The next #YMAlive gathering will be held on Thursday, January 8, 2015
(7:00 pm-8:30 pm) at
Saint Veronica Chapel, 1035 Boston Neck Road. Narragansett, RI (Rt. 1A).
Anyone who is an adult leader in Youth Ministry is invited to attend this gathering. #YMAlive will be focused on hearing what you have to say about Youth Ministry. You will be able to share your thoughts, opinions, struggles, and triumphs with other parish youth ministry leaders in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Refreshments will be provided.
If you are interested in attending this gathering, please contact our office.
In his first annual message to the youth of the world on the occasion of
World Youth Day 2014, Pope Francis presents the themes for the next three WYDs in order to set in motion the three-year path of spiritual preparation leading to the international celebration in Krakow in July 2016.
You can view the message here.
Looking for some highlights of the message? Millenial Journal offers the top 10 quotes from the 2014 message.
The Office of Catholic Youth Ministry wants to make planning your trip to Poland as easy as possible! Feel free to use this flyer to advertise WYD 2016 to the youth of your parish. For more information about this trip, please click here. If you are looking for other ways that the Office of Catholic Youth Ministry can help you in your planning process, please contact our office.
There are new opportunities for parish youth ministry located in the "Local Resources" section. To view, click here.
Sponsored by: The Office of Life and Family
In collaboration with: Catholic Schools Office, Office of Catholic Youth Ministry, Office of Evangelization and Faith Formation, Outreach and Prevention Office, Office of Priestly Vocations
Tuesday, February 24th, 2015. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
@ Bishop McVinney Auditorium
One Cathedral Square, Providence
This event is open to all 8th grade*, High School* and Adults. (*Parental consent is required for minors due to the content of the presentation.) Matt's presentation will be followed by Eucharistic Exposition and Benediction. For more information regarding this event, please download this promotional flyer.
This event is limited to 800 attendees, so be sure to register as soon as possible!
To register please contact Paula Lois by February 13:
401-421-7833 ext. 220
Our annual Catholic Youth Ministry Mission week is over! We would like to sincerely thank all who participated in the Catholic Middle School Youth Conference, Middle School Retreat, and/or the High School Youth Gathering.
We hope that you thoroughly enjoyed these events, and that your youth were as touched by John Angotti's message as we were.
If you were given an evaluation form, please be sure to send your response to us as soon as possible.
As a resource for you and others, we have created a new page under
Local Resources called:
This page will include information regarding youth ministry events at parishes that are open to other youth ministry programs. If your parish has a youth ministry event to which you would like to invite other parishes, please contact our office with the information to be placed in this section.
Youth Ministry leaders - get recharged for your service to the young Catholic Church!
NCCYM will fill you - heart, mind,
and soul - so that you can return refreshed, renewed, and recommitted to the unique ministry and mission into which
God has called you.
Room and conference reservations are now open. You can find out more here.
In-services and resources motivate parents to foster the faith development of their children, and motivate parishes/schools to support and equip parents and families in passing the faith to their children.
To see formatting for the
Parish Collection Envelope,
please follow this link to our