YA 21st Annual Pro-life Essay Contest Is On!

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 […]

March for Life 2015

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, […]

Youth Apostles Pro-life Poster Contest Winners Named!

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 […]

Youth Apostles Pro-Life Poster Contest is On!

The Youth Apostles Institute is holding its 16th annual pro-life poster contest! The theme for the contest: “Welcome Unborn Life!”  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 at school, in ministry and at home. We also hope […]

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 […]

15th Annual Pro-Life Poster Contest

        The Youth Apostles Institute Announces its… 15th Annual Pro-life Poster Contest   Theme: Life – The Best Choice   Two divisions: Junior (grades 7 & 8) Senior (grades 9-12) Prizes: First Place ($100) Second Place ($75) Third Place ($50) Honorable Mention certificates   AND! First Place posters will be made available […]

Winning Pro-Life Posters Announced

Winning entries in the 14th annual Youth Apostles Pro-life Poster Contest have been selected. This year 433 students participated in the contest, the most ever submitted in one year. Judges noted a marked improvement in the overall quality of the entries. The theme was “I Formed You in the Womb.” The Youth Apostles poster contest […]

YA Retreat 2013 – Increase Our Faith

Some 80 Youth Apostles returned home Sunday (1/6) from the community’s annual retreat, a four-day dive into the silence and prayerful rigors of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. This year the retreat took place at the Roslyn Retreat Center near Richmond, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. The theme, taken […]

YA Announces Pro-Life Poster Contest

The Youth Apostles Institute is holding its 14th annual pro-life poster contest! The theme for the contest is “I Formed You in the Womb.” 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 at school, in ministry,and at home. We also hope to […]

La Mancha Soars As Both Theater And Ministry

  It takes dozens of people working toward a common purpose to put on a big musical like The Man of La Mancha. Maybe that’s what gives a theatrical production so much potential as a ministry. It inspires people, draws them outside of themselves and brings them together in a kind of communion. It helps, […]