Angel Barrera is a Project Coordinator for Youth Ministry Services for the Center for Ministry Development. Angel has over ten years of experience in ministry with youth and families in parish, campus ministry and diocesan settings. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Religious Studies from University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. He...
Angel Barrera is a Project Coordinator for Youth Ministry Services for the Center for Ministry Development. Angel has over ten years of experience in ministry with youth and families in parish, campus ministry and diocesan settings. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Religious Studies from University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. He formerly served as the Director of Youth Ministry for the Diocese of Brownsville.
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National Dialogue: Making Room for Young People

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…"Drawing together creates the conditions for the Church to become a place of dialogue and a witness to life-giving fraternity". We need to make more room for the voices of young people to be heard: "listening makes possible an exchange of gifts in a context of empathy… At the same time, it sets the conditions for a preaching of the Gospel that can...
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Christ is Alive: Being Easter People [Free Online Event for Ministry Leaders]

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"Christ is alive, and he wants you to be alive!" Pope Francis, Apostolic Exhortation Christus Vivit, 1 Easter and spring usher in a time of new life and growth. As we continue to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus, we reflect on what it means to be an Easter people. Recently, we have been challenged by Pope Francis' words to, above all things, ref...
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Showing up for Lent

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As we are about halfway through Lent, it is helpful to review our progress and journey so far. Some of us begin with bold and ambitious goals in how we are going to serve others and how we are going to pray. While my plans haven't panned out the way I would always like, there is some rich awareness developing in this Lenten season.  This Sunda...
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