Youth Apostles Weekly Update vol. 9, no. 3
In this issue (1/27/12):
1) Priorities: Done been retreated
2) Events: Petit piety
3) Coming up at 1600 Carlin: Narrowing that down
4) Birthdays Cadenas
5) Prayer intentions
6) News: The gloves come off
7) Retreat notebook
8) The Fine Print
Away they went: The Women Youth Apostles retreat went very well last weekend. They had 18 women on retreat. Father Jack was there for two days. Eduardo came out and gave two talks. Father David went for Mass on Sunday morning. God was very generous with his grace; thanks for your prayers.
Richmond seeks CM interns: The diocese is accepting applications for campus ministry interns for next year. Deadline is January 31. The internships come with a stipend and the chance to pursue a master’s degree in pastoral ministry or theology at no cost. More info @: http://www2.richmonddiocese.org/human/other/campusminister_INTERN.htm
Food for the Soul: Father Jack is looking to expand this ministry. Please tell someone about it and send their email to Eric McDade () so he can extend a proper invitation. The next feeding is February 10 with Mass at 7 followed by a light breakfast and a talk on “The Delight of Heaven” at 7:40.
Patrons in the house: The literary voraciousness of the Full Member formation program continues in March with a choice between John Morrison’s The Educational Philosophy of St. John Bosco and Chesterton’s classic meditation on St. Francis of Assisi.
February 3 Children’s Holy Half-Hour, 10:30 a.m.
February 7 Youth Ministry Seminar: 2 H.S. seniors and 2 college seniors
answer questions about their faith development
February 10 Food for the Soul, 7:00 a.m.
February 11-12 College Spring Workshop @ McLean YA House
February 23 YA Council Meeting
February 27 Father Jack visits Theological College once more with Father
Bashista and Bishop Loverde.
April 28 Full Member workshop (8:30 – 5:00)
June 9 Priestly Ordination of Deacon Tom Yehl
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.
St. John Bosco
Mass and meeting, topic TBA, but is not likely to address lawn darts, the Endangered Species Act, Neoplatonism, eigenvalues, basic strategies for success in chess, cyclonic circulations or prison security in the United Kingdom.
February’s youth ministry seminar is a panel of two high school and two college seniors who will talk and answer questions about their own faith development.
February 7 Ric Cadenas
5) Prayer Intentions:
- For Tom Duesterhaus
- For David Glasow’s mother and others suffering with severe illness
- For the souls and families of friends who have died
- 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.
“Pope warns Catholics to hold to doctrine,” UPI, January 27, 2012
“Pope Benedict XVI said Friday at the Vatican the world faces a crisis of faith and warned against indifference to doctrine in the name of religious unity.”
“Whose Conscience? Which Religion? The Enemy Is Partially Us,” Zenit, January 24, 2012
“There is a lot of anger over the Obama administration’s recently announced decision to require religiously-affiliated employers to cover contraceptive services in their insurance plans, and rightly so.”
7) Retreat Notebook
How committed am I to seeking God’s will?
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
Administrator: Brian Abrams
Maltster: John “Worthog” Nagy
Youth Apostles Institute 1600 Carlin Lane, McLean, VA 22101 //www.youthapostles.org