Last Sunday’s Life Night was devoted to giving teens the opportunity to learn about God’s love and mercy that is poured out through the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The night began with a talk, led by our core member, Anndrea Guilbeau, which challenged the teens to dig deeper into their own understanding of how important…
It is often much easier to see a problem than to understand the underlying cause. Last week we brought to the surface the growing attrition within the Catholic Church of believers. Europe United States and even Lafayette show a consistent decline in Catholics actively practicing their faith. These numbers are especially higher in the young adults and teen demographic.
We begin our preaching series with a wake-up call. It’s no secret that there is a growing number of people who no longer practice their Catholic faith. Similar to a slow computer, our current mode of operation is simply not sufficing.
To the community of Sacred Heart of Jesus, I say, thank you! In youth ministry, we dream big with hopeful anticipation for the summer. With school, sports and extracurricular activities, summer is a significant time of year for us to provide opportunities for teens to encounter community and the person of Jesus Christ.
Earlier this year I asked you to support our teens financially on their trip to Summer Camp Covecrest. You responded loud and clear with your support of over $13,000.