Leadership in the Lord’s Army

Jacob Znachko, a Youth Apostles candidate and cadet at Virginia Military Institute, took a break from his customary woolen attire in February to help lead a weekend retreat for college students sponsored by the Diocese of Richmond. The Encounter with Christ, a long tradition for Catholic students studying at the many eminent colleges and universities […]

March 8th Weekly Update

Youth Apostles Weekly Update vol. 9, no. 9 In this issue (3/8/12): 1) Priorities: Nothing more important 2) Events: Planning ahead 3) Coming up at 1600 Carlin: Formatiomania 4) Birthdays Dominguez. 5) Prayer intentions 6) News: It’s all building up to something 7) Retreat notebook: Lenten companion 8) The Fine Print: Rank and file   […]

13th Annual Pro-Life Poster Contest – “Build a Culture of Life!”

The Youth Apostles Institute is holding its 13th annual pro-life poster contest! The theme for the contest is “Build a Culture of Life!” Through the contest, we hope to provide a means by which young people may express their pro-life beliefs and the values they have been taught at your institution and at home. We […]

DBC Marks Presidents’ Day with “El Presidente Cup”

Monday, February 20, 2012 the Don Bosco Center held a Presidents’ Day soccer tournament. The tournament was held at the Don Bosco Center on the new turf field that was just completed this past fall. There were six teams with six players each in the tournament. Jessica Morales, director of youth ministry at Sacred Heart […]

DBC teens, families celebrate Ash Wednesday

Father Ramon invokes the blessing at the DBC’s Ash Wednesday Mass. On February 22, 2012 the Don Bosco Center (DBC) held an Ash Wednesday service. We had regular DBC at the start of the day. We helped students with homework from 3 – 4pm and then they played soccer from 4 – 5pm. At about […]

Youth Apostles Pro-life Essay Contest Winners Announced

The winners have been selected in the Youth Apostles Institute’s 18th annual pro-life essay contest. In this year’s contest, participants were to address the topic, “Pro-life = Pro-love Because….” Youth Apostles has run the contest since 1993, and has given thousands of youth an opportunity to think about and apply pro-life values, why they believe unborn human life should be protected and loved, […]

DBC unveils soccer field in honor of slain teen

[pullquote_right width=”60%”]They were already coming, so he built it. [/pullquote_right] It’s hard to imagine a normal day without soccer at the Don Bosco Center. Father Ramon Dominguez, YA, the center’s director, describes the first hour at the afterschool program, located in the Georgetown South Community Center in Manassas, Va., as “homeworky.” But once most of […]

Youth Apostles Weekly Update vol. 9, no. 3

Youth Apostles Weekly Update vol. 9, no. 3 In this issue (1/27/12): 1) Priorities: Done been retreated 2) Events: Petit piety 3) Coming up at 1600 Carlin: Narrowing that down 4) Birthdays Cadenas 5) Prayer intentions 6) News: The gloves come off 7) Retreat notebook 8) The Fine Print   1) Priorities: Away they went: […]

The Youth Apostle Prayer

Dear Lord, we no longer want to live for ourselves, but for you. Strengthen us through the Eucharist and fill our community with your love, that we may be faithful to the truth and live in truth. Help us to be always aware of Mary’s example of total giving. Let her example be the basis […]

Youth Apostles Holds 18th Annual Pro-Life Essay Contest

The Youth Apostles Institute is holding its 18th annual pro-life essay contest! The theme is “Pro-life = Pro-love Because…” Through the contest, we hope to provide a means by which young people may express their pro-life beliefs and the values they have been taught at your institution and at home. We also hope to provide […]