Get useful information, resources, and find PGC sessions at our Safe Environment Program site.
Discover what the Diocesan Recreation Association and CYO offer to young Catholics!
The mission of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is to serve those who serve the young Catholic Church. The office serves parish and school leaders by providing support and direction for a variety of ministries: parish youth ministry, high school campus ministry, Catholic Scouting (BSA and GSUSA), Recreation, Safe Environment Program, parish young adult ministry, and college/university campus ministry. The OY&YAM also coordinates diocesan direct-programs for young people such as the High School Youth Rally, Walking Stations of the Cross, Gospel Road, and the Diocesan Youth Council.
Contact us: Director: Michael Hall
Program Coor: Sean Robinson
Activities & Safe Environment: Regina Quinn
Recreation Director: Marty Raines
Please review the revised policies below and update your Policies and Guidelines Handbook.
Revised Policy 100.42, Youth Ministry Programs
Scheduling of Activities - Restrictions
Revised Policy 400.21, Administration
Click here to view a complete and up-to-date version of the Policies and Guidelines for Parish Youth Ministry Programs.
Strong Catholic Families; Strong Catholic Youth is a parish process that engages parents in reflecting, assessing, and actively sharing with parish leaders the specific support and formation they need to form their families in the Catholic faith. For more information click here or to host a session at your parish please contact the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, 614.241.2565, or email@example.com
Catholic Camporee 2012
May 18-20, 2012
St. Joseph, Somerset
Catholic Committee on Scouting Website
Free Parish and Deanery workshop opportunities for parish youth ministers from the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry.
Young Adult Ministry
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of 2013-14 events
February 1, 2014
St. Paul (Westerville, OH)
March 8-9, 2014
St. Paul (Westerville, OH)
Youth Ministers' Retreat
March 28-29, 2014
Procter Center (London, OH)
April 18, 2014
St. Joseph's Cathedral (Columbus, OH)
Youth Ministry CALENDAR
Young Adult CALENDAR
Upcoming Youth Events
Resources & Training
2012 Youth Ministry Leaders Retreat
Exploring Its Depth
Your Call to Ministry
Reclaiming Your Story:
Recognizing God's Presence
The Path Ahead
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