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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Empowering Courageous Missionaries [Free Online Event]

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"Filled with the love of Christ, young people are called to be witnesses of the Gospel wherever they find themselves, by the way they live." Pope Francis, Apostolic Exhortation Christus Vivit, #175​In Christus Vivit, Pope Francis challenges us to respond to the Spirit's call to recognize youth ministry as a missionary experience - one that is const...
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A Child's Kiss: A Special Prayer

A Childs Kiss A Special Prayer
A heart which is home to affection for God makes a prayer of an unspoken thought, or an invocation before a holy image, or a kiss blown to the Church. It's beautiful when mothers teach their little children to blow kisses to Jesus or to Our Lady. What tenderness there is in this! In that moment the child's heart is transformed into a place of praye...
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Best of Youth Ministry Access for October

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Exploring Vocational Discernment The recent Synod on "Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment" and "Christus Vivit" emphasized the importance of discernment and vocation in the life of young people.  Pope Francis noted that "that all of us, but "especially the young, are immersed in a culture of zapping. We can navigate simult...
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