Online Scripture Reflection


The Martha Syndrome

"You may have the Martha Syndrome if you think God needs you to accomplish divine work in the world." 

As youth ministers we may fall into this trap.  Read Steve Gerali's thoughts to find out if you are "underestimating God's sovereignty and overestimating your contribution to God's work."

It's important to be for the Lord rather than do!  BE with Him! 


Pope's Address to Youth

The Pope tells the youth that sanctity is for all youth.  No person is too young to become holy.  Holiness is for all ages.  In God becoming man, He entered the world as a child.  He chose to become a child to show us the way and bear witness to the father. 


"Spe Salvi" is for Youth

Our Holy Father tells university students that his new encyclical, "Spe Salvi", is for them - is for the youth!  He invites young people to have both individual and group reflections using the new material.

"Is the theme of hope perhaps not particularly suitable for youth?"


Mirror Mirror

We know how difficult it is to be a parent these days, especially one who is trying to raise a child in the faith.  Are you looking for ways to reach out to your teens but feel disconnected from their world?  The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding has some great resources.  Read more »