Students climb to the CCM Summit

Definition of a summit: the highest point of a hill or mountain.  The fourth annual Catholic Campus Ministry Summit kicked off this past weekend at St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish in Charlottesville, VA. Over 700 college students from around Virginia came to this 24-hour conference. Shout-outs went to Virginia Tech, who brought the largest group […]

Advent Reflection: Unrepeatable Joy

The Advent season often gets overlooked in modern day society. The craziness of Christmas is in full swing by Black Friday. All the gifts, decorations, and shopping is a must for all modern day Christians, it seems. Yet don’t we go through this every year? Recently at Catholic Campus Ministry at ODU, we decorated the […]

Norfolk Community: Monarchs Assemble!

Homecoming 2014 took place this past week at ODU. The theme for this year’s Homecoming was “Monarchs Assemble!” As a result, there were many superhero themed banners, costumes, and floats throughout the week. CCM kicked off the week by Painting the Town Blue. Each student organization at ODU was given a window at the Webb Center (the student union) to paint and […]

Norfolk Community: What Can I Do For You?

“What Can I Do For You?” This has been the theme of community life in Norfolk, VA since Jimmy Noone and I moved down to Norfolk back in August. Sean Mazary and Michael Pantazis also moved into the house. Life in Norfolk has seen a bit of a transition the past few months. Jimmy comes in […]

Be Not Afraid: ODU Beach Retreat 2014

“Be Not Afraid!” These famous words by St. Pope John Paul II was the theme of Beach Retreat this past weekend. Fifty ODU students who participated traveled to Sandbridge, VA for a weekend of prayer and fellowship. Full Members Fr. Mike Kuhn, Jimmy Noone, and John Lilly helped make the weekend a success. New Director Julie LaBelle and student Samantha […]

2014 Pro-Life Essay Contest Winners

Junior Division First Place Arianna Z. Tilley Angelus Academy In Matthew 5:13, the Gospel explains that we should be “salt of the earth” but not live in the world. In other words, we must not get trapped in the world’s troubles, but rather work to draw the world to God. One of the many troubles […]

Kindle the Fire

[olimometer id=1] Youth Apostles’ has a new Annual Appeal: Kindle the Fire. It should have arrived in your mailboxes already. Pease read it over!  It’s about our college campus ministries and how much they’ve grown over the past few years. We have expanded our reach to Old Dominion University and Virginia Tech University.  Please prayerfully consider a heartfelt gift to help […]

Swinging into Summer: 18th Annual Golf Tournament

This past Monday, May 12th, Youth Apostles hosted it’s 18th Annual Golf Tournament at Raspberry Falls in Leesburg, VA. The event was well attended by golfers, sponsors, Youth Apostle brothers, and volunteers. There was a total of 96 golfers, who thoroughly enjoyed their day. The weather was perfect for golfing. The rain held off just long enough for […]

Youth Apostles 18th Annual Golf Tournament

Youth Apostles is proud to announce its 18th Annual Golf Tournament! This fundraiser is important for the ministry we do. The money that we raise goes to supporting our work with young people, which is vital to what we do as Youth Apostles. Therefore, your help is greatly needed! Please consider supporting our work through […]

Come Celebrate 25 Years of Ordination!

It is with great joy that we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood of Fr. Jack Peterson, YA and Fr. Peter Nassetta, YA! All are welcome to attend and join us in thanking and celebrating two great men in our community. The Mass and reception will be held on May 3 […]