thank you, d-group leaders!
We hope that this page provides you all the training materials you need as you mentor your teens. As always, please do not hesitate to email/call/text us with any questions or concerns you may have!
This page is always updating! Keep checking back for constant updates and additions to this page!
d-group leader training & materials for you!
January, 2019 Handouts and Materials
December 19, 2018 Breakaway Leader meetings
Team building activity ideas Coming Soon
Small Group Game ideas Coming Soon
December 8, 2018 D-Group Leader training resources:
YDisciple Leader Training Video Series (We particularly ask leaders of the new 8th grade groups to watch this series before you meet your group for the first time)
August, 2018 D-Group Leader Orientation Materials
(if you would like a new binder, please email Ruth: firstname.lastname@example.org or Bob: email@example.com)
articles and Videos a-g
Catholicism as the True Church:
Catholic Perspectives on Birth Control: Great article to share with teens (particularly teens who are asking about using the pill for medical reasons).
Catholic Perspectives on Birth Control: In depth article (many of these themes are best discussed AFTER a discussion on Theology of the Body and God's plan for marriage).
Death and the Afterlife:
Embryonic Stem Cell Research:
Send us Your Group Meeting Schedule!
Please take care to submit your meeting schedule to us and communicate that schedule with your teens and their parents.
Coming Soon: D-Group Summer Meeting Schedule Online Form: to be completed by each group leader each Spring (Due April 30th annually).
Coming Soon: D-Group School Year Meeting Schedule Online Form: to be completed by each group leader each Summer (Due September 1st annually).
permission forms and liability forms for home meetings
Please verify with Janet Welter (firstname.lastname@example.org) that all parties have filled out the proper forms prior to your first meeting. Email us with any questions!
articles and videos H-z
In Vitro Fertilization:
Same Sex Attraction (SSA) and Sexual Identity issues:
For a great resource and blog written by Catholic individuals who struggle with SSA. Instead of embracing the ideals of the LBGTQ+ community, they find joy and peace by living out the virtue of chastity and holiness. Check out the Eden Invitation! www.edeninvitation.com
Coming soon: Depression/Mental Health,Women priests, Divorce, Assisted Suicide, Death Penalty, Cloning, Angels and demons, ouiji boards and new-age practices, and more!