Faithful Servant


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Cost: $350 (make checks payable to “Office for Youth Ministry”)

Learn More: For more information about the Faithful Servant Leadership Institute, contact Paul Kotlowski, (828) 228-1692 or

Mission Statement

The Faithful Servant Catholic Leadership Institute: A Catholic Leadership Institute for High School Youth exists to empower prayerful disciples of Jesus and His Church who recognize their obligation to witness to the truth for the common good, even at personal risk.

Faithful Servant Catholic Leadership Institute is a week long program of prayer, reflection and skills development. Through the lenses of the deposit of faith, Catholic social teaching, and Sacred Scripture, participants explore how to succeed in communication, decision making, negotiation, group dynamics and more, challenging them to become worthy disciples of Our Lord.


  • Identity in Christ (character & virtue awareness & development, heightened personal awareness, temperaments & personality types, discernment personal decision making, group decision making, vocation discernment, leader-ship styles.)
  • Foster prayer (Daily Eucharist, Reconciliation, personal and communal prayer, traditional and heart prayer, etc.)
  • Empower life styles of “missionary discipleship,” (serving the poor, evangelization)
  • Living healthy and vibrant communal life (communication skills, group dynamics, negotiation, planning, pastoral care)