Have a night where a guy's group takes a girls group out on a date. Teach the guys how to do things like tie a tie, opening the door for [...]
Spend some time talking about your favorite apps to download for Catholic content. We curate lists on all of our “best of” ideas and post them here.
Spend some time talking about your favorite social media accounts to follow for Catholic content. We curate lists on all of our “best of” ideas and post them here.
Spend some time talking about your favorite YouTube channels for Catholic content. We curate lists on all of our "best of" ideas and post them here.
This seems simple but it is intended to bring about a little more depth and intentionality than a typical small group discussion. A “deep question” often will require a little [...]
This is a great way to get to know each other a little more by connecting with their memory and experience within their family. Spend time sharing experiences and memories [...]
This is a great way to engage parents and help build community among them. Let the youth decide on and cook a meal while all of the parents hang out [...]
This has proven to be a great team bonding activity and parents are typically grateful for this type of formation as well. We've compiled a list of ideas just on [...]
Ask the priests if they would like a meal brought to them one evening and have your group cook it for them and bring it over.
These types of questions can be found online very easily. Would You Rather questions often generate some good simple discussion and give opportunity to see a more human side of [...]
Our baptism day is our birthday in the Church. Have all of the youth research the day they were baptized and find simple ways to celebrate each time someone has [...]
Have the members of the group learn about the role of Godparents, spend time talking about their relationship with their Godparents, and commit to some time of connecting or reconnecting [...]
A simple search online will give you many ideas of simple activities you can do that will help bond your group together. We've also include many in our library (of [...]
This is where you have a several course meal but you get each course at a different location. Have each family volunteer to host your group for one part of [...]
Seriously! Just walk around joyfully singing carols in the neighborhood.
Make a sheet of 4-6 Christmas carols and set a plan to visit either houses you know or don’t know. Knock on the door, ask if you can sing a [...]
Spend some time talking about your favorite places to go online for Catholic formation, community, etc. We curate lists on all of our "best of" ideas and post them here. [...]
Set up a group text message (for youth, include the parents) and send a simple inspiration each day to the group. Consider having a member of the group take it [...]