Youth Apostles Weekly Update vol. 9, no. 9
In this issue (3/8/12):
1) Priorities: Nothing more important
2) Events: Planning ahead
3) Coming up at 1600 Carlin: Formatiomania
4) Birthdays Dominguez.
5) Prayer intentions
6) News: It’s all building up to something
7) Retreat notebook: Lenten companion
8) The Fine Print: Rank and file
A small Celio among us: Matthew Foyt Celio was born February 28 at 6 lbs., 7 oz. Congratulations, Bobby and Aimee!
Playing with matches: We have met the threshold at which donations members make to the Annual Fund will receive the 100% match offered by an anonymous brother. The community may receive up to $15K in matching funds for donations made from now until June 30. You may make contributions with your credit card — please contact Chip for details.
March 31 Palm Sunday Vigil Family Mass and Potluck Supper
April 28 Full Member workshop (8:30 – 5:00)
May 21 Golf Tournament at 1757 inAshburn,Va.
June 4 Fundraising Dinner at Creighton Farms (near Leesburg)
June 9 Priestly Ordination of Deacon Tom Yehl
July 28-August 4 Beach Trip to Duck, N.C.
3) Coming up at 1600 Carlin Lane
Note on coming to dinner: Please remember you are all welcome to join us for dinner on Tuesday nights, just make sure to call us (703-556-0914) to let us know you’re coming. Please try to call before 3 p.m.
Bl. Agnello of Pisa
Full Members: Come with a head full of Don Bosco’s “Maxims and Methods,” chapter 3 in The Educational Philosophy of St. John Bosco. Candidates: Update thinks you’re lined up for “Adolescent Development.” Is that true? Anyone? Anyone?
March 16 Father Ramon
5) Prayer Intentions:
- For Tom Duesterhaus
- For David Glasow’s mother and others suffering with severe illness
- For vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life, particularly within Youth Apostles
- For the ongoing renewal of the consecrated life in Youth Apostles
- For the victims of war and an end to war; and for our soldiers and their families
- For all pregnant mothers and the babies they carry
6) Youth, Youth Ministry and Catholic News
N.b., news gathered from third-party sources is intended to meet the broad interests of Youth Apostles and other men interested in Catholic youth ministry. The factual content, analysis, and opinions contained therein do not represent the views of the Youth Apostles Institute or any of its members or employees.
“Cardinal Dolan Writes to Bishops, Outlines Religious Liberty Fight,” Zenit, March 8, 2012
“The situation in theUnited Statesregarding religious liberty suggests that ‘we have to prepare for tough times,’ according to the president of theU.S.bishops’ conference.”
“Teenagers launch campaign to send one million pro-life letters to the White House,” Lifesitenews.com, March 5, 2012
“15-year-old Angela Kim and the five other members of the Teenage Life Club are sending letters to the White House and the Supreme Court this month calling for an end to abortion. And they are looking for a few hundred thousand people to join them.”
7) Retreat Notebook
Loving Father, I want all my hopes and desires to coincide with your will for me.
8) The Fine Print:
Member addresses and the Youth Apostles online calendar (//www.youthapostles.org/candidate/CALS/calendar.html) are up-to-date. Please let us know if you have corrections or new events to post; contact me if you can’t access the calendar. .
2010 – 2013 Council
Director: Fr. Jack Peterson
Laity: Jim Garster
Consecrated: Fr. Peter Nassetta
At-large Council: Mike Power
Formation Director Fr. Jack Peterson
Treasurer: Chip Snyder
Secretary: Bobby Welsh
Interim House Director: Erik Teter
Apostolic Coordinator: Mike Paquette
Youth Apostles Institute 1600 Carlin Lane, McLean, VA 22101 //www.youthapostles.org