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
72 Successful people don't wait their turn November 17, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
73 At Thanksgiving, remember God's gifts are enough / El Día de Acción de Gracias nos recuerda que los dones que Dios nos regala son suficientes November 10, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
74 Make the most of weekends November 3, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
75 Preventing burnout and stress/ Previniendo el desgaste y el estrés October 27, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
76 A lesson more than a century in the making October 20, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
77 Youth banish indifference with concrete, little steps / Jóvenes destierran la indiferencia con pequeños pasos concretos October 13, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
78 A virtual leap of faith October 6, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
79 Shedding labels and moving forward/ Desprendiéndose de etiquetas para poder avanzar September 29, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
80 Write your own story September 22, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
81 Millenials renew commitment to care for our common home / Los ‘millennials’ renuevan su compromiso de cuidar de nuestro hogar común September 15, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
82 Make life better with fun, simple life hacks September 8, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
83 Take time to thank friends/ Toma tiempo para agradecer a amigos September 1, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
84 Words that make a lasting impact August 25, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
85 Make your mark, pope says at World Youth Day/Deja tu huella, dice el papa en la Jornada Mundial de la Juventud August 18, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
86 The fire of World Youth Day/El fuego de la Jornada Mundial de la Juventud August 4, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
87 Overcoming unavoidable awkward moments July 28, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
88 Man proposes, but God disposes / El hombre propone, Dios dispone July 21, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
89 Answering questions that could alter your future July 14, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
90 A summer full of possibilities/ Un verano lleno de posibilidades July 7, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
91 Remaining in touch when you never let go June 30, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
92 Being a peacebuider/ Edificadores de paz June 23, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
93 Tips for success and for life June 16, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
94 Opening new paths June 9, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
95 Going beyond the slogans to follow your dreams June 2, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
96 Seeking the eternal in a busy world May 26, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
97 Listening and encouragement foster team spirit May 19, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
98 Hope in an afternoon with youth May 12, 2016 Maria-Pia Negro Chin, Catholic News Service
99 Facing pain with strength May 5, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
100 A farewell loaded with lessons April 28, 2016 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
101 Be firm in your convictions, but be nice April 21, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
102 Confirmation is a beginning, not an end, to life in the church April 14, 2016 Karen Osborne, Catholic New Service
103 Discovering the most important goal of all April 7, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
104 Don't think of practice as a noun March 31, 2016 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
105 The positive aspects of rejection March 24, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
106 Putting the important things on your bucket list March 17, 2016 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
107 Understanding our place in history March 10, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
108 Getting older means getting better March 3, 2016 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
109 Scouting for talent is a skill that goes beyond football February 25, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
110 A chance to fill the pages of the book of life February 18, 2016 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
111 Life experience vs. the classroom February 11, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
112 Solving big problems with small but steady steps February 4, 2016 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
113 Valuing the friendships that shape us January 28, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholc News Service
114 Finding hope in the changing of the seasons January 21, 2016 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
115 Embracing a resolution that will last January 14, 2016 Erick Rommel, Catholc News Service
116 Keeping the dream alive for Martin Luther King Jr. January 7, 2016 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
117 Surrounding yourself with the right people December 31, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
118 Good decisions can be made at any age December 24, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
119 Finding online connections with others December 17, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Serice
120 Becoming agents of good in the world December 10, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
121 Lessons learned in solitude December 3, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
122 Building a peaceful future with today's youth November 26, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
123 You are your most important supporter November 19, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
124 Success is an everyday thing November 12, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
125 The most important rule of all November 5, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
126 Accepting advice and dialogue October 29, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic New Service
127 Use your imagination, but don't let it run wild October 22, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
128 Don't believe what your hear October 15, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
129 The school of life and relationships October 8, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
130 What if you were a refugee? October 1, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
131 Keeping our insecurities at bay September 24, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
132 Choosing well for a better future September 17, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
133 Building a foundation based on friendship September 10, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
134 The fragility of trust September 3, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
135 Victimless crimes and their consequences August 27, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
136 A concert with good music and life lessons August 20, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
137 Lessons learned on a late-night journey August 6, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
138 Learning to be an active participant in life July 23, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
139 Life lessons learned through the search for a job July 16, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
140 Moving beyond the taunts and pain inflicted by bullies July 2, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
141 Living in peace on the social media stage June 18, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
142 Some things are more important than reputation June 4, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
143 What pop stars can teach teens about teamwork May 28, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
144 Four words that can make a difference May 21, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
145 Providing hope where none seems to exist May 14, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
146 Letting others in, and letting your real voice out May 7, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
147 A classroom is the perfect place to start a culture of inclusion April 30, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
148 Keeping talk and opinion polite on the Internet April 23, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
149 Education helps us to soar April 16, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
150 The high price of great expectations April 9, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
151 Finding what's popular is in the unique April 2, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
152 The difference between growing up and growing old March 26, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
153 Fame doesn't come overnight March 19, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
154 Different ways of arriving at a goal March 12, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
155 The real face behind the makeup looks like the rest of us March 5, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
156 Keeping the future filled with dreams and flexibility February 26, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
157 Moving beyond gender February 19, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
158 What I learned in college February 12, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
159 Youth presence at annual pro-life event shows commitment February 5, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
160 This headline does (not) tell you everything you need to know January 29, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
161 Making sure our words and actions help, not hurt January 22, 2015 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
162 A list of suggestions backed by a lifetime of wisdom January 15, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
163 The moments that define us January 8, 2015 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
164 Volunteering as a two-way street of help December 25, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
165 An unscientific survey about thanks December 18, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
166 Accepting change as a force for good December 11, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
167 Finding the good in the present December 4, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
168 Break up those cliques November 27, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
169 Looking back to move forward November 20, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
170 The modern world stage and civility November 13, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
171 When learning from obstacles can be an opportunity November 6, 2014 Erick Rommel, Cathoic News Service
172 Learning from the past for a better future October 30, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
173 Enjoy the simplicity of daily life October 23, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
174 Peeling off the labels and expanding self-placed limits October 16, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
175 Finding strength and peace through prayer October 9, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
176 Living without being on display October 2, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
177 Thoughts about recent acts of betrayal September 25, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
178 Go offline to connect to real life September 18, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
179 Changing your attitude to find success September 11, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
180 Coping creatively when you're feeling left out September 4, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
181 Finding happiness is like finding our favorite food August 28, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
182 A lesson from the dimming of a bright star August 21, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
183 What Florida weather can teach us about life August 7, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
184 In the real world, we need friends July 24, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
185 Finding inspiration, not envy, on social media July 17, 2014 Erick Romme;, Catholic News Service
186 Expanding your world, one new perspective at a time July 3, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
187 Good friends vs. other friends June 26, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
188 Inspiration comes from life, not from age June 19, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
189 Equality is the starting line June 5, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
190 Finding common ground in a world of differences May 29, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
191 Learning from the unstoppable force of time May 22, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
192 When appearances lead us astray May 15, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
193 An optimistic view of a college graduate's future May 8, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
194 Where have all the kind people gone? May 1, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
195 The power that comes with finding your voice April 24, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
196 Be part of creating a safe space for all teens April 17, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
197 A few words of advice for this year's graduates -- and others April 10, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
198 The benefits of a first job yield more than extra cash April 3, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
199 Rules to guide us on a path to a good life March 27, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
200 Entrepreneurship is for teens, too March 20, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
201 Life lessons from prison inmates March 13, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
202 Solving conflicts via mediation March 6, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
203 Sometimes, it is just and right to question February 27, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
204 Rules you can break, and those you can't February 20, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
205 Addiction's destruction of the future February 13, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
206 The secret of luck February 6, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
207 Success is at hand at any age January 30, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
208 A 15-year-old's sacrifice for his friends January 23, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
209 Lessons from inmates' last words January 16, 2014 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
210 Developing a perspective inclusive of all January 9, 2014 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
211 Change your language, change your world December 26, 2013 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
212 Learning about a person in 140 characters or less December 19, 2013 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
213 Sleeping isn't for the lazy December 12, 2013 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
214 We need the Christmas spirit, right this very minute December 5, 2013 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
215 Today's tastemaker was yesterday's unpopular geek November 28, 2013 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
216 Lessons learned from unresolved punctuation November 21, 2013 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
217 Waiting for the next round of inventors November 14, 2013 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
218 When being right means doing wrong November 7, 2013 Erick Rommel, Catholic News Service
219 The dangers of drinking alcohol too early in life October 30, 2013 Karen Osborne, Catholic New Service
220 Navigating the waters of the teen years August 8, 2013 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
221 Heroes for Life: Lila’s way: Take some risks May 2, 2013 Lillian Quinones, for the Catholic Herald
222 Teens can help in the battle to eliminate hunger March 20, 2013 Karen Osborne, Catholic News Service
223 Researcher uncovers the dark world of the Pill March 7, 2013 Lillian Qinones, For the Catholic Herald
224 A scientist witnesses to Catholic faith January 29, 2013 Lillian Quinones
 

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