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  • Parents & Catholic Youth Ministry

Why Parents Aren’t Involved in Your Ministry

February 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Why Parents Aren’t Involved in Your Ministry

I’ve read a lot of articles and resources from different people involved in youth ministry about how to engage parents within in a youth ministry program. Heck, one of our most-shared blog posts talks about

  • You Are Not the Only Youth Minister - Catholic Youth Ministry

You Are Not the Only Youth Minister!

February 1st, 2019|Comments Off on You Are Not the Only Youth Minister!

I found myself a bit frustrated in a meeting not long ago. Not because of anything anyone said, but because I began to realize how limited my vision of youth ministry really was. I served

Large Group or Discipleship Groups?

How does a parish youth ministry have time to manage both a large group program and discipleship groups? Utilizing the model of Discipleship Focused Youth Ministry, this is absolutely possible, and I would argue that parish youth ministers who adopt these simple mindsets actually find themselves with less anxiety and less “work.”

A CRAZY Youth Ministry Proposal

A couple of years ago, I spoke with a mom in a local parish who was interested in leading a small discipleship group. She was excited because the parish was encouraging discipleship groups to begin as naturally as possible, so she immediately saw her daughter, her daughter’s friends, and a

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