My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! Twenty-five years ago this month, I celebrated the first Life Teen Mass here at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Church. After that Mass, Gilbert Juarez, the parish youth minister, conducted the first Life Night in the garage of the rectory. With the help of a handful of young adults who formed the first Core, we mailed out about 1,100 personal invitations to all the teens in the parish. (Some of you who are now in your 30’s or early 40’s probably received one of these invitations.) Since we expected most of them to......