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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.
We are offered a future full of hope. That future, however, will not simply arrive at our doorstep. We must co-labor with Christ as he speaks hope into this world. A future of hope starts with the youth of today. They are tomorrow’s prophets and apostles, developers and doctors, teachers and preachers, athletes and artists, mystics and martyrs. How they are shaped today will be how they shape tomorrow.
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 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 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 […]
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 Ryan McQuade
I get that dating is a lot of fun, but I’m here to tell you don’t need a significant other to have the best high school experience ever!
by Teresa Nguyen
So yeah, being rejected sucks. If you’re in the midst of a rejection, you know what I mean. And tbh, it will probably always sting. But here are some things to remember that will make it suck a lot less…
by Caitlin Sica
Chances are, your heart has been or will be broken at one time, too. As death is part of life, heartbreak is part of love. It may be tempting, in the midst of pain, to become cynical about loving someone again.
by Joel Stepanek
I think, as Catholic men, we need to do away with the idea of a ‘friend zone,’ and here is why:
It disrespects our Christian sisters.
by Courtney Kissinger
Q: I’m about to graduate from college and I’m still single. I’m scared I’m going to have a hard time finding someone to marry once I’m out of school. Do you have any advice?
by Leah Murphy
Valentine’s day celebrates love, the expression of God’s own nature.
by Patricia Moes
Emotional chastity is a commitment to allowing the other person to be who they are, rather than who I want them to be. It is rooted in reality.