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Summit reflection video on the Nativity of John the Baptist with Father Fernando.
Covecrest is more than a retreat center and summer camp. Covecrest is a community of Catholics committed to transforming teens, transforming parishes, and transforming culture. Will you join us?
Hidden Lake is home to an incredible Catholic community, gorgeous views, welcoming meeting spaces and so much more. Dedicated to leading teens closer to Christ, we hope you'll be welcomed home to Hidden Lake soon.
Summers can be overwhelming for youth ministers – with so many different events offered that bless the teenage soul, how does a leader discern which opportunities are the best “fit” for the teens in their specific youth group? The good news is that Life Teen has a little something for every teen and every parish.
We’ve crafted an entire weekend with the sole focus of helping you start solid youth ministry in your parish. Bring your priest, music minister, new staff or Core Members, and anyone else who is a key player in your ministry! You're guaranteed to walk away from this training plugged in to a vast network of support, knowing that you're not in this alone.
The Next Step is a young Catholic’s guide to navigating the somewhat frustrating but wildly exciting halls of high school. Focusing on keeping Christ at the center of friendships and decisions, The Next Step provides the necessary wisdom and humor to uplift any eighth grader as they approach this new stage of life.
You are going to make thousands of decisions today and one of them might change your life. Are you confident that what you want and what God want are the same thing? Don’t leave it up to chance - leave it in the hands of the Holy Spirit.
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Edge helps middle schoolers unleash who they were created to be, in Christ.
Life Teen strengthens our teens' Catholic identity, while rooting them firmly in Christ and in His Church.
College Life is a simple online series-based solution to the problem of keeping students connected to their Catholic faith in college.
by Laurie Medina
All these changes signal the start of a very important season, but in order to get the best out of Advent, we have to do a little bit more than decking the halls and putting the good silver out.
by Alison Blanchet
Because we wait so much, we can be tempted to think of Advent as just another time spent waiting for something to happen.
by Sophia Swinford
My mind reeled uncontrollably, worrying that I’d forgotten important to-dos, obsessing over interactions from the day, spinning with everything that could go wrong between now and the morning.
by Faith Noah
God has proven time and time again that He’s not going anywhere. Why, then, do we fear the path ahead? Don’t we know He will be waiting for us at the end of the journey, without fail?
by Leah Murphy
So… besides there being more flames present at Mass, what else changes during the Advent season? Well, I’m here to provide you with a few Advent life-hacks, to help you enter a bit more fully into this liturgical season:
by Caitlin Sica
Life is filled with events that that require leaps of faith, trusting in the unknown. A long time ago, a young peasant girl, in the town of Nazareth, took a leap of faith. That girl was Mary.
Do you know what really bugs me about Advent? Or rather, the way people approach Advent? Everyone skips to the end.
by Life Teen
A brand new Life Teen Advent wallpaper for your desktop and phone – “Prepare the Way of the Lord” – designed by Joe Sanchez.
by Emily Pellarin
To encounter people seems to be more than just acknowledging people passing by. It’s something bigger than just waving at people or smiling at them…
by Andy Lesnefsky
This might sound kind of terrible, but I used to think Advent was somewhat pointless. It’s not because I don’t like Advent candles or that I’m the Grinch.