To Believe, To Belong

In May, on Wednesdays, we ran a series of videos regarding young people, liturgy, and the new Roman Missal.

Here’s Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre discussing the same – – an opportunity to fall in love with the liturgy all over again.

In the pastoral letter he mentions in the video, his instructs that: “To give witness we have to belong.  We have to be part of what we believe.  That is not an abstraction or a theory or a philosophy.  We believe in a person, Jesus Christ.  He is at the center of our lives because He alone has saved us.  And He, on the night before He died, gave us His Body, His Blood and told us “to do this in memory of Me”.  As Paul says, “every time we eat His body and drink His blood, we proclaim His death until He comes again”.

What are we doing to ensure that our young people belong… (especially in liturgy?

D. Scott Miller

D. Scott Miller is the dean of Catholic Youth Ministry bloggers which is a polite way of either saying that he is just plain old or has been blogging for a long time (since 2004.)

Scott recently married the lovely Anne and together they have five adult young people and also grandparent three delightful kids (so, maybe he is just plain old!) Scott presently serves at Saint John the Evangelist in Columbia, MD as the director of youth and young adult ministry.

He has previously served on the parish, regional, diocesan, and national levels as well as having taught within a catholic high school. He is one of the founders of RebuildMyChurch and has returned to posting regularly (keeping regular is important to old guys) at ProjectYM.


D. Scott Miller


D. Scott Miller is the dean of Catholic Youth Ministry bloggers which is a polite way of either saying that he is just plain old or has been blogging for a long time (since 2004.)

Scott recently married the lovely Anne and together they have five adult young people and also grandparent three delightful kids (so, maybe he is just plain old!) Scott presently serves at Saint John the Evangelist in Columbia, MD as the director of youth and young adult ministry.

He has previously served on the parish, regional, diocesan, and national levels as well as having taught within a catholic high school. He is one of the founders of RebuildMyChurch and has returned to posting regularly (keeping regular is important to old guys) at ProjectYM.



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