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A bridge from our earthly lives to heaven

November is one of my favorite months of the year. The leaves have changed by now into beautiful colors, Thanksgiving is celebrated with family and friends around the table and

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It may just be time to do some purging

Recently I have been on a kick of cleaning out or, as I have been calling it, “purging.” It started with one day realizing that I had way too many

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The most important, and neglected, question

Kids from the time they are in kindergarten will get asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” They will often have ideas from a

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‘If you touch their hearts, you will touch their souls’

I have a stone on my desk given to me by our Camden Diocese’s Youth & Young Adult Ministries director, Greg Coogan, which reads “touch hearts.” I often think about

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Friendships, choices and soul-saving

A new school year has begun and our children are beginning to settle into their new routines, classrooms, teachers and work assignments. Another thing that may be new this year

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Sacraments and prayers in a young person’s life

As a youth minister for almost a decade I am often asked, “What do you do to get the kids to come?” My response is, “Teach them to love the

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Youth leadership and spiritual growth

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

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How teens can benefit from retreats

Walking into an unknown house, 30 minutes away from your home with only a few people you may know, can seem like a scary experience for your average high schooler.