The Prayer of Examen is more than the typical pre-confession conscience exam. It´s really a prayer, described by St. Ignatius as a key to the spiritual life, that moves from thanksgiving and petition to review, repentance and a resolution. In this blog I explain what it is, and how you can use it with teens in […]
Reverse mentoring keeps us in touch with the world of teenagers, and it takes their ideas into account. This article also offers practical tools, examples and motivation for helping youth mentors/ministers, and parents, more effectively reach today´s young people.
Recently I’ve wondered if there is anything I could do to improve the quality of that personal time I spend with each of the teens on my camps. Well, I found something! This blog post is about a simple tool that helps teens reflect on a theme, deepen their understanding of that theme, and then […]
What if our retreats and summer camps taught teens how to pray on their own? What if we taught them how to do it, offered them some practical tools for help, and then gave them space to give it a try for a few days? This blog post is about a tool that I recently […]