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Summit reflection video on the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time with Stephanie Espinoza.
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.
This year, we’re hosting 20 different Empower Core Member Trainings around the country. Our goal is to leave no parish behind and to train as many youth ministers and core members as possible in the skills it takes to start, build, and sustain a youth program. Will you join us?
We’ve crafted an entire weekend with the sole focus of helping you start solid youth ministry in your parish. Bring your priest, music minister, new staff or Core Members, and anyone else who is a key player in your ministry! You're guaranteed to walk away from this training plugged in to a vast network of support, knowing that you're not in this alone.
The Next Step is a young Catholic’s guide to navigating the somewhat frustrating but wildly exciting halls of high school. Focusing on keeping Christ at the center of friendships and decisions, The Next Step provides the necessary wisdom and humor to uplift any eighth grader as they approach this new stage of life.
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.
This is your one stop shop for great Catholic books, community, gifts, events, music, and resources. We are here to serve.
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.
College Life is a simple online series-based solution to the problem of keeping students connected to their Catholic faith in college.
by Nick Labrie
I first posted this blog one year ago yesterday after deleting my Facebook account. One year later and I don’t regret it a bit. That’s right, no night sweats or newfound social awkwardness, just a little more holy (I hope…)
“I’m sorry we can’t help, we’re on our way to church…”
One year ago I met Christ in the deserts of General Cepeda, Mexico. Here’s a video a couple of my brother missionaries put together after we returned.
I’m not growing into the man I thought I would be 4 years ago. I had plans like any other freshman in college. And, like any of those freshmen, they changed 5,345 times each week…
One year ago I met my friend Kris while on mission with Life Teen in Mesa, Arizona. The youth minister at a parish we served with called us to come meet Kris and told us a little of his story. Kris was 19 years old and not Catholic, but had been invited to Life Teen events by a friend and kept coming back for a while now. She told us that we weren’t to meet Kris at the parish, but in a local hospital where he had already been for several weeks.
Our God is a missionary God. We who are created in His image and likeness must be missionary.
Yesterday we were graced to be able to lead a Day of Reflection for the Core Team of an Atlanta area parish. Honestly, I think our mission community did nothing all day…
Today Randy led us in our formation on the encyclical by Pope John Paul II, Redemptoris Mater. For those of us who don’t speak Latin, that would be Mother of the Redeemer. The encyclical proclaims the truths of Mary and her role in our lives as a pilgrim people of a pilgrim Church. I’d like to share one piece on the hope with which Mary persevered.
On September 13th I met my new family. We spent a month together at Covecrest in the lovely Tiger, Ga before being sent out to our 3 mission bases (Covecrest, Atlanta, and Europe). One story of the Lord’s movements from this time continues to blow my mind…
It’s been suggested that we missionaries create a pocket sized dictionary of all the words and phrases we throw around throughout the year. It’s actually a pretty legitimate idea. There is a whole other language within the community, a language that may often mean something completely different to an objective observer…