One Week Could Change My Life: Engaging Youth in Faith-Filled Service

My wife and I are parents of three young adults. Each of our daughters loves their Catholic faith but their journeys were unique. One thing in common was that all of them engaged in summer mission experiences with our parish through Young Neighbors in Action. Looking back, it feels like their mission experience helped faith stick in their lives and helped them grow a faith that they could take with them into their college and young adult lives.

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Service Learning: Much Better than Anti-Wrinkle Cream!

Service Learning: Much Better than Anti-Wrinkle Cream!

There are times when I think I am too old to work with adolescents. My memory fails me. My back hurts and my knees creak. I don’t know how to Snapchat, and I wouldn’t know 5 Seconds of Summer from...five seconds of summer! How can someone my age relate to today’s generation of teens?

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Service - a powerful thing

Young Neighbors in Action for 2014 is coming to a close. We are in our final week - Boston and Toronto are into day two of service and learning and having an incredible time.  It's a good time to reflect on some of what I know - in an Oprah-esque way....

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