Bishop Burbidge Visits Youth Apostles

For pictures from the evening, click here. Bishop Michael Burbidge, the newly installed Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, visited Youth Apostles on Tuesday, March 21. He celebrated Mass and had dinner with our community. After dinner, he joined us for a brief presentation by Mike Paquette, Fr. Tom, and Rob Tessier on the history, […]

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Stay focused on Christmas!

Reflection provided by Fr. Jack Peterson Merry Christmas to you and your family! Christmas Day is celebrated for eight days in the Church. We call it the Octave of Christmas.  It ends on January 1 with the feast of the Mary, the Mother of God. It is very easy to be distracted during Christmas by a […]

Fr. Jack in Rome!

Fr. Jack recently had the opportunity to celebrate Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. After Mass, he ran into Fr. Steve Shafran, SDB. He is the new provincial minister of the Salesians of Don Bosco. He invited Fr. Jack to be the main celebrant of the Mass for their school, Christo Rey, in celebration […]

Fr. Jack and Fr. Peter released to Youth Apostles

Effective June 29, 2016, Bishop Loverde has agreed to release Fr. Peter and Fr. Jack for full-time service with Youth Apostles. With the release, Bishop Loverde has also decided to assign another Chaplain to George Mason Catholic Campus Ministry. GMU has been a fantastic place for ministry for our community, and it will be hard […]

Norfolk Community: What Can I Do For You?

“What Can I Do For You?” This has been the theme of community life in Norfolk, VA since Jimmy Noone and I moved down to Norfolk back in August. Sean Mazary and Michael Pantazis also moved into the house. Life in Norfolk has seen a bit of a transition the past few months. Jimmy comes in […]

Swinging into Summer: 18th Annual Golf Tournament

This past Monday, May 12th, Youth Apostles hosted it’s 18th Annual Golf Tournament at Raspberry Falls in Leesburg, VA. The event was well attended by golfers, sponsors, Youth Apostle brothers, and volunteers. There was a total of 96 golfers, who thoroughly enjoyed their day. The weather was perfect for golfing. The rain held off just long enough for […]

Marymount’s Poland Pilgrimage

By Benj Emrich: This summer Marymount University’s Campus Ministry organized a pilgrimage to Poland. I was fortunate enough to be able to participate in the trip.  On this pilgrimage we were able to follow in the footsteps of Blessed John Paul II, St. Faustina Kowalska, and St. Maximilian Kolbe among other saints.  Throughout this trip […]

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 […]