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.

Resources to Minister from HomeSafe Environment

Youth Opportunities

  • Expressing Faith through service

    St. Therese of Lisieux is credited for once stating, “The world is thy ship and not thy home.” In the world we live in today, it’s good to remember this quote, where so much worldly noise can swiftly pull someone away from what is important. Karen Morehouse, of St. Therese Parish in Rothschild, is a

  • Finding Strength in the Stories of the Saints

    I see how the lives of the saints are not only stories but a witness to the beauty and power of our Faith. It’s not so much the “spiritual success” of the saints, but it’s knowing that they too struggled and looked to others for help when they faced difficulties. They remind me that having

  • Our Seminarians’ Coronavirus Stories

    Father Victor Feltes, Pastor of St. Paul Parish in Bloomer and St. John the Baptist Parish in Cooks Valley. God has blessed our parishes with priestly vocations. Of the 16 seminarians currently enrolled in major seminary for the Diocese of La Crosse, three belong to St. Paul or St. John the Baptist parishes. These young

  • Walking on Water – Hana’s story of trust a world away from home

    Global Outreach Mid-Year Gathering. Picture this: You are living in a country you never imagined visiting and separated from your family during a global pandemic. Then, in an attempt to return home halfway across the world, you get stranded in another unfamiliar country and without a backup plan are refused clearance onto your final flight

  • Coaching is more than winning

    Paul builds relationships and helps students achieve greatness By anyone’s standards, the last couple of years have been a success for Rothschild native Paul Michlig. In 2018, he was one of only 10 Wisconsin high school football coaches named the Green Bay Packers Coach of the Week. In 2019, he coached the Newman Catholic High

  • What children teach us

    As parents, we aspire to guide our children, teach them right from wrong and set good examples they can learn from. But what happens when the tables are turned? It takes a special gift to open our hearts and minds to learn from our children. Chris and Tracy Fischer are not only parents of two

Contact Information

Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
Phone: 608.791.0161
Fax: 608.791.2675

Chris Rogers, Director

Jen Mickschl, Secretary

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