Youth and Young Adult Ministries

Youth and Young Adult Ministries

Youth and young adult ministries provide middle and high school students and young adults a key place to grow in their relationship with the Lord and discern their vocation. Ministering to these age groups includes assisting them in their awareness of their unique call within the Kingdom that Jesus is building with them.

The Role of youth/young adult Minister

What can I Do?

  • Provide a vocation-themed evening at regular intervals in your programming. Utilize discernment videos and invite clergy/religious for those evenings
  • Promote parish and Diocesan vocations events among your ministry
  • Schedule special events/opportunities for your ministry to engage with clergy/religious
    • Sponsor a dinner at which a priest or Religious discusses his/her vocation journey
    • Host a movie or game night and invite a priest or Religious to attend
    • Participate in Come and See weekends
  • Regularly provide your ministry the opportunity to adore the Lord in the Blessed Sacrament
  • Vocations Night Youth Ministry kit

How to Use the Toolkit

What Are Vocations