Office for Youth and Young Adult Ministry

  • Faith through service – A calling to music ministry—and beyond

    Brothers Daniel (left) and Thomas Reither follow in their father’s footsteps as active members of their parish music ministry. Sacred music adds a unique spirituality to the celebration of Mass. Whether a member of the choir, cantor, pianist or organist, each musician finds joy in sharing their talents with fellow Catholics, helping us unite with […] The post Faith through service – A calling to music ministry—and beyond appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Befriended by Saints – Hannah’s story of Faith

    For many teenagers who see the whole world set out before them with seemingly endless opportunity at their disposal, it is difficult not to get wrapped up in the pursuit of worldly success, status and selfish gains. It takes some serious determination, perseverant prayer and a strong support system to break free from the flow […] The post Befriended by Saints – Hannah’s story of Faith appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • The Gift of Counsel – An exchange of love

    The other night, my wife and I were praying for our children. There were a couple instances of family conflict weighing heavily on my heart. I prayed that the Holy Spirit would teach my children how to love as Jesus loved. Then I had sudden inspiration. I prayed that my children would receive a greater […] The post The Gift of Counsel – An exchange of love appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Finding Christ together

    Lucas and Breanna rediscover their Catholic Faith Lucas and Breanna Munns of Eau Claire both grew up Catholic but, like many millennials, became disconnected from the Church — Lucas before Confirmation and Breanna after college. Their engagement prompted the young couple to take another look at their Catholic Faith and led them to a new […] The post Finding Christ together appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • “You are Worthy”

    One young woman’s experience of countercultural dating We each have a story to tell, a story composed of a collection of life experiences both good and bad. Propelled by Faith, the experiences can be a source of wisdom for the journey if we let them, giving one the grace and courage necessary to take the […] The post “You are Worthy” appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]