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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.
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Will you be bold enough to ask God what you can give of yourself to better His Kingdom on Earth? The final parent teaching dives into almsgiving, and how we can be generous to others by giving our time, talent, and treasure to ease other’s lives. We are called to […]
Joel Stepanek encourages parents to let go of negative habits, and uproot those things that cause disunity between God or others. This parent teaching discusses the goodness of confession, being renewed in Christ through the sacrament of reconciliation, and self-discipline to follow the sacrament, especially through fasting during lent.
Prayer is the key foundation of our relationship with God. The second parent teaching stresses the importance for parents to pray in all seasons of life, and to know that their communication with God is the primary example for their children to learn how to pray.
From dust you came, and to dust you shall return. In this parent teaching, Amanda Grubbs introduces the history and symbolism behind Ash Wednesday, encouraging parents to enter into the liturgical season with a yearning for new life and stronger relationship with our Lord.
Discipline is critical to the development of middle school youth, and in this Edge video resource, Joel dives into the art of how to effectively discipline in a way that is formative and fruitful instead of hostile and humiliating.
In this video, Matt Fradd discusses how we should care for teens in our youth groups & parishes that come to us about struggling with a pornography addiction. Matt dives into the process of giving not solely spiritual advice, but also practical advice (accountability, educating themselves, encouraging patience) that will […]
In this video, Mark Hart tackles the ‘tough, but necessary’ topic of talking with your teens about pornography. Discussing how times have drastically changed since he was once a teen, Mark talks about how important it is to have a strategy when talking about pornography, and how to approach the […]
This world needs women who are proud to be daughters of the one, true King. Emily Wilson talks to us about the greatest feminist that she knows, our very own Mother Mary.
Love is sacrifice, and Jesus Christ made the ultimate sacrifice. This video looks at different forms of sacrifice and love, and reminds us of the great joy we find in the sacrifice of the mass.