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.
Positively Dangerous By Frank Mercadante
This book outlines how Young Adults should live their faith in a loud and real way. It provides guidelines on how to be a positively dangerous person (Loving others, Loving God, Authenticity, Integrity, and Living on Call). This book is a fantastic resource for any Youth minister or young adult. Positively Dangerous was also the theme of the 2017 Diocesan Youth Convention.
~ A wide variety of Bloggers with valuable voices