The Office of Youth Ministry helps to assess the spiritual needs of the young people of the Diocese and coordinate programs for youth evangelization, catechesis, and spiritual retreats which meet those needs.
The office is responsible for overseeing the parish youth ministers, youth groups and catechetical programs serving the middle and high school aged members of our Church. The youth ministry director also collaborates with mission groups wishing to serve in the Diocese.
The Holy See
The Vatican website is a great resource for any document from the Church. You will find Apostolic letters, Popes homilies, encyclicals, daily meditations, etc. You can find the entire Catechism and search by what topic you are looking for. A great resource for learning more about the Church.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The mission of the USCCB is to support the ministry of the Bishops with an emphasis on evangelization. On the website you will find prayers, quotes and answered questions about the Bible, additional resources, and current news of the Church.
FORMED On Demand is a subscription service offering access to thousands of studies, films, audios, and ebooks. Discover great digital media from over 40 of the best Catholic content producers including the Augustine Institute, Ignatius Press, the USCCB, Catholic Answers, EWTN, St. Paul Center, Marian Press, Sophia Press, Knights of Columbus, FOCUS, and many more. Movies and audio books for children also. Spanish options as well.
Catholic News Agency
Stay up to date on Catholic news.
The Religion Teacher
Great weekly reflections and activities for children of all ages.
Great ideas and activities for feast days, liturgical celebrations, and sacraments. A lot of coloring pages and crafts. Great for children 3-7.
Shower of Roses
A homeschool blog with great arts and crafts, celebration ideas, and lap books for all ages. A great resource for activities that children ages 7-10 can work on by themselves.
Catholic All Year
Advice on how to live the year liturgically. Watch videos and get ideas for each feast day and season of the Church. Great for the whole family.