Sharing the great adventure of faith

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  The old saying goes that if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. In the days leading up to last Sunday’s New Jersey Catholic Youth Rally at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, the forecast called for a rainy day with thunderstorms....

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Energetic faith on display at Youth Congress

Written  by Peter G. Sánchez  His Roman collar peeking out from under the black shirt that read “God has your blessing, #BELIEVE,” just below his baseball cap-topped head, the priest from the Bronx spoke the truth to youth at Assumption Regional Catholic School in Galloway. “God is truth!” he shouted....

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Solidarity in action via mission trips

Written by Sherine Green We are called to encounter others that are different, others who struggle, others with a need. In those times, one will realize their own struggles, their own pain and their solidarity through Christ with others. Last summer our teens and families from Christ Our Light journeyed...

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A journey of faith, by bus to Indianapolis

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  From Christian hip-hop artist TobyMac to Archbishop Jose Gomez, Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis  — home of the Indianapolis Colts —was the home to more Hail Mary’s than quarterback Peyton Manning ever threw. Eighty-four youth and ministry leaders from the Diocese of Camden joined thousands...

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Youth serving 1,200 meals

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  A week removed from Summer in the City, where they lived out the Gospel values in caring for the poor and marginalized, youth continued that work in Atlantic City last week, serving 1,200 meals here at Pop Lloyd Baseball Stadium as part of AtlantiCare’s Mission...

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Youth leadership and spiritual growth

Written by Kari Janisse Youth today yearn for the truth, they yearn to be part of a group and they rise to the occasion of being leaders when the position is offered. This June I started the fifth year of Our Lady of Peace Parish (OLOPP) Youth Ministry’s CORE Team...

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