Our teenagers are exposed to so much in school, peer circles, and social media including suicide, drugs and drinking, sex, abuse, killings, gay “marriage,” gender confusion and the list goes on. Isn’t it time we expose them to the treasures of their Catholic faith, such as Eucharistic miracles, incorruptible Saints, chastity, God’s plan for marriage, the power of the sacrament of confession, the evil of abortion, apologetics, and powerful conversion stories?
Catholic Teens United is a new program starting up in the Diocese of Knoxville for our Catholic teens from 8th grade to college. We hope to be meeting monthly at area parishes to expose our teens to the truth of Catholicism, empower them to make an impact on our world through prayer in Eucharistic Adoration, and help them grow in holiness through the sacrament of
Our first Gathering with Jimmy Mitchel proved to be a great way to kick off this new adventure. Of the 70 teens who attended, some of the feedback was that “Jimmy Mitchel was very relatable,” “He was a lot of fun,” “I loved being able to go to Reconciliation,” and “That was the first time I ever went to Adoration; it was cool.”
Our next CTU gathering is Sunday, Dec. 9 from 2 – 4 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral .
Our speaker, Andy McNutt, will talk to our teens about, “How Do You Know I should be Catholic? Why Be Catholic When You Could Be Anything Else?” Andy is a former Baptist Minister from Knoxville who converted to Catholicism and now lives in Memphis and has been on EWTN several times. Hear his conversion story and learn more about the truth so you will be equipped for battle to defend our Catholic faith! Tell your friends and come see what it’s all about!
Tell your friends and come see what it’s all about!
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