Youth Outreach




College & High School Students Worshipping Together in the Candlelit Dark

Join BC Ministry where students of Benedictine College come together with young people of surrounding parishes for dynamic speakers, worship, and confession, with Mass and Adoration in the candlelit dark to remember and imitate the 1st-Century Christians who dug deep into the catacombs to preserve and live their faith in time of adversary.


September 19: Greg & Lizzy Boudreaux

November 21: Nic Davidson - Topic Theology of the Body

January 16: Annie Grandell

February 20: Bianca Sanchez & Jotham Allwein from NET Ministries

March 19: Hector Bautista

April 16: David Calavitta


The typical schedule looks as such:

5:30pm Check In Available

6:00pm Keynote Speaker

7:00pm Candlelit Adoration//Confession//Worship

8:00pm Candlelit Vigil Mass


All Underground events will be held on Benedictine College campus in the O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium, which is in the Saint John Paul II Student Center. 


1020 North Second Street Atchison, KS 66002


Have questions? Contact the Underground Coordinator!

Lauren Holm - email


Set Free Ministry – Retreat Team


Offers high school, junior high, or Confirmation students powerful day retreats.  Filled with music, skits, personal testimonies, talks, and small group discussions, we can offer your parish a powerful Christo-centric interaction with your teens.  Every retreat stresses the importance of the Sacraments, giving youth the opportunity to receive Reconciliation and the Holy Eucharist, as well as experience Eucharistic Adoration. Our team challenges participants to take ownership of their faith by being young, authentic Catholics who are living out that same faith.


Retreat packages begin at $225, please contact for additional pricing information.  


Find out more about our Retreat Leaders!


Please contact the Retreat Team by phone 913-360-7568 or e-mail: for more information.


One Love


Offers junior high and high school students the opportunity to learn about the importance of chastity from a trained speaker. Presentations are an hour in length and can be followed by group discussion. Students receive talks tailored to their age and needs. One Love is perfect for youth nights or school assemblies!


Find out more about our One Love Leaders!


Submit a speaker request today!

Or contact the One Love by phone 913-360-7568 or e-mail: for more information.


Summer Conferences


Benedictine College Youth Conference
Passionate speakers will inspire, ignite and refresh your conviction for Christ and His Church. Join teens who are passionate about growing and sharing their faith with others as you engage in a weekend of faith, fellowship, and fun.


Cost: $190


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Benedictine College Cathedral
Benedictine College’s CATHolic EDucation RALly examines the question “What does it mean to build a Catholic culture?” Choose a track suited to your interests as you explore the Catholic intellectual tradition, building Cathedrals for Christ.


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