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Members of Jesus Youth Enthusiastically Greet CCO in India

Braving arduous multi-day journeys by train, members of Jesus Youth from across India welcomed members of Catholic Christian Outreach to India as part of an informal gathering to discuss faith and outreach. When CCO President Jeff Lockert, CCO Founder Andre Regnier and other delegates met the group,

The Final Analysis: Every Moment Counts

This summer, God has been providing for me in new ways.  I haven’t felt particularly close to Him in my prayers, but I’m in a good place in my life and I know I can see Him working in me; even if I don’t have any intense

How He-Man and Sushi Can Help You Fight Temptation

“By the Beard of Zeus!” I cranked on the motor with my pipe wrench… Nothing. I could almost visualize the $1000 going down the toilet if I couldn’t get this compressor working again. The fine print was so small, and yet, it was about to cost me

Two-Stepping Her Way to Saskatoon!

Hello CCO Saskatoon! My name is Carissa Benavides. I recently graduated from UBC with a degree in Sociology. Before I make the move over to Saskatoon, I’ll be spending my summer in Vancity working part-time at an infant daycare and at an elementary after-school program. I really

A Visit to the Hospital

My call to work for CCO staff started with a simple visit to the hospital. I first met CCO in the fall of 2006 where I filled out a survey and was given a free bag of chips. Clearly CCO knows the way to a student’s heart

Indian All-Stars Discover the Ultimate Relationship in Bangalore

“These leaders are all-stars” exclaimed Catholic Christian Outreach Western Regional Director Eric Chow, during an opportunity meet with Jesus Youth in India. “Some of the campus leaders traveled as long as three days to train and get here for the four day event.” Eric Chow is part of a delegation

The Gospel According to Bon Jovi

I was so exhausted after coming home from work tonight that I barely had enough energy to take off my shoes, collapse on my bed and turn on a 90’s radio station. The first song I heard was “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi. The more

Waiting on God

By Gigi Labranche God this summer has given me the chance to reflect on my life and has taught me patience. Since summer started, finding a second job has been the only thing on my mind until recently. Through stressing, I had lost faith, had doubted Him

Finding Beauty in the Difficulties

“Every sinner has a future, and every saint has a past.” This is a quote a friend sent me a couple days ago that really stuck with him and I can say it really stuck with me as well.  We are all called to be saints and

Making a Difference: Talitha Lemoine

After my conversion at the end of my first year of university, things began to change as I started to make room for God in my life. It was no longer about what I wanted, or what I thought others expected from me. I started asking God