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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.
The Steubenville Youth Conferences, an outreach of Franciscan University of Steubenville, are a series of 24 conferences across North America that help teens encounter the love of Christ every summer. Each summer, Life Teen hosts several Steubenville Youth Conferences with the hopes of strengthening and inspiring teens and youth groups in their collective journeys to Christ.
Life Teen’s Catholic Youth Ministry Convention has become America’s premier event for everyone involved in parish youth ministry. Why? Maybe it’s because we are different. We believe in practical, comprehensive youth ministry training. But we don’t think that’s enough. That’s why we incorporate elements of a spiritual retreat into the training convention. Because youth ministry isn’t about what you know, it’s Who you know.
There are many women who are a vital part of salvation history and their stories are critical parts of Sacred Scripture. This scriptural devotion will inspire young women to raise their heads along with Mary, Martha, Lydia, and Esther and look into the eyes of Jesus, the God who loves deeply and perfectly.
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.
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.
by Adam Cross
God created us body, mind, and soul and we can’t forget that He calls us to take care of our minds as well as our bodies and souls. So, what does good mental health look like?
by Dillon Duke
While it is not a bad thing to be passionate about certain topics and issues (especially when it comes to our religious beliefs), we need to realize that the people we speak to — and their perspectives on the matter — are just as important as we are.
by Kelly Colangelo
Shame is rooted deep within our hearts. Whether you geographically move, change schools, or try to erase memories, shame still has a way of affecting us.
by Sam Brebner
The reality is, you’re not going to live that life sitting at home, binge-watching Netflix on a Friday night. So here are 20 ways to make your Friday night anything but boring…
by Rhady Taveras
As my personal life and social media routines revolved more around the satisfaction of others, my freedom and ability to love myself was slowly deteriorating.
When I began to see just how much anxiety was affecting me, I started to pray and pray that God would alleviate this burden from my life.
“Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). Recently I attended a grief retreat where participants were grieving the loss of children, parents, family members, illnesses, family separation, relationships, childhood innocence, dreams they once had for the future, and so much more. I witnessed honesty, vulnerability […]
by Caitlin Sica
I know from experience that my anxiety increases during times when I stray from God and remain stuck in sin. But mental health cannot be reduced to a lack of love for Jesus because it is a complicated psychological and biological reality.
Regardless of what you’ve heard, there is no perfect “American Dream”; but if you dream of using your best attributes to fulfill the mission God has for you, that within itself is perfect.
by Laurie Medina
As good Christians, we are told to put our own needs aside for the good of the other, but there comes a point where we sacrifice so much of our own energy and resources that we no longer have anything good left for ourselves, our work, our relationships, or our spirituality.