Life Teen

The Archdiocese for the Military Services partners with Life Teen to encourage comprehensive Catholic youth ministry in military settings.

Life Teen is an international Catholic ministry which is Eucharist-based and focuses on transforming teens, parishes, and culture. There are military installations throughout the US, Europe and Asia that utilize Life Teen resources or participate in Life Teen events to serve military-connected Catholic high school youth, middle school youth and their parents. Learn more about Life Teen:


Catholic Youth Ministry Convention June 7-10, 2020

Life Teen’s mission at this event is simple: equip adults to lead teens closer to Christ. Whether you are new to ministry or looking for the best practices to continue your ministry, you’ll find this training conference has something for you. Inspiring keynotes and times of prayer, practical and relevant breakout sessions, and abundant opportunities for fellowship and community make this event one not to miss and to return to annually.

Genesis Conference September 25-27, 2020

Life Teen has crafted an entire weekend with the sole focus of helping you start or renew solid youth ministry in your parish. With a systematic, comprehensive introduction to quality youth ministry, this training conference walks through the essential components and practical steps for launching, revitalizing, or getting started in youth ministry at your parish.


Life Teen Leadership Conference Benedictine College, KS June 22-26, 2020

The Life Teen Leadership Conference is a dynamic, prayerful, and impactful week of talks and activities that help teens become the leaders and disciples that God is calling them to be. Life Teen believes in empowering this new generation with practical leadership skills, but not without first teaching them how to be a disciple. This event is for rising juniors and seniors along with their adult chaperones.

Military Family Retreat Gaming, Austria – Postponed to 2021

(Previously Scheduled for May 22-24, 2020)
The retreat theme will be “Christ Lives,” with excerpts from Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Christus Vivit. We’ll have mass, confession available, and a time of Eucharistic adoration.  In response to our survey from this past summer, we’ll have 2 separate tracks available for the adults on Saturday: Catholic apologetics (how to understand and defend challenging Church teachings) and Youth Ministry Practical Tips.

Life Teen Inspiration Various Amusement Parks, Fall 2020

Inspiration has one goal in mind: to provide you an opportunity to hang out, have fun, and walk with your teens. The casual and inviting theme park atmosphere paired with a powerful Gospel-centered event sets the stage for teenagers to encounter Jesus in a powerful way. From the dedicated young disciple to the questioning and hesitant Confirmation teen, Inspiration is the perfect place for youth ministers and Core Members to pour into quality relational ministry with their teens, no matter where they may be in their faith life.

Life Teen Sponsored Steubenville Conferences

Lone Star / Irving, TX: June 19-21
Atlanta / Duluth, GA: July 10-12
East / Kingston, RI: Jul 10-12
West / Tucson, AZ: Jul 17-19
NYC / Queens, NY: Jul 24-26
NorCal / Concord, CA: Jul 31-Aug 2

Life Teen and Edge Summer Camps

Wild Sky / Medina, TX Golden State / Big Bear, CA Hidden Lake / Dahlonega, GA Covecrest / Tiger, GA
Restore / Various Sites