Recommended Books & Blogs

 Below are some links to Blogs and some recommended reading to help support you and your ministry. If you have a suggestion to add or if you need more recommendations we would love to hear from you! Contact Sarah Leahy


 Renewing the Vision: a Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry                                                         Put out by the USCCB in 1997 Renewing the Vision remains a relevant and useful tool for every Parish Youth Ministry Leader.  Available in paperback, or online for free at the above link.


Forming Intentional Disciples    By Sherry Weddell                                               
Catholics-in-the-pew must make a conscious choice to know and follow Jesus before they can draw others to him. This work of discipleship lies at the heart of Forming Intentional Disciples, a book designed to help Church leaders, parish staff and all Catholics transform parish life from within. 



Cultivation Ministries ~ They have some great things to say.... It's worth a visit! 
Lifeteen  ~  A wide variety of Bloggers with valuable voices 
Youth Specialties  ~ Full of real ideas, resources and insight 
Center for Parent and Youth Understanding ~ Outstanding resource for understanding youth culture