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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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?Si...
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Unlikely Prophets

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How easily we can ignore Jesus teaching "those of you without sin may throw the first stone." As a society, we are quick to judge others. In his song "Hands On", Kanye West says that Christians will be the first ones to judge him.Arguably one of the more controversial rap music artists, husband to the ultra-famous Kim Kardashian, fashion designer, ...
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