We boldly take initiative to bring love to our neighbors, evangelizing with patience and joy. We are aware that when we close our eyes to our neighbor, it also blinds us to God. We encounter Him in those we serve. By putting God first in all we do, we live to serve others.
Inspired by the life and work of St. Teresa of Calcutta, each mission experience aims to serve those most in need in humble and simple ways. Love Begins Here LBH provides middle and high school youth with an opportunity to encounter Jesus Christ in a life-changing way through week long, local mission trips. LBH launched in the summer of in the Diocese of Madison. Eight years later, over missionaries are serving individuals, parishes, organizations, and communities throughout the Catholic Diocese of Madison. LBH has now branched out to help other Catholic Dioceses and communities engage in their own local mission trips. Teresa of Calcutta. Parishes can register as a group to attend, and any middle school or high school student whose parish is not taking a group and can register on their own. Adult chaperones are free. Cost covers food, accommodations, resources, and anything else to help those in need in our communities.
High School Week 1 St. John Vianney, Janesville June 28 - July 3. Middle School Week 1 Sts. Maria Goretti, Madison July 7 - Praise the Lord! It looks like you are interested in learning more about Love Begins Here, and you have come to the right place.
Love Begins Here LBH provides youth with an opportunity to encounter Jesus Christ in a life-changing way through week long, local mission trips where they live in Catholic community and continue His work on earth. Here's what one missionary from Madison shared about his experience:. To me, LBH means giving of ourselves to Christ and others, thus bringing glroy to Him, who loved us first. We learn how to better love others and to expand our heart's capacity to love. If you are interested in serving with Love Begins Here in , please email Doug! Doug Ulaszek Associate Director ulaszekd archmil. Merridith Frediani Administrative Assistant fredianim archmil.