Youth Ministry

Supporting Parishes through training, networking and events for youth!

Click Here For: Upcoming Youth Events for 2014-2015 (Details & Registration Information)

How to Begin Youth Ministry in Your Parish

Beginning a youth ministry in your parish is easier than you think. We offer a proven start-up process, tailored to your parish that recruites both the adult parishoneers you need to run it, as well as the youth to participate.

Contact the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry to hear more about the possibilites for your parish at:

Events for Youth Ministers and Adult Leaders/Volunteers

Youth Minister Gatherings

These are our opportunities to gather as a Catholic youth ministers to pray, share a meal, network, hear from speakers and get up to date on what's new in youth ministry. Each gathering is held from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., at a different syracuse restaurant each meeting.  Click on a date below to register (no fee to attend).

Youth Minister Evening Retreat

Each year we set aside an evening to prayfully reflect on our own spiritual lives. A nationally known presenter leads us in our retreat from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., at the Christ the King Retreat House, 500 Brookford Rd., Syracuse NY 13224.  Click below for more information and to register.


Local opportunites to grow in faith, and National conferences to train, prary and network with collegeus in the field of youth minstry from across the country.