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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Ground Your Youth Ministry Program in Intercessory Prayer

Here is a practical way to develop prayer partners for your ministry LAUREN SCHARMER It all started with a simple Facebook post: “Would you be willing...

The Spiritual Questions of Gen Z

A framework for youth ministry for the first post-Christian generation DOUG TOOKE For the last 15 years, Catholic faith-formation experts have been struggling over the best...

Teens Dealing with Difficulties: The Most Important Words We Can Say

BY LAUREN SCHARMER  Reflecting on my five years working in youth ministry, I am convinced that the most important words we can say to our...

Snatched from the Dragon, Caught for Christ

The importance of youth ministry PAT GOHN Looking back on my younger years, I’m grateful for the parish-based youth ministry that offered regular retreats and weekly...

Enlisting Youth Gives Life to Our Parish

Believing that they belong benefits all BECKY GROTH If all the youth ministers, past and present, sat down together to make a short list of the...

Called to Be Heroic: Youth engaging with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps youth find hearts for service Connie Clark Gayle Westfahl wasn’t getting the response she’d envisioned when she invited Catholic...

Using Annual Themes and Class Names

Grow Catholic identity THERESE L. SALAZAR Most of our students come to us after they have been in class all day learning academics. The...