Kaitlyn from LEAD: Being Vulnerable in Small Groups

Kaitlyn from LEAD is a member of St. Joseph Parish in Conway, Arkansas – which is in the Diocese of Little Rock. She will be a senior this fall at Greenbrier High School.

In her testimony this afternoon, she got very vulnerable with all of us about a difficult family situation she experienced, and how she felt a great deal of personal guilt because of how the situation played out.

What brought Kaitlyn a tremendous amount of freedom was opening up with her small group at a Steubenville youth conference.

Some of the awesome things Kaitlyn shared included:

“I chose to make a conscious effort to be open and vulnerable with my peers around me.”

“While His plans to heal my family were unconventional, they were perfect.”

“God’s plans are not my plans; they are much better.”

“Never miss the opportunity to be open and vulnerable with the people around you.”

“Don’t be afraid to share what you’re struggling with; it might just bring healing to yourself and to the people around you.”


Written by Paul Masek
Paul Masek is Lisa's husband and is honored to be the father of four practically perfect kids ~ Jacob, Audrey, Kyle, & Dominic. For fun, Paul loves hunting, fishing, eating, and hanging out with the fam. He claims to be the funniest person he has ever met - and his wife says he hasn't met enough people - because she is funnier. He also loves stirring it up and is the director of the REAP Team for the Archdiocese of St. Louis. You can find out more about Paul by following him on Twitter & Insta - @clasekmasek