Youth & Young Adult Ministry

The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries provides training, resources and diocesan-wide youth events to assist Directors of Youth Ministry as they strive to fully incorporate young people into the life of their parish.

BEET Grant Application

Resources to Minister from HomeSafe Environment

Youth Opportunities

Catholic Life Articles

Here are a few Catholic Life articles. To read the full article, click on the blue colored title.

  • For the Love of TeachingFor the Love of Teaching
    Cindy passes on her Faith in the classroom When Cindy Mazoch became a teacher almost three decades ago, she knew one thing for certain: She wanted to teach in a Catholic school setting. “I attended Catholic schools from 1st through 12th grade while growing up in Milwaukee. The catechesis I… Read more »
  • Life is a Gift from GodLife is a Gift from God
    STEVE WERNER CHERISHES THE RIGHT TO LIFE Photo caption: Steve presents a check to sponsor three students and their chaperone to attend the 2019 March for Life in Washington, D.C. Steve Werner’s thoughts on the right to life began to crystallize more completely when he started managing a group home… Read more »
  • “Be Not Afraid”: Living the Theology of the Body Every Day“Be Not Afraid”: Living the Theology of the Body Every Day
    Upon being elected Pope, St. John Paul II’s first message to the world was “Be not afraid! Open wide the doors to Christ.” A radical change can happen in young people who seek to live by the time-honored truths of that beloved Pope’s Theology of the Body. It will help… Read more »
  • Vocation: God’s Call, My ResponseVocation: God’s Call, My Response
    We often use the term vocation, which means “to be called”, exclusively in reference to the priesthood and religious life, but your son or daughter will learn that there is a universal call to holiness, as well as to the vocations of marriage, the consecrated life, and the priesthood. “Every… Read more »
  • To Use or Not to Use? That is the QuestionTo Use or Not to Use? That is the Question
    The opposite of love is not hatred, but using others as objects. How often do we use family or friends, speaking with them only when we need them? Perhaps we even use God, only going to Him when we need something. Of course, we should receive help from God and… Read more »

Contact Information

Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
Phone: 608.791.2673
Fax: 608.791.2687

Chris Rogers, Director