Ministry Workshop on Accompanying Youth
Join us for our 2018 National Workshop Series which is guided by the Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment. This workshop will explore accompaniment as our model for ministry with youth and their families.
Register for Young Neighbors in Action Summer 2018 Sites and Dates!
Embark on a service learning adventure with your high school youth this upcoming summer.
Register for Just5Days Summer 2018 Sites and Dates!
Embark on a service learning adventure with your middle school youth this upcoming summer.
Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies Program
A ministry education program for adults in ministry with youth in both parish and school settings.
Susan is the Project Coordinator for Just5Days and YouthLeader programs. She also writes for Youth Ministry Access, works in marketing for the Center, and has given presentations at diocesan and national conferences, including NCCYM, NCYC, and the LA Religious Education Congress. She holds a Master of Pastoral Studies degree from Loyola University ...New Orleans and a Certificate in Youth Ministry from the Center for Ministry Development. More

What a 13-Year-Old Can Teach Us About Solidarity

together-2450095_1920
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven" – Matthew 5:9-10 Seeking justice and peace can be a tumultuous endeavor. Pope Francis reminds us of that in his reflections about the beatitudes from his recent apostolic exhortati...
Continue reading
  129 Hits

The Spirituality in Restlessness

fashion-person-woman-hand
Few words are as misunderstood in the contemporary English language as is the word spirituality. Probably the biggest misconception is regarding spirituality as something "other-worldly" and separate from us. Our spirituality is not "out there" but rather it is the transcendent within us. Spirituality is not some paranormal activity, an unachievabl...
Continue reading
  466 Hits

In This New Year, Let Us Be Open to Grace

cover
"In this day and age, unless Christians are revolutionaries, they are not Christians. They must be revolutionaries through grace." – Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy   The events of this past year have shown why we need to be open to grace moving in our lives. There were times when it felt like the news was continuously looping deadly shootin...
Continue reading
  689 Hits