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Family Merges Love for Christ with the Outdoors in New Mission

For this woman, what began as a childhood dream has become a thriving Catholic summer camp hosting students nationwide for outdoor week-long excursions in Colorado's Rocky Mountains.

Do Great Things, But Never Forget Your Own Neediness

We should make the most of our skills and opportunities, but we should never let our success make us think we are invincible or omnipotent. Most of us could use a healthy dose of humility every now …

Romance in Teen Fiction

An examination of the majority of today's publishers and authors in teen fiction reveals that many subscribe to a romance of sexual attraction rather than emotional intimacy.

Teens Discern Vocations at Steubenville Youth Conference

Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of the Diocese of Steubenville tells 2,000 teens, "You are heroes... You can do the Lord's work and undo what has been done by many."

Let World Youth Day Spark a Revolution, Pope Tells Youth

“You must not water down faith in Jesus Christ. Do not drink a watered down faith. Faith is whole, it is not watered down. It is faith in Jesus, the Son of God made man.”

The Wisdom of Age and the Joy of Youth

In a world where the old and young alike are exploited or ignored, World Youth Day shows us that even an old Pope and a crowd of teens can learn from each other

The Fountains of Youth: Truth, Beauty and Goodness

In his opening address at World Youth Day, Pope Francis said that young people need more than help with the basic necessities of life. They need to be directed to the transcendent.

World Youth Day Shows Young People’s Thirst for God, Says Rio Archbishop

The Church is supposedly irrelevant. Then why do all these young people still care?

Group ‘Sign of Contradiction’ Going to the Streets Gathering Prayer Requests for WYD

A response to Pope Francis' call to make the Church a more welcoming place

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