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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.
The Men’s Retreat sponsored by Life Teen is a weekend of brotherhood, restoration, and inspiration. You can expect to hear engaging talks, to enjoy some outdoor fun in the beauty of the north Georgia mountains, and most importantly, to encounter God through the sacraments and times of prayer. Adult men (18+) of all ages and walks of life are invited to attend this retreat.
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.
Our 2022 Lent Companion features daily Gospel reflections written by youth ministers and Life Teen staff that will help your teenagers pray through the Lenten season. This impactful devotional is great for individuals, groups, or for families looking to grow together this Lent.
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 David Leininger
“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty…” This totally applies to long distance relationships.
by Rachel Leininger
I’m not sure why I can’t get a boyfriend and it’s really been affecting my self-esteem lately. I’ve always wondered if maybe God knows I’m not ready to have one, or maybe guys just don’t like me.
by Katie Trudeau
What are you looking for? Seriously spend some time in prayer, and be sure to pray for your future spouse if you feel the vocation of marriage.
Going on dates is fun, but it can be easy to get stuck in a rut of the same old things: dinner, movie, movie, dinner, etc… So here is a list of 96 creative (and for the most part affordable) dates that you can go on.
In relationships, the man’s job is to follow God’s example and pursue the woman the way God pursues the Church. We were created for it.
Remember, most of your romantic relationships will end – so when you initiate a break up, will you be courageous, respectful, clear, and kind?
Have you ever physically felt heaviness in your heart? Whether you’re a guy or a girl, heartbreak is painful. #RealTalk
Our Church has some fantastic ways that you can pray with someone you are dating without compromising them or yourself emotionally.
by Sarah McMahon
You are eternally wanted by our Lord and Savior no matter what you have done or how far you have run from Him.
It then allowed me to see guys for who they really were, and if they didn’t treat me with respect, I didn’t crave that attention or affirmation from them… I just moved on.