Tag: youth groups

Catholic College Retreats: Part I

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

When you hear the word "retreat," you might think of armies and losing battles. But for me, retreats will always mean spending a bonding weekend with friends. Not a vacation but not really work, retreats generally take students (or coworkers or other like-minded individuals) to a place removed from their harried everyday lives, giving them an opportunity to learn, reflect, and grow together. read more

Why You Should Go on a Mission Trip

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Blogger, Elementary Education Student, UNC Chapel Hill

When I was growing up, we would have missionaries come to our church every fall to talk about all of the things they were doing in whatever country they were in, how God was working in those places, and things of that nature. I always thought it was a cool concept, but I had no idea what God had in store for me as far as missions were concerned. read more