Anima for Youth

Anima for Youth

3 Episodes

We are all longing for a sense of greater meaning in our lives. In the ANIMA series, Bishop Donald Hying leads us through an inspiring account of how God's plan for the world gives each of us great dignity and purpose. He recounts that through Christ's Incarnation, Resurrection, and the Institution of the Church, God reveals the meaning of all life. Accompanied by stirring music, stunning videography, and insightful narration, this three-part series will instigate further meditation on how you can respond to Christ's sacrifice and continue carrying out his mission in his Church.

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Anima for Youth
  • Crux
    Episode 1


    Episode 1

    In this session, Crux, we will explore the most fundamental question of the human heart: What is the purpose of my life? Bishop Hying will help us to notice that there are road signs in our ordinary lives which can point us to God's greater plan for the world and our salvation. In this time of fe...

  • Kenosis

    Episode 2

    Kenosis is a Greek word that means "emptying." In this session, we are introduced to the Person of Jesus, who emptied himself to become human in the Incarnation. Bishop Hying explains how the Incarnation is God's answer to our longing for a "God with skin on," a God who is near and intimate with ...

  • Blaze

    Episode 3

    Blaze is a reference to the fire of the Holy Spirit falling upon the Apostles on the Feast of Pentecost. It was by the power of the Holy Spirit that the Apostles were sent to spread the good news and be a light to the world. This is the beginning of the Church which continues to be a light for th...

  • Anima Youth Leader Guide

    1.12 MB

  • Anima Youth Teen Sheets

    581 KB

  • Anima Youth Parent Sheets

    470 KB