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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

How to Approach Mass – a 4min. video with Chris Stefanik

Suggested for middle school, high school, and young adults. This short talk was given at World Youth Day in Krakow, 2016.   Image credit: Screenshot from...

Plan a Mini Retreat

Connie Clark When my teenager returned from his confirmation retreat, I wondered if I could create a similar experience for my younger students on a...

Teaching the Art and Value of Prayer

The Greatest Thing We Can Do ERIC GROTH We exist and were created for three reasons: to know, love, and serve Jesus Christ. The Creator made...

Using Social Media to Share Our Faith with Teens

BY AMY CATTAPAN Instagram and Pinterest might not be the first tool you think of when it comes to evangelization, but when you picture your...

Three Bible Reading Tips from the YOUCAT

BY PAT GOHN The Catholic Church loves the Bible! Catholics call the Bible "God's Word" and "Sacred Scripture" because it is holy and contains what...

Teens Using Social Media to Reach and Teach Teens

MARY LOU ROSIEN It often feels as if technology has left some of us adults behind — with Snapchat, Instagram (Finsta- a ‘fake’ Instagram),...

3 Ways Grandparents and Youth Ministry Go Together

BY ERIC GROTH My paternal grandmother — God rest her soul — was really Catholic, the matriarch of faith in our family. Maybe you can...

Advent Activity for Dec. 8, Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

Catechists: Use this activity to explore the themes of today's Gospel with teens. A downloadable PDF of this page is available at the bottom...

Catholic I.Q.—Quiz Mash-Up: A little on Lent, a little on Youth Ministry

Fun facts about Lent and Youth Ministry DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question mash-up quiz combining Lent and Youth Ministry. It contains sample questions such as: ______________...

Let Lent Be Your “I Spy” Season

BY ERIC GROTH Have you ever read an I Spy book? Perhaps I Spy Treasure Hunt, I Spy Animals, or for those who like to...