Join us for Catholic Adventure Week

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Dates: June 25 to July 1, 2017
Location: Swift Base of the S-F Scout Ranch
Sponsored by the Greater St. Louis Area Council of the BSA, the Office of Youth Ministry, and the Catholic Committee on Scouting, BSA
 
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Project Life

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Project Life Returns June 11-16, 2017

If you are a home owner in or near Perryville who could use some help, please contact Tony Phillips at tonyphillips@archstl.org or 314-792-7626

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One Heart in Charity - ACA

Every year the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) support a number of programs and ministry across the Archdiocese of St. Louis and the Catholic Youth Apostolate is one of them. A great number of people experience Christ's love and mercy through the variety of charities, services, ministries, etc. that are supported through the ACA. Please take a moment and read more about the ACA and those they support HERE. Your prayers and any financial support you can give are greatly appreciated. 

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Annual Pastoral Assembly Highlights Youth Ministry

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Every year the Archdiocese of St. Louis hosts leaders from parishes all over the diocese to discuss key issues for our Church today at the Annual Pastoral Assembly. This year the Assembly highlighted youth ministry as a vital part of the New Evangelization. 

The message sent was one of dire need but also hope. Our young people are dying for a place to be loved and call home, and our Church has an incredible opportunity to be that place for them. 

We have posted here the executive summary and a couple of videos from the event for you to look over or to share with others who may want (or need) to learn more about how youth ministry can help our parishes, our young people, our families, and our world. There are more helpful tools on our resource page as well. 

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Avoid Politics at Thanksgiving Dinner. Talk Religion!

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Avoid politics at Thanksgiving Dinner. Talk Religion. Ok, well, not really. But we should be prepared to share our witness at any time. That’s what I learned a few days ago. Last weekend I went on a hunting trip with my father, brothers, uncles, and cousins. And even in a family where everyone was raised catholic, I’m often seen as the “Catholic guy.” I’m guessing that many of you can relate. Read more »