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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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We have all been blessed with good gifts from God, both as men and women. So how do we use those gifts to serve God? Leah Murphy is here to share some practical solutions.
From their childhood experiences to living their life for their love of God, two women share their testimony about being Catholic feminists. Samantha and Becky help give clarity to the role of women within the Church and trusting the path God has for them.
We have to trust that God knows exactly what we need. In this teaching, Stephanie Espinoza breaks open suffering, and how we as Christians should turn to the Father for comfort and understanding during times of hurt.
In this Life Teen video resource, we dive into what we do with things that lose their importance or worth to us. Whether it be clothes, toys or miscellaneous things, we look back into the Gospels and look at how the accounts of the Apostles never lost their importance, but […]
In this video, Joel Stepanek gives a teaching on how the saying “you are what you eat” relates to our spiritual nourishment in the Eucharist. Joel explains some basic nutritional and dietary facts, while also talking about how our souls needs spiritual nourishment, and skipping mass and falling into sin […]
In this video, Matt Fradd debunks an argument about a “need” for pornography, and discusses the issues of sexual health, the virtue of chastity, and the confusing of a means to an end. Fradd tackles the issue of masturbation directly, and speaks about how it distorts and perverts the purpose […]
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, Matt Fradd discusses how the internet has made pornography affordable, anonymous, and accessible, and what we can do to combat this. Matt discusses the lies of the pornography industry- it doesn’t give us what it promises, but instead leaves us with less than we had to begin […]
In this video, Joel Stepanek discusses how to fortify ourselves against pornography and the temptations that can lead us into sin. Being aware of how we can be attacked and being proactive in removing temptations is instrumental in striving for holiness, Joel says. Removing accessibility, having accountability, and cultivating a […]
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 […]