By Matthew Clem, YA Candidate Last weekend, February 27-March 1, George Mason University held its first Encounter With Christ retreat (EWC). I was blessed to be a part of the team that went on the retreat, which was made up of students. Some adult leaders included YA candidate Tyler Fabian, WoYA directress Kelly Powers, and […]
This month, Fr. Jack dived into the problem of evil and highlighting the Christian response to suffering. Check out the video below. Be sure to mark your calendar for the next Food for the Soul on Monday, March 16th at 7:30pm!
The Youth Apostles Institute is holding its 21st annual pro-life essay contest! The theme is “Be Pro-life 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. We also hope to provide an activity that may find to be a […]
By Claire Morrison To say that I was excited to take part in this year’s annual Women Youth Apostles Retreat would be a great understatement. As I drove past farms and fields on the way to the San Damiano retreat center, I reflected back on my hectic week (and year), praying that this partially […]
By Jonathan Mundell This past Saturday Bishop Loverde celebrated a Vigil Mass at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in celebration of consecrated life. Four of our consecrated men in Youth Apostles (Fr. Ramon Dominguez, Fr. Tom Yehl, Peter Clem, and Jonathan Mundell) were honored to join for this celebration. As we sang the entrance […]
Last Friday, Fr. Jack was invited to the Don Bosco Christo Del Rey High School in Takoma Park, Maryland to celebrate Mass and be the main celebrant. This was a particularly special day because it was to remember the 200th anniversary of the birth of St. John Bosco. During his homily, Fr. Jack talked about […]
Yesterday, thousands gathered together for the annual March for Life, consisting primarily of young people. It was with great joy that we began the day at the Life is VERY Good Rally at the Patriot Center in Fairfax with about 7,000 other Catholics to celebrate Mass. We took about 35 youth from All Saints in Manasas, […]
Last Thursday night, Fr. Jack posed Jesus’ question to us: “What are you looking for?” He talked about prayer, encounter with the Lord, and how we are to go out and evangelize based on our relationship with Jesus. Be sure to check out the talk below!
With the March for Life being one week away, Youth Apostles is happy to announce the winners in the 16th annual Youth Apostles Prolife Poster Contest. The theme was “Welcome Unborn Life.” There were 494 entries. Participants came from the following schools: John Paul the Great High School, Paul VI High School, Angelus Academy, Holy Family […]
Last week, Joey McDermott, Benj Emrich, and Peter Maurer made their Full Member commitments to Youth Apostles. It was a joyous evening with a holy hour, Mass, and reception. Over 80 people were in attendance to support these men in their commitment for the next year. We thank God for their sacrifices for community and […]