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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.
The Men’s Retreat sponsored by Life Teen is a weekend of brotherhood, restoration, and inspiration. You can expect to hear engaging talks, to enjoy some outdoor fun in the beauty of the north Georgia mountains, and most importantly, to encounter God through the sacraments and times of prayer. Adult men (18+) of all ages and walks of life are invited to attend this retreat.
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.
Our 2022 Lent Companion features daily Gospel reflections written by youth ministers and Life Teen staff that will help your teenagers pray through the Lenten season. This impactful devotional is great for individuals, groups, or for families looking to grow together this Lent.
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.
Simply saying the word “abortion” in a crowded room has the power to elicit a wide and deeply personal range of responses. The issues surrounding legalized abortion are deeply emotional, highly political, and extremely derisive.
But what if there was another way?
What if, as Catholics, we truly understood Christ’s teachings, as passed down to us through the Church? What if we learned how to convey them in a way that was understanding, compassionate, and persuasive? What if we learned how to have a loving discussion rather than a polarizing debate?
This page is dedicated to highlighting the current events, teachings, and lessons surrounding abortion. Here you’ll find helpful videos, Life Nights, and blogs. All free to access and share.
As Catholics, we believe life is worth defending and defending well in charity, truth, and courage. We hope these resources empower you to do just that.
by Marie Stettler
I always struggle to adequately portray the obstacles I was facing and manipulative nature of the relationship in which I had found myself in, but within one week of discovering I was pregnant, I had scheduled an appointment at Planned Parenthood. In that time, I had allowed myself to buy into every lie Satan sold me
by Caitlin Sica
If you had asked me seven years ago if I was pro-life, I would have automatically said, “Personally, yes, but politically, I’m pro-choice.” I took the comfortable position, the position that didn’t impose my beliefs on anyone else. I was able to take this stance because I knew nothing about abortion statistics, and because I had two major misconceptions about what it meant to be pro-life
by Christina Mead
There’s a lot of talk about being pro-life right now. It’s almost like it’s trendy to be pro-life every time January comes around.
However, it’s a lot easier to jump on board with the trending topic on Twitter than it is to live out a controversial moral belief. So how do you live “pro-life”? How do you take the sentiments of January into February and beyond?
What’s the “Jesus way” of dealing with brokenness, sin, and pain? Jesus’ answer to sin and pain is to love the person in front of Him.
by Dillon Duke
On the pro-choice side of the argument, I’ve often heard the statement, “If it’s my body, then it’s my choice.”
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You don’t know how it happens, but suddenly you are involved in a debate about abortion. You get lost in the rhetoric, you struggle to put together a thought, and then, just like that, the moment has passed. We’ve all been there. All For One empowers individuals to enter into the abortion debate through thoughtful responses to the nine most common pro-abortion arguments.
Linked are three excerpts from this short and affordable book. For more information, check out All For One in our online store. Bulk pricing is available!
Is Arguing Against Abortion an Insult to the Freedom of Women?
Is “Religious Ideaology” a Foundation for Law?
Why Defend Life?