When teens struggle with faith, it can be discouraging. Marc Cardaronella recommends using the book “Bible Basics for Catholics” to strengthen teen faith.
Barb Szyszkiewicz, OFS reviews YOU, a new Theology of the Body study program for teens from Ascension Press, that challenges and engages teens in the discussion of a difficult subject.
A newly updated ‘Theology of the Body for Teens’ program from Ascension Press confronts the unique moral struggles of our time.
“Judge not lest ye be judged…” and yet many of us treat Mass like a 1930s version of Project Runway. Sarah Greesonbach reflects on what to do when you see a teen dress immodestly at Mass.
Lisa Hendey, Lisa Henley Jones, Ellen Mongan and Marc Cardaronella talk all about the joys and challenges of raising teens and encouraging them in the Catholic Faith.
Mary Lou Rosien confides, “when my special needs daughter became a teenager, the challenges morphed and I had to change with them.” Find out what lessons she had to learn.
It’s hard to keep young people involved in Church from ages 18-35. They are too old for youth group and maybe not at the stage to be baptizing their own babies yet. Mary Lou Rosien offers some ideas.
Teens are usually disengaged at Mass not because they don’t care about God or don’t want to know Him but because no one has ever connected the dots between the ritual and the relationship. Altaration acknowledges “the elephant in the sanctuary” as Mark Hart calls it, encouraging and challenging teens to take another look – a deeper look – at the liturgy and all that heaven is doing here on earth through it.