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.  […]

Recapping Pope Francis’ Trip to Cuba and the United States

Last week, Pope Francis visited Cuba and the United States for the first time. The trip was packed with many public appearances, private meetings with heads of state, and opportunities for the pope to interact with those who are in most need of God’s mercy. Pope Francis spoke to Cuba and America on many subjects, […]

EWC #178

Written by: Robert Yorks, Junior at Old Dominion University Over the weekend of March 20th to March 22nd, I had the pleasure of attending the Encounter with Christ Retreat #178. Reflecting on it now, I don’t think they could have named the retreat anything better because for me it was truly an encounter. When you look […]

Marymount’s Alternative Spring Break Trip to Kentucky 2015

A couple weeks ago, Fr. Jack led an Alternative Spring Break trip to Kentucky with students from Marymount University. Check out the video below to here some stories from their trip. Be sure to also check out the ODU trip to Kentucky, the ODU trip to Peru, and the Virginia Tech trip to Michigan!   […]

ODU ASB Trip to Peru 2015

By Emi Hernandez A week ago I was very fortunate to go on the ASB trip to Peru with the Catholic Campus Ministry. To say this trip was good would be an understatement; it was an amazing, eye- opening trip that I would love doing again. We volunteered at El Hogar San Francisco de Asis, […]

ODU ASB: Come Follow Me

If you had told me that this Alternative Spring Break trip would include a hospital visit, climbing inside a cave, killing a wasp nest, and incredible moments inspired by the Holy Spirit, I wouldn’t have believed you. We were going to McKee, KY, a small, rural town in Jackson County situated in the mountains about […]

George Mason’s Encounter with Christ #1

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 […]

Give thanks because he lives!

This season of Lent is a great opportunity for spiritual growth. It can be, though, a drag at times due to the cold weather, failing in our resolutions, etc. Lent always seems to come at the toughest time of the year. I wish it came during the summer; it would be much easier to not […]