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  • So, What Have We Learned?

    So, What Have We Learned?

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  • Jul 16 / 2013
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So, What Have We Learned?

Here I sit. At my desk, in an office that is getting packed up. Since the discovery that the National Youth Gathering was actually a National Youth Gathering, things around the Spur have been a little slow in the news department. I keep replaying the fact that a little over a week ago I was [...]

  • Jul 16 / 2013
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The Impact on San Antonio

Okay, okay, I have a confession: My suspicions were off point., but thank goodness, my investigations DID lead to real answers: This Gathering was no joke and its true meaning is inspiring.  Before leaving San Antonio, I was eager to see just how great an impact this Gathering had on the native San Antonians. Many of them complimented the color [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2013
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According to Ray

Dear Ray

Dear Ray: Now that we’re back home from San Antonio with our autographed blue backpack on display and sombrero hung up, how do we continue to live love(d)? Signed, Now What — Dear Now What, Start by thanking your congregation for their support – for eating endless bowls of spaghetti and praying for you while [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2013
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Recaps

Live Love Recap

We started our final day at the Gathering with our closing Mass Event. It was refreshing to see everyone gathered for one final Mass Event at LiveLove(d). In addition to the pre-event music, we also got to meet the current executive board of LYF (Lutheran Youth Fellowship). This group meets annually in March. Rev. Dr. [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2013
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According to Ray

Dear Ray – Amazed

Dear Ray, It is hard to express all of the fun and learning and growth and blessings that my group has experienced this week!  This Gathering has been the highlight of my youth experience….so what now?  How can I take this San Antonio Gathering with me? Sincerely, Amazed and Taking it with Me   Dear [...]