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...

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.

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Anti-Racism is the Only Catholic Response

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After the recent death of George Floyd, Pope Francis sent a strong message to U.S. Catholics condemning the "sin of racism" and asking us to pay attention to the racism that is happening in our own communities and churches. According to the Holy Father, "We cannot close our eyes to any form of racism or exclusion, while pretending to defend the sac...
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Celebrating the Equinox, the Moon, and Their Relationship with Easter

Celebrating the Equinox, the Moon, and Their Relationship with Easter
"Praised be You, my Lord, through Sister Moon and the stars, In the heavens you have made them bright, precious and fair." St Francis of Assisi The moon has inspired artists, poets, and romantics for centuries. It divides the day into night and affects the tides of the oceans. For Christians, the moon is one of the "great lights" that God made on t...
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White Privilege and Youth Ministry

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"There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus." Galatians 3:28 U.S. Catholic magazine recently ran an article with Sister Helen Prejean in which she says to "check your white privilege." This got me thinking… are we having this conversation with our young people? S...
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