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Summit reflection video on Palm Sunday with Rachel Penate.
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.
This world does not make it easy to be a good man. What we need are good brothers to help us along the way. Men we can learn from and grow with. Men who’ve struggled and men who’ve surrendered to the Holy Spirit working in their lives. Join us at Camp Hidden Lake for an incredible retreat experience.
Life Teen Women's Retreats are an incredible opportunity for women from all walks of life to come together for an inspiring, refreshing weekend retreat. Come grow in prayer and sisterhood at Camp Covecrest in the beautiful Georgia mountains!
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.
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College Life is a simple online series-based solution to the problem of keeping students connected to their Catholic faith in college.
by Timea Zabo
Imagine if I hadn’t asked my best friend for prayers. She too would have thought she was the only one in darkness that day.
by Courtney Kiolbassa
Most days, though, I cannot make my intention — focused, deep, persistent prayer — match reality — a holy hour where I spend 58 minutes thinking about those fried cheese curds from Wisconsin.
by Sophia Swinford
I doubted that God loved me because I didn’t feel anything in prayer, so my prayer became little more than seeking out the right emotions. But getting the right feelings wasn’t what I needed.
by Faith Noah
Whatever your story, it’s crucial that a break from school doesn’t turn into a break from God.
by Julie Lai
Worshiping is all about taking time to not look inward to ourselves, but looking outward to God. It’s about putting God exactly where He belongs in our life — right in the center, lifted up high.
by Ryan McQuade
The heart of God is the heart of a father who loves his children and there is nothing that He delights in more than see you, His child, aspire and reach for greatness.
by Dillon Duke
As of writing this article, I’m in second semester of college away from home. While I realize that my journey to receive higher education may still be young, I can honestly say that I’ve learned a lot over one semester’s worth of time. From learning about the scientific miracle that […]
Internally, I yelled at God that I felt like He was ignoring me. Couldn’t He see how hard I tried? So why was prayer so difficult? Why wasn’t He acknowledging me? Did He even care?
by Fr. Mike Schmitz
Does prayer really do anything?
If God cared about us, why would He need us to ask for anything before He gave it to us?
The only think prayer does is make you feel good about yourself.
Do you ever find yourself thinking this way about prayer? Or have your heard others question prayer in this way? That’s totally normal . . . you are not a freak or a “terrible Christian.” It shows that you are taking prayer seriously and not just kind of “going through the motions.” If prayer is going to “mean something,” then it should “do something.”
by Jurell Sison
Journaling isn’t a magic trick. It’s a style of prayer that brings us closer to an intimate friendship with the divine.