Virginia Catholic Campus Ministry Summit 2014

The Virginia Catholic Campus Ministry Summit, hosted by the Diocese of Richmond, is 24 hours of worship, teaching, and fellowship for Catholic college students from all over the state, hosted at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. It is coming up in less than two weeks on January 31 – February 1, 2014. Chris Stefanick will be […]

St. Leo’s CLC Update

In the great city of Fairfax, CLC at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church has seen a promising start to the beginning of the year. For the first time within the past month, St. Leo’s has coordinated two weekend Confirmation retreats for both boys and girls. The girls retreat saw 18 eighth graders attend, and […]

Retreats, concerts, and more retreats in the 757

There have been many stirrings down in Norfolk as of late. Despite the growing size of the community, a good amount of activities have been going on the past few months. The ODU CCM, headed by Fr. Mike Kuhn and Andrew Waring, saw a successful beach retreat at Sandbridge to kick-start the academic year. The […]

There’s A Fire Blazing At The Chapel!

Over the past few weeks at George Mason Catholic Campus Ministry, there has been a certain buzz around 4515 Roberts Rd. The year kicked off with the annual Luau at the chapel. Students began arriving promptly at 5:30pm, and never stopped coming. The smell of Oscar the pig spread across campus, luring students out of […]

Gluttony, Addiction, and Intent

This article is by Josh Schubert, a Substance Abuse Counselor for Fairfax County Youth and Family Services. He is a graduate of the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He recently addressed the Youth Apostles Full Members in July on Drugs and Addiction as part of our monthly formation. [divider] John 10:10 “I am come that they […]

First Youth Apostle Missionary Sent to VT

This past year, just before one of the small groups I was leading as an intern at Old Dominion University’s Catholic Campus Ministry, I received a call from Father Jack. If there is one thing that you learn very quickly as a member of Youth Apostles, it is that when the director calls you, he […]

YA Retreat 2013 – The Most Urgent Challenge

Pope Benedict XVI has told the U.S. bishops that the faith formation of the next generation of American Catholics must be their highest priority – not just passing on knowledge but shaping hearts. Speaking during this year’s retreat about “The Call to Youth Apostles,” Father Jack Peterson, YA, recalled the Holy Father’s message to the […]

Holy Half Hour in McLean

Every month for the last eight years the Holy Half Hour has brought joy to the Youth Apostles house in McLean. Father Ramon Dominguez, YA, leads the ministry, which usually takes place on the morning of the first Friday.  Moms, and sometimes dads, arrive with babies, toddlers and older children shortly after 10. The children have fun […]

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 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 […]