Youth Apostles 18th Annual Golf Tournament

Youth Apostles is proud to announce its 18th Annual Golf Tournament! This fundraiser is important for the ministry we do. The money that we raise goes to supporting our work with young people, which is vital to what we do as Youth Apostles. Therefore, your help is greatly needed! Please consider supporting our work through […]

Come Celebrate 25 Years of Ordination!

It is with great joy that we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood of Fr. Jack Peterson, YA and Fr. Peter Nassetta, YA! All are welcome to attend and join us in thanking and celebrating two great men in our community. The Mass and reception will be held on May 3 […]

Happy Birthday, Pope Francis!

Happy Birthday to Our Holy Father, Pope Francis! Today he celebrated his 77th birthday by saying Mass and having breakfast with four homeless people who live on the streets in the Vatican. A small dog even joined in! This holy man continues to inspire the lives of those he touches every day. As Youth Apostles, […]

Snippets from St. Mary’s CLC

By Rocco Repetski:   Bobby Celio, Andrew Hadinger, and myself are moderators at Saint Mary of Sorrows Boys’ CLC in Fairfax, which is a pretty young group right now after graduating two strong senior leaders (Stephen Paquette and Pablo Barrios) from this past year. The group consists of mostly sophomores and younger and we only have […]

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 […]

Youth Apostles in Rome!

Dear Community Members and friends, I was extremely surprised to receive Fr. Jack’s invitation to join him and Meg Dalmut, the Directress of the Women’s Youth Apostles, on a Pilgrimage to Rome over Pentecost weekend.  He explained that Pope Francis had extended a worldwide invitation to members of Movements and Lay Associations within the Church […]

Youth Apostles Institute to lead campus ministry efforts at Virginia Tech

The Youth Apostles Institute has accepted an invitation from the Most Rev. Francis X. DiLorenzo, the bishop of the Diocese of Richmond, to lead the Catholic campus ministry at Virginia Tech. The appointment will go into effect June 1, 2013. Rev. David M. Sharland, YA, who has served as the chaplain and director of the […]

The Norfolk Blog: Full House

Father Mike Kuhn, YA, and I arrived in Norfolk about 19 months ago, on the first day of June 2011, and the Norfolk community of Youth Apostles was born. The following Tuesday night we held our first community meeting. I knew we were starting a community from scratch in Hampton Roads, but had no idea […]

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 […]