Youth Outreach


“Come As You Are”
Join Benedictine College Ministry, in a night to let your faith burn bright at Underground. Remember first-century Christians who dug deep in the catacombs so they could celebrate their faith. Today, Underground does this

with praise and worship with our house band, dynamic speakers and musicians, Eucharistic Adoration, confessions, and Mass. Underground welcomes all teens, young adults, and college students to experience this night with Christ. 
Night Schedule:

5:45 pm Doors Open

6:00 pm Praise and Worship

6:30 pm Guest Speaker or Musician 

7:30 pm Eucharistic Adoration and confession

8:15 pm Candle Lit Mass 

Upcoming Underground Dates and Featured Guests:
  • January 17th - with the Josh Blakesly Band
  • February 21st - with Kris Frank
  • March 21st - with the SONAR Band
  • April 18th - speaker to be determined
All Undergrounds 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

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 Heidi Jirak by phone 785-953-1063 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 Makena Clawson by phone 720.480.7904 or e-mail:




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’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.

Available Tracks include:

  • Humanities
    • Voice, Great Books, and Youth for Life
  • Science
    • Biology, Engineering, and Chemistry


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