young adult ministry

Generation Life teens proclaim the Gospel of Life at March for Life

Teens on the Generation Life pilgrimage shared their excitement at the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. About 2,100 teens and others attended the annual pilgrimage, sponsored by the Catholic Youth Apostolate.

As the crowd swelled and the chants rose, Jill Stinehart was feeling energized as the March for Life in Washington, D.C., commenced.

"I believe — we love life," chanted the teens with the Archdiocese of St. Louis' Generation Life pilgrimage filled the streets.

Registration still open for Encounter

Encounter Steubenville Young Adult Conference

At the Encounter Conference 2015, young adults from across the nation will join to raise our eyes above all earthly distractions to encounter God and one another – face to face. For more information or to register for the conference, visit

Speakers at the conference include Chris Stefanick, Father Michael Schmitz, Mary Bielski, Matt Fradd, Katie Hartfiel and Josh Blakesley. There will be celebrations of Mass, concerts, adoration and more.

Personal testimonies reveal God's ability to free, love others perfectly

The worship band, headed by Ike Ndolo, lead a moment of worship during the 2014 Encounter conference.

Part of the encounter with Christ for those attending this weekend's retreat has been through personal witnesses shared by adults and other young adults.

Scythian bring "authentic Christian joy" to Encounter attendees

Young adults attending the Encounter conference enjoy a performance by Scythian, a Ukrainian Celtic-Americana band.

What do you get when you combine five musicians — two who are Ukrainian brothers — who play accordion, mandolin, guitar, drums and fiddle, with a shared passion for music and bringing joy to others? Oh, and fans who love to dance?

Young adults receive spiritual nourishment during their first night of Encounter weekend

The Encounter conference speakers answered young adults' questions during a question-and-answer panel Saturday afternoon.

Having an encounter with Christ and receiving spiritual nourishment were two of the main themes abundant during the opening night of the Encounter young adult conference this weekend.

Young adult ministry retreat offers chance to 'encounter'

Organizers of a retreat geared toward young adults to be held this spring in St. Louis are hoping participants will have plenty of chances to "encounter" one another.

"Encounter" is sponsored by the Franciscan University of Steubenville and the archdiocesan Office of Young Adult Ministry. They are teaming up to debut the first Steubenville conference for young adults, May 30-June 1 at the St. Charles Convention Center. The conference is aimed primarily toward young adults from freshman year in college into their early 30s.

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