Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Upcoming Youth Ministry events

Published November 22, 2013


In collaboration with Holy Trinity and St. Monica parishes, the Office of Formation and Discipleship is pleased to announce the second annual National Speaker presentation, featuring Jason Evert, who will be coming to three locations across the Archdiocese of Atlanta for middle and high school teens and adults.

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 @ St. Monica Church, Duluth

Parent Talk: “Raising Pure Families” (6:15 p.m.)

Teen Talk: “Romance without Regrets” (7:30 p.m.)

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 @ St. Thomas More, Decatur

Teen Talk: “Romance without Regrets” (1 p.m.)

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 @ Holy Trinity, Peachtree City

Teen Talk: “Romance without Regrets” (4 p.m., but arrive at 3:30 p.m.)

Parent Talk: “Raising Pure Families” (7 p.m.)

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Held twice a year, the Search retreat is a weekend high school retreat run by teens for teens. This high-energy retreat bonds teens from across the whole archdiocese together in fellowship, prayer and growth. Check with your youth minister first and then apply for the retreat online.

Next Search: March 14–16, 2014

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How to effectively teach it to teens.

Join youth ministers, youth group core members and adult volunteers at this workshop for a crash course on Theology of the Body and how to effectively teach it to both middle school and high school teens.

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

Daytime workshop: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Evening workshop: 6-8:30 p.m.

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Sponsored by All Saints Church and the Office of Vocations, XLT Atlanta is an opportunity for hundreds of teens from across the archdiocese to gather together to spend an evening in praise and worship, adoration and hear an amazing talk given by a nationally renowned speaker. This free event is open to 8th-12th grade high school students six times a year, with two additional dates for young adults and one additional date for a middle school XLT. Contact your youth minister for more information.

XLT Atlanta @ All Saints, Dunwoody

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Join other middle school teens from across the archdiocese as we gather to pray, play and bond. This day filled with games, praise and worship, and dynamic talks is specifically designed for middle school-aged teens.

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 @ St. John Neumann, Lilburn

9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

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Held once a year, this leadership institute course teaches teens the dynamic nature of how to be a leader.  From conflict resolution to learning public speaking, this weeklong summer retreat dives into the leadership skills teens can bring to their parishes.  Join us this summer.

July 14-18, 2014 @ Berry College, Rome

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