Catholic Campus Ministry Summit 2016

The Catholic Campus Ministry Summit (for college students) and the Diocesan Youth Conference (for high school students) took place concurrently in Richmond this past weekend.  The CCM Summit was Friday night to Saturday night and the Diocesan Youth Conference was Friday to Sunday.  Over 1800 youth and young adults came together to celebrate their faith.  […]

Good Friday Stations in McLean

As I bask in the light of Easter joy, I remember what made this possible. I recall the sacrifice Jesus made on Good Friday for each and every one of us. On this most recent Good Friday morning I looked out the window of our Youth Apostles house in McLean and saw a long procession […]

Youth Apostles goes to Vocations Fair at Franciscan University of Steubenville

Our community of Youth Apostles was blessed to participate in the annual Religious Vocations Awareness Day at Franciscan University of Steubenville which took place on October 18, 2013. Around 75 religious communities and dioceses from around the United States were represented. It was a great blessing to see so many religious priests, brothers, and sisters, […]

Don Bosco Center Celebrates “Mega Week”

At one of our recent staff meetings the Don Bosco Center staff dubbed the week of January 20 “Mega Week”.  Why?  I am  so glad you asked!  On Monday, January 21 we did not have regular Don Bosco Center (DBC).  Instead, since they were off school, we took our group to ice skate at the […]

Holy Half Hour in McLean

Every month for the last eight years the Holy Half Hour has brought joy to the Youth Apostles house in McLean. Father Ramon Dominguez, YA, leads the ministry, which usually takes place on the morning of the first Friday.  Moms, and sometimes dads, arrive with babies, toddlers and older children shortly after 10. The children have fun […]

Youth from the Don Bosco Center Receive Sacraments

Two teens who have been involved at the Don Bosco Center (DBC) received sacraments at All Saints Catholic Church in July. Ronnie, who graduated from Osbourn High School in the spring, received the sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation. He is very outgoing and is always the first one to welcome new people to the […]

1st Five Year Commitments for Women Youth Apostles

On June 23, 2012, six of our sisters (bottom row from left to right: Lauren Traskey, Irene Viorritto, Kathy Sullivan, Kelly Power, Laura Schaefer, and Jessica Kresge) in the Women Youth Apostles renewed their full-member commitments for five years. This is an exciting step for their community because it is the first time that the […]