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Responding to Youth Who Are Struggling

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"Maybe next time!" "Sorry your grades just weren't good enough!" "Sorry you're having family problems." "Too bad you didn't make the team." There are many everyday conversations and situations in the life of a teenager that can cause pain and struggle.  As youth ministers, we accompany young people in their joys and sorrows.  &n...
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Best of Youth Ministry Access for October

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Exploring Vocational Discernment Pope Francis has dedicated the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops to be focused on the theme of "Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment." It will be held in Rome in October 2018. Pope Francis noted: "Its aim is to accompany the young on their existential journey to maturity so that, ...
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Responding to the Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis

Dear friends, I was in a conversation yesterday with a ministry leader who said that this moment is like waiting in the tomb. It's September, but it feels like Good Friday. The continuing reports of sexual abuse with children, youth, and adults, and the cover-up of abuse are alarming and disturbing. This crisis impacts our ministries with youth and...
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