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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 Veronica Lopez Salgado
It was a hot, dry summer in Kansas. I was the curious girl in love, going on a date with my forever crush.
by Sam Brebner
You hooked up with someone. You should feel amazing.” But amazing was about the farthest thing from what I felt.
by Valentina Javier
With tears running down my face, I felt for the first time every wound and every scar I had been numb to for so long. It all hit me — I was not OK.
by Life Teen
Where the world settles for passing pleasures, the Church calls us to live for an eternal Kingdom. Oftentimes, this call is difficult, and every person who resolves to follow Christ will have to bear a weighty cross. Those who struggle with gender confusion carry a particularly challenging cross that the world would rather ignore.
by Jessica McMillan
Say it with me, “Would you like to go on a date?” I’ll give you a moment to catch your breath.
by Hudson Byblow
Today, despite same-sex attractions and transgender inclinations being a part of my story, self-identifying as gay, transgender, or even straight is something I choose not to do.
by Timea Zabo
Going through a breakup is a painful experience of its own. It is confusing, crushing, and sometimes even paralyzing. Months can pass and it can feel like nothing has healed inside. It can be easy to grow impatient and let other things try to numb the ache. I know your […]
Retrospectively, I see how my understanding of what it meant to be a boy or a girl was anchored merely on my perception of masculinity and femininity. However, this was a moving target, completely at the whim of my imagination!
by Laurie Medina
As you navigate the single season of your life, it will be tempting to default to dating to “fix your loneliness” or to fit in. But trust me: if you are single in high school, that’s OK.
by Avera Maria Santo
In order for society to be able to define us, it had to create us. Newsflash: society did not create us.