The best Catholic resources for reaching young adults

Lent 2013

By | Lent 2013 | Posted on February 11, 2013

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Lenten Faith Sharing Communities: Becoming the Beloved Jesus and his apostles at the Last Supper depicted in a painting at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church in Southampton, New York. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic)

Throughout four gatherings during Lent, participants watch Henri Nouwan’s “Becoming the Beloved” sermon, explore the theme of becoming the beloved, and reflect on their relationship with self, God, and others.

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By | Lent 2013 | Posted on January 15, 2013

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 Lenten Journal Journey

This seven-week Lenten Journal Journey uses the already popular trend of writing clubs and makes the common interest spirituality, which is the interest du jour in Lent. Young adults will have the opportunity to reflect on the weekly psalms and build intimate community with others in the group.

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By | Lent 2013 | Posted on January 14, 2013

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Lent and the Lectionary A young woman attends a Bible study at St. Luke Church in Brentwood, N.Y. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

This Lent, facilitate a scripture reflection group for young adults and offer them the opportunity for prayer, scripture study, and intimate faith sharing in a season that lends itself to deepening a spiritual practice.

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By | Lent 2013 | Posted on January 13, 2013

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Catholic 101: Lent (CNS photo/Cynthia Karam, Reuters )

This event, modeled after a college intro course, is an informative and interactive take on the theology behind the Lenten season.

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By | Lent 2013 | Posted on January 13, 2013

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Starting a Community Garden

Discover the joys of connecting with God’s creation and one another by starting a community garden. A community garden offers a glimpse into the ways many saints and wisdom figures connected with God, manifests Catholic Social Teaching’s tenet of Care for Creation, and might even lower your blood pressure and help you shed a few pounds! Enjoy the planting, growing, and harvesting as a young adult community. This is a great idea for urban and rural parishes, and we have ideas to make it happen on a small or large scale (from container garden to city block).

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By | Lent 2013 | Posted on January 12, 2013

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Helping Others With Relief Kits

Gather with young adults to assemble relief kits for people affected by natural disasters around the world. This is a time to help others and also recall times when God has been a refuge for the storms in our own lives.

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