Disciples of Jesus Christ making faith matter and sharing God’s love to make more disciples.

Grow with God

“So, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk with him, rooted in faith as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.”

Colossians 2:6-7

 

Love your Neighbor

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden. Just so, your light must shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your heavenly Father.”

Mt. 5:14,16

 

Share your Faith

“Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope…”

1 Peter 3:15

 

Find your community

“They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of the bread and to the prayers.”

Acts 2:42

About Us

“Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.”

1 Timothy 4:12

I’m not sure what it means to follow Jesus, or even what I think of Him.

I know I’m a disciple of Jesus, but I’m not sure how to grow in my faith.

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“How To…?” for Disciples

Bible Study Series:

Apologetics

Somethings About Mary

Last week we celebrated the Solemnity of the Annunciation, marking nine months until the Nativity. Catholics often receive a lot of questions about Mary from non-Catholics, especially non-Catholic Christians, so here are some FAQ talking points: Catholics don’t...

Laetare!

We didn’t get to have our usual scripture reflection for this past Sunday’s readings as we didn’t have our regular Wednesday youth night last week. So before we reach Wednesday this week, I want to take a moment to highlight some things from the...

The Silent Saint

Let’s talk for a moment about today. Today is the Solemnity of St. Joseph. A Solemnity is a special type of feast day, typically reserved to events revolving around Jesus’ life or for members of His family. They are holy days essentially equivalent in rank...

Lenten Penances

I want to take a moment to remind everyone that taking up a penitential practice for Lent isn’t the same as a New Year’s Resolution. The prevailing opinion seems to be for the latter that once you “broke it” you can’t regain it....

Cathedra

So two days ago we celebrated the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. I figure this is an odd enough sounding feast that we should probably talk about it a little. Why are we celebrating a chair? The chair of St. Peter, or “cathedra,” is the specific place...

St. Valentine

Tomorrow is the unofficial feast of St. Valentine. Why unofficial? Because in the most recent calendar created for celebrating the Saints’ feasts removed Valentine due to there being so little known about him. Instead, we celebrate Sts. Cyril and Methodius on...

Be Ananias

Today is the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. There are lots of things going on in the readings for today from Acts, and in this story, but I want to focus on just one: Ananias. Ananias appears first in Acts 9:10-16, and without quoting the entire passage, I want...

Dante, Hell, and an Ice Storm

In Dante’s Inferno Satan is imprisoned in the lowest circle of Hell. This part of Hell is not conceived of as filled with fire and brimstone, but as a prison of darkness and cold. Satan’s sins according to Dante are pride and treachery – and he is...

The Name of Jesus

Today is the Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus. Let’s think about this for a moment. Paul in Philippians says that because of His humility and obedience to God the Father, Jesus has been greatly exalted, that His name is above every other name, and that at...

Holy Family

Today is the Feast of the Holy Family. I know a lot of our families aren’t very holy. Mine certainly isn’t. It’s important to remember that for thirty years of His life, Jesus Christ lived as a regular boy, in a family with a foster father and...

Ordinary Time

This week is the first week of “Ordinary Time.” The first week after the season of Christmas is always the beginning of ordinary time in the liturgical calendar – but what do we mean by “ordinary?” Let’s start with what is NOT meant...

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Alpha Youth Training

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Alpha Youth Online

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The Catholic Worker House

Every month OLV youth ministry goes down to the Catholic Worker “Green” House to cook a meal with and for the guys who live there. Teens who participate learn practical cooking skills, and have the opportunity to work with the poor where they live. This gives them an opportunity to really meet and develop relationships with those on the margins of society.

In 2017, that relationship served as the foundation for our summer parish mission. It continues every month with ongoing acts of service including meals, fellowship, and a Spring break “mini-mission” to do some Spring cleaning!

Every Month

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Food and Fellowship

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Solidarity

“The ‘evil mechanisms’ and ‘structures of sin’ of which we have spoken can be overcome only through the exercise of the human and Christian solidarity to which the Church calls us and which she tirelessly promotes.”

St. John Paul the Great

Solllicitudo Rei Socialis

Opportunity for Families

We are now inviting families to participate with their children in solidarity work at the Catholic Worker House. If you want to give your children an experience of solidarity with the poor, if you want to teach them to serve those in need together as a family, or if you just want an excuse to make everyone sit down together for dinner, sign up here! or contact us below!

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