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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.
Life Teen’s Catholic Youth Ministry Convention has become America’s premier event for everyone involved in parish youth ministry. Why? Maybe it’s because we are different. We believe in practical, comprehensive youth ministry training. But we don’t think that’s enough. That’s why we incorporate elements of a spiritual retreat into the training convention. Because youth ministry isn’t about what you know, it’s Who you know.
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 Amanda Grubbs
In our loneliness, in our frustration, in our boredom, in our restlessness… God is with us.
by Life Teen
A Life Night to honor the graduating senior class and foster a more profound sense of community within the youth group using a digital platform.
We too often operate out of a limited idea of creativity, failing to recognize every person’s unique ability to reflect the creative power of God. Throughout this year, we are taking time to unpack the power of a creative word we can all speak, “Fiat.”
Before they can care about what the Church teaches, youth need to know that God exists. Before we can teach them details about morality, they need to know that there is absolute truth. Before we can expect them to be excited or invested in the Mass and the sacraments, they need to know Jesus.
by Lily Hannan
Whether you are responsible for high school or middle school ministry, have a large group or small group, are looking to bring teens together for a reconciliation and adoration service or send them away with personal reflections, we have resources for you.
Tweet them to teens. Invite teens to engage — like, comment, share, take a poll, ask a question, and share a commitment.
Here are two sample spring calendars for new youth ministry programs. Use these as a starting point and adapt to your unique calendar.
Looking for Edge and Life Nights for Advent and Christmas!?
Pumpkin Spice is back, so that means questions about Halloween are on their way! Here are some blogs you can point your teens to when they ask, “is it okay to celebrate Halloween?”
Retreat season is around the corner and you might be wondering, “What should I do for retreat this year?” Here are our top three suggestions for teen retreats this Fall.