We discussed the “Just War Doctrine” this past Sunday at our youth group meeting. This was a topic the teens had asked about several times. “Is war ever OK?” “Can Catholics serve in the military?
This week’s Mass readings really focus on being a servant rather than trying to be “the boss”. Yesterday I wrote about servant leadership. Being a servant is also about trust. We need to trust in God that he will meet our needs. When we are servant leaders we place our outcomes in God’s hands rather […]
Our youth group is chartered as a Venturing Crew. Venturing emphasizes servant leadership. Jesus is the ultimate example of servant leadership.
This recipe for homemade model magic type clay results in a dough which is lighter and softer than the homemade play-dough and has a very nice feel to it. It also does not have flour, if you have kids with gluten allergies.
I had the privilege of taking our teen youth group to the March for Life in Washington DC this year. What an amazing experience!
Our Lady of Guadalupe: My little son, there are many I could send. But you are the one I have chosen.
This past weekend, our teen youth group did some leaf raking for the elderly in our neighborhood. We teamed up an ecumenical organization made up of four local churches.
Through him the whole structure is held together and grows into a temple sacred in the Lord; in him you also are being built together into a dwelling place of God in the Spirit.
One Body and one Spirit, as you were also called to the one hope of your call; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.
In contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.