Teens Tackle Poverty Close To Home

Story originally published on Arlington Connection by Shirley Ruhe. Rory Cameron from Arlington took off with a fleet of mini vans on June 24 where he was headed for a week of WorkCamp with the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. Lily McIntire changed into her white shirt with the blue motto for this year “I Will Love” […]

Bishop Burbidge Visits Youth Apostles

For pictures from the evening, click here. Bishop Michael Burbidge, the newly installed Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, visited Youth Apostles on Tuesday, March 21. He celebrated Mass and had dinner with our community. After dinner, he joined us for a brief presentation by Mike Paquette, Fr. Tom, and Rob Tessier on the history, […]

Fr. Ramon Interviewed by WUSA9

Fr. Ramon was interviewed by WUSA9 on his work at the Don Bosco Center. [button style=”qua_btn_blue” size=”qua_btn_large” btn_disable=”0″ url=”http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/-offscripton9-gang-participation-of-kids-teens-/419674019″ ]Watch here[/button]  

Rob Tessier and Kevin Bohli Interviewed Ahead of March for Life

Rob Tessier, Director of Youth Ministry at All Saints Catholic Church in Manassas, VA, and Kevin Bohli, Director of Youth Ministry for the Diocese of Arlington, were interviewed by NBC Washington ahead of the March for Life. Watch their incredible witness to this great event, and how important it is to build a culture of […]

Youth Apostles Pro-life Poster Contest Biggest Ever, Winners Announced

The winners in the 18th annual Youth Apostles Prolife Poster Contest have been selected! The theme was “Time to Respect Life.” Thanks to all the participants, schools and youth ministries that took part. There were 626 entries, the highest number of entries in any Youth Apostles Pro-life Poster Contest ever. Participants came from the following […]


Stay focused on Christmas!

Reflection provided by Fr. Jack Peterson Merry Christmas to you and your family! Christmas Day is celebrated for eight days in the Church. We call it the Octave of Christmas.  It ends on January 1 with the feast of the Mary, the Mother of God. It is very easy to be distracted during Christmas by a […]

Vocations Awareness Day

Jonathan Mundell and two Women’s Youth Apostles, Tiffany Lambert and Krysti Patient, represented the Youth Apostles community and the Women Youth Apostles community at Vocations Awareness Day this past Friday. The Religious Vocations Awareness Day Fair held in Finnegan Fieldhouse at Franciscan University of Steubenville welcomed and brought together representatives from nearly 100 different religious […]

Fr. Jack in Rome!

Fr. Jack recently had the opportunity to celebrate Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. After Mass, he ran into Fr. Steve Shafran, SDB. He is the new provincial minister of the Salesians of Don Bosco. He invited Fr. Jack to be the main celebrant of the Mass for their school, Christo Rey, in celebration […]