While Pope Francis was greeting 3 million Catholics in Kraków, Poland, the youth of the Diocese of Brownsville gathered for the first “Encuentro Mundial de los Jovenes,” or “World Youth Encounter” and were surprised to hear Pope Francis personally address them via a prerecorded video encouraging them to have hope and live life to the fullest.… Read More


It’s practically a given that text messaging is the best and most efficient way to reach teenagers today. A recent Pew study showed that 88% of all teenagers own a cell phone. Three quarters of them own a smartphone and 91% of them use text messaging daily. Youth ministry is no exception. Think: When was the last time you… Read More