1st Five Year Commitments for Women Youth Apostles

On June 23, 2012, six of our sisters (bottom row from left to right: Lauren Traskey, Irene Viorritto, Kathy Sullivan, Kelly Power, Laura Schaefer, and Jessica Kresge) in the Women Youth Apostles renewed their full-member commitments for five years. This is an exciting step for their community because it is the first time that the […]

The Man of La Mancha, This Week At All Saints

This Wednesday, July 18, the curtain goes up on The Man of La Mancha, Upper Room Theatre Ministries’ summer production at All Saints Catholic Church. Upper Room is the theatrical child of Rob Tessier, a YA Full Member and the coordinator of youth ministry at the Manassas, Virginia, parish. Their annual summer shows have become […]

Full Member Mark Embree wins the George R. Brown Teaching Award

Full member Mark Embree, a professor of computational and applied mathematics, has received the highest honor for undergraduate teaching at Rice University. The George R. Brown Prize for Excellence in Teaching is awarded after a vote taken among recent alumni. Behind Embree’s success reaching students in the classroom lies a deep enthusiasm for his discipline. […]

Norfolk Community Moves to a New House

The Youth Apostles community in Norfolk moved to a new location in late April. We were in the original house for less than a year but it had already become too cramped: on meeting nights the members were spread out across all the rooms on the first floor during dinner, and during Mass men were […]

13th Annual Pro-Life Poster Contest – “Build a Culture of Life!”

The Youth Apostles Institute is holding its 13th annual pro-life poster contest! The theme for the contest is “Build a Culture of 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 your institution and at home. We […]

DBC Marks Presidents’ Day with “El Presidente Cup”

Monday, February 20, 2012 the Don Bosco Center held a Presidents’ Day soccer tournament. The tournament was held at the Don Bosco Center on the new turf field that was just completed this past fall. There were six teams with six players each in the tournament. Jessica Morales, director of youth ministry at Sacred Heart […]

DBC teens, families celebrate Ash Wednesday

Father Ramon invokes the blessing at the DBC’s Ash Wednesday Mass. On February 22, 2012 the Don Bosco Center (DBC) held an Ash Wednesday service. We had regular DBC at the start of the day. We helped students with homework from 3 – 4pm and then they played soccer from 4 – 5pm. At about […]