Tag: Net Ministries

Ministries struggle to recruit men to help bring Christ to the youth

Ministries struggle to recruit men to help bring Christ to the youth

| Josephine von Dohlen | August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Each year, Catholic ministry groups send out young men and women to various schools and college campuses, bringing the Gospel to teens and college students.

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Father VanHoose’s vocation netted through national ministry in West St. Paul

Father VanHoose’s vocation netted through national ministry in West St. Paul

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Chad VanHoose, 34, had every intention of serving only one year with NET Ministries after graduating from Eastern Kentucky University in 2005 with a nursing degree. That lone year turned into seven with the West St. Paul-based ministry.

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NET Ministries van involved in fatal crash

NET Ministries van involved in fatal crash

| December 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

A Nebraska man died, and several people — including 10 passengers of a NET Ministries van — were taken to Fremont, Nebraska-area hospitals after a highway crash Dec. 14.

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Joe Hall dies

Joe Hall dies

| March 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Joe Hall, whose story of courage and faith in the face of terminal cancer was featured in The Catholic Spirit (Feb. 26, 2015, page 20A), died this morning (March 27) at home surrounded by his family. He was 26.

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Stricken by cancer, defined by faith

Stricken by cancer, defined by faith

| February 25, 2015 | 11 Comments

After three years of fighting the disease, Hall’s body finally is giving way. He has dropped 20-plus pounds off his already ravaged body since Christmas, and he now weighs less than 100 pounds. His sunken, gray face gives away his current condition.

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As NET leader, young Cozzens had clear sense of direction

As NET leader, young Cozzens had clear sense of direction

| Susan Klemond | December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

During the long van rides between NET youth retreats in 1991 and 1992, Andrew Cozzens and the team he co-led had time to reflect on faith, evangelization and their vocational calls.

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NET aims to fire up faith in more teens across the country

NET aims to fire up faith in more teens across the country

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

After 30 years, 26,000 retreats and helping more than 1.6 million Catholic teens embrace their faith, NET Ministries is adding teams and opening two regional offices as part of its Igniting Faith initiative.

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Summer program brings the joy of Jesus to youth

Summer program brings the joy of Jesus to youth

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The unique ministry, called Totus Tuus (Latin for “totally yours”), offers young adults who are in the process of discerning their vocation the opportunity to lead parish youth to Jesus through Mary and the sacraments.

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NET Ministries – 30 Years of Proclaiming the Gospel and Living for Christ

NET Ministries – 30 Years of Proclaiming the Gospel and Living for Christ

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Catholic Spirit Special Section

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NET Team 11 fires up parents and students at Providence Academy

NET Team 11 fires up parents and students at Providence Academy

| Susan Klemond | April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Providence Academy hasn’t been the same since eight fired-up young missionaries showed up at the Plymouth campus last fall, and neither has headmaster Todd Flanders’ family, which hosted three of them in its home.

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Netters are guides and friends in parish

Netters are guides and friends in parish

| Susan Klemond | April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

When Nathan Shirk’s sixth-grade teach­er at All Saints School in Lakeville recently assigned him to write an essay about an inspirational leader, he chose someone not so much older than he is who’s both “religious and fun.”

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Longtime director offers personal perspective on local youth ministry

Longtime director offers personal perspective on local youth ministry

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mark Berchem, executive director of NET Ministries, was serving on the youth retreat team with the Catholic Youth Center in St. Paul when NET Ministries was formed in 1981.

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