Kick-Off Season Inspiration

Life Teen kick-offs are around the corner and if you need any inspiration, here are some kick-off Life Nights to consider doing with your teens!

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Social Life Nights to Put on Your Calendar NOW!

You may be wondering, which series? Which Social Life Nights? Which Issue Life Nights? Any Life Nights that pertain to the liturgical season? These are all great questions you should be asking as you plan your calendar this summer.

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Minute to Win it: Summer Life Night

Check out “Minute to Win It,” a Social Life Night that has teens growing in community…

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How to Thank Your Core

In the midst of all that madness, here is your gentle reminder to practice gratitude, my dear youth minster friend.

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Why Your Teens Need a Steubenville Conference

It wasn’t easy for my Core Team and I to discern which summer events we would offer to our teens, but the Steubenville Conference was always one of them.

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Reminder: Teens Need Basics

In my last blog, I mentioned that I was somewhat surprised by two things in a session I got to facilitate for our diocesan youth conference. I wrote about “mean teens” last time and now, I want to talk about the need to address our Catholic understanding on sexuality and […]

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Mean Teens

I know “mean girls” exist — I’ve been working with teens for a long time.

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Steps to Take When You’re Trying to Serve Through Grief

I knew I had to claw myself out of the hole I was in and find a way to cope that was healthy. Below you will find 6 ways that I have found to help you cope in a healthy way.

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The Elephant On My Chest: A Life Night on Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Sadness and stress are feelings we experience. Whether a teen is suffering from a clinical disorder, or going through a difficult time, The Elephant on My Chest can help them understand what they are experiencing, teach them how to seek help or help others, and explore how they can find Jesus with them in their struggle.

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When it’s Dark

When It’s Dark is a Life Night dedicated to helping teens and communities process and recover from crisis situations.

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