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Love Begins Here

Local, Life-Changing Mission Trips for Middle and High School Youth

Love Begins Here (LBH) helps middle and high school teens encounter Jesus Christ through a week of local service lived in a joyful, Catholic community. Inspired by the life and witness of St. (Mother) Teresa of Calcutta, LBH invites teens to serve those in need in their own homes and communities, thus continuing Christ's work on earth.


Help out at a food pantry, paint a fence, or plant a garden during the day. Follow that up with ice cream, swimming, prayer, and a ton of fun while making friends with teens from all over the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.


Read below to learn more and join us on the mission field this summer!

2022 Schedule & Registration

Summer 2022 Schedule


Session A (MS 1) | June 21-24 | Holy Trinity, Kewaskum

Session B (MS 2) | June 27-30 | Holy Family, Fond du Lac

Session C (HS 1) | July 10-15 | St. Katharine Drexel, Beaver Dam

Session D (MS 3) | July 17-20 | Catholic Community of Waukesha


Learn more about LBH on our Vimeo Channel!

Registration for Love Begins Here 2022 is now closed. We'll see you in 2023!


If you are registered for summer 2022 and have questions, please contact your parish group leader or Jennifer at


LBH is always a wonderful and refreshing week that helps me to refocus on what is important in my life and re-examine what truly makes me happy. I truly gain so much joy from serving others and seeing the impact I make on them. 

- Olivia, a teen missionary in Madison

Serve with Us - Core Team Applications Open Now!


Are you a young adult looking for a summer experience filled with joy, personal growth, and meaningful work? Join us on the LBH Core Team this summer!


In 2022, we are looking for 7-8 passionate, others-centered disciples to help lead our 250+ young people on our mission weeks. Learn more and apply below, or get a glimpse of what serving on Core Team is like with our Core Team outtakes from 2021! 


Family & Parish Info


Free Agent Registration - Reg Closed

And so here I am talking with you – I want you to find the poor here, right in your own home first. And begin love there. Be that good news to your own people. And find out about your next-door neighbour – do you know who they are?

- St. Teresa of Calcutta, Nobel Prize Lecture, 1979


Love Begins Here Missions

LBH Milwaukee is part of a larger family of Love Begins Here Missions. Learn more about the LBH movement at their website!

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Doug Ulaszek
Associate Director of Evangelization & Catechesis | Youth

Jennifer Murphy
Program & Events Coordinator | Evangelization & Catechsis

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