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Maybe You Should Watch That Movie Again…

Lots of people barf in the dark, late at night, in their beds. Do you know how inconvenient it would be if you couldn’t flick on a light to deal with it? I can’t imagine, in the midst of the crisis, having to break out a candle

Studies in Ghana Strengthen Dennis' Faith

This summer has been absolutely incredible for my relationship with God. In my community, I have been given the opportunity to take on more of a leadership role, which has led me to develop a different aspect of my faith. What I have realized in my new

Li Learned to Love Being Alone with God

At the beginning of this summer, I had a really tough time. Every day I could hear someone saying: “Li, no one loves you…” And all the bad memories of my life came to me. I cried to put myself to sleep every day and I started

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