Practical Principles and Other Resources for Catechetical Sunday 2017

 Juliane Stanz and Tom East offer thirteen practical principles to guide accompaniment of youth and young adults as part of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops resources for Catechetical Sunday 2017. The full article introduces…

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Save the Date: Global Campaign in Support of Refugees

 Pope Francis is being joined by bishops across the U.S. and around the world in launching a global campaign to support our brothers and sisters who have fled their homes seeking a decent and safe life for their families. This historic…

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Various Retreat Models for Catholic High Schools

As you probably know from your own personal retreat experiences, there are many different ways to “retreat” with teens who are participating in a Confirmation, youth ministry, or campus ministry retreat. However, depending on the group…

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Working with Bible Study Aids

Your school may be embarking on Elective Course A, Sacred Scripture, of the USCCB Doctrinal Framework. Even if you are not, Scripture study plays prominently in each of your school's required and elective courses. Correspondingly, making…

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Bike Rally/Movie Event for Summer Fun

If you have occasion to work with teens in the summer through a parish-sponsored Youth Ministry program, here's an idea that works well with both younger and older adolescents.

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Summer Fun for Youth Groups

Here are three simple summer fun for your parish youth groups with a few extra adaptations. Enjoy!

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Consequences of the Contraceptive Mentality

Recent studies have connected several health risks for women to the use of hormonal contraceptives. As Pope Paul VI predicted with the 1968 release of the encyclical Humane Vitae which reaffirmed the Church’s teaching on married couples using only…

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