Less Nones

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We’ve all heard the research about the “nones.” More people in the US than ever identify themselves with no religion whatsoever. There’s no doubt many of them are coming from the Catholic Church. Youth Ministry can definitely help stem the tide, but how can we be sure that we are doing the most effective ministry we can? Read more »

It's the shortest verse in Scripture. It might be the most powerful.

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Today I’m going to the funeral of a friend of mine. Her name is Alison. She was 31. 31! She was married with three kids under the age of 7. Her youngest just turned 1 on Easter. She died in the middle of the night. She was very healthy, and the doctors can’t explain what happened. As you can imagine, her husband and the rest of her family are devastated. As I think about what is in store for them – growing up without a mom, explaining to a 3 year old why mommy can’t read her a story, having Thanksgiving and Christmas without your daughter – I can’t help but ask why. We all ask why when faced with something tragic. Read more »

Project Life in the News

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Check out this article from the St. Louis Review: Read more »

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Pray for Holy Vocations

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May is always a busy month of transition with much to celebrate! Throughout this month you will see kids starting summer, Graduations, Parties, Ordinations and even some Weddings.  In this time of new beginnings it is always important that we take time to pray for each other and especially for the vocation that God has placed in each of us and the community of the Body of Christ.
 
What our world needs more than anything is to know and experience the Love of Jesus Christ.  In striving for holiness and seeking God’s Will for our lives we not only find true Joy, but we bring it to others as well!
 
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Canonizations of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II

This Sunday, April 27th, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will be Canonized Saints!  Here our some great resources and ways to celebrate these two great men of God:

Free Resources from LIFE TEEN

St. Louis Review's Complete Coverage

Word From Rome Coverage and Word on Fire Blogs by Fr. Robert Barron

USCCB Resources Read more »

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