thank you, d-group leaders!

We hope that this page provides you all the resources you may need/want as you mentor your teens.  As always, please do not hesitate to email/call/text us with any questions or concerns you may have!  Please send us any good videos, articles or resources that you have used that might be helpful for other groups as well!

This page is always updating! Keep checking back for constant updates and additions to this page!

video Resources to share with your group

Great videos to use in your group or share with group members outside of Dgroup time!

Specific Videos by Topic:

Stephanie Gray: "Abortion: From Controversy to Civility"

Jason Evert on Gay Marriage and the Church
Homosexuality and the Catholic Church

Fr. Mike Schmitz - Love and Same Sex Attraction

Matt Fradd-The Man Talk on Porn

Matt Fradd on Pornography

dgroup leader ONLINE training resources

As DGroup leaders, we want to be as equipped as we can be to share our faith with everyone in our life, not only the teens we work with.  Please take time to review these training materials for helpful tips, ideas for your group and more!

handouts, documents and schedules from leader orientation and meetings

Check back here for handouts and materials from Leader Check-ins and meetings you may have missed or lost!

DGroup Leader Orientation Packet

books that are great for book studies

Want to use any of these resources?  Talk to the Youth Ministry staff about checking out books for your whole group from our libraries!  Use them as long as you need and return them when you are done!

  • How to Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul by Jason Evert. (recommended for grades 10+, popular with girls groups)
  • Decent Exposure by Jessica Rey & Leah Darrow. (recommended for girls groups 8th grade+)
  • Rome Sweet Home by Scott Hahn (recommended for groups 10th grade+)
  • Be a Man by Father Larry Richards (recommended for guys groups grades 10+) 
  • Love and Responsibility by Karol Wojtya (Recommended for 11th/12th grade groups, a bit more intellectual than some teens prefer)
  • Theology of the Body for Beginners by Christopher West (Recommended for grades 9+)
  • Rediscovering Catholicism by Matthew Kelly (Recommended for grades 10+)
  • Rediscovering Jesus by Matthew Kelly
  • More recommendations coming soon!

permission forms and liability forms for home meetings

Please verify with our staff that all parties have filled out the proper forms prior to your first meeting.  Email us with any questions!

"hot topics" articles to share with Parents and teens