Youth Apostles is holding its 22nd annual pro-life essay contest! The theme is “Message to an Expectant Mother.” 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. We also hope to provide an activity that may find to be a […]
As Lent begins, Fr. Jack gives his thoughts on why we celebrate the season of Lent. He proposes many ways in which we can grow in holiness, particularly through prayer and fasting.
This past Saturday, Bishop Loverde celebrated Mass at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More to Close the Year of Consecrated Life. Pope Francis ended the Year on February 2 in Rome but in the United States, the ending was pushed to this past weekend so that many religious from our diocese could be present. The […]
Today is the feast day of St. John Bosco, one of our three patron saints. He is best known for his love for young people, giving his entire life to their service. Fr. Jack shares some of his thoughts on this great saint. Check out the video below!
Fr. Jack shares a reflection the seven moments in Mary’s life where she shared a hug to express her maternal care.
A few years ago we had young people write prayers to promote prolife themes. For those of you who were able to attend the March, continue to pray using these prayers below. For those who were not able to attend, this is a great way to join by spiritually marching. Dear Mary, please give all […]
The winners in the 17th annual Youth Apostles Prolife Poster Contest have been selected! The theme was “Precious in God’s Eyes.” There were 386 entries. Participants came from the following schools: Paul VI High School, Oakcrest School, Angelus Academy, Holy Spirit School, Sacred Heart Academy, St. Agnes School, […]
Fr. Jack offers 3 brief reflections on Christmas as we approach the end of Advent and the celebration of Jesus’ birth.
On December 8th, Pope Francis opened the Holy Doors in Rome to begin the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. Fr. Jack gives some background to what this year will mean for the Church and how we can take part in this Year of Mercy.
Take some time this Advent to reflect on the gift of wonder and awe. Fr. Jack offers his challenge to take seriously the Advent season.