Tag Archives: youth ministry

Summit seeks ways to keep youth Catholic

By Jen DeCoster Why are young Catholics are leaving the faith? The typical age for young people to leave the Catholic faith is 13, says The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA). CARA conducted two national studies to answer the question. Their research found that “Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed, 63 percent, said […]

Youth ministry continues to meet new challenges

This isn’t your daddy’s youth ministry any more.

Dinner honors youth, young adult leaders

Honoring outstanding lay ministers, volunteers and leaders, the diocesan Office of Youth Ministry and Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry combined talents to produce the first Youth and Young Adult Appreciation Dinner Aug. 15 at the downtown Catholic Center.

Called to Glory: NCYC in Indianapolis

The National Catholic Youth Conference, usually referred to as NCYC, is a bi-annual three day event for Roman Catholic teenagers, usually juniors and senior in high school, held in one U.S. city each time.

Former educator is new coordinator of youth ministry

She had been a teacher and a principal in Catholic schools on the Kansas side for 20 years,

Young adults serve those in need in their own backyard

As summer’s heat kicks in, the thought of flowing water brings welcome thoughts of refreshment.

February 24, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph