Youth & Young Adult Ministry


The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry (OYYAM) serves as a resource to parishes in their efforts to do the following:

  • Empower youth and young adults to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world.
  • Draw youth and young adults to responsibile participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic community.
  • Foster the human, intellectual and spiritual formation of youth and young adults.

The staff of OYYAM provide parish leadership formation, mentoring, and ongoing support as well as Diocesan opportunities for youth and young adults to experience the fullness of the Catholic faith.

Our office provides assistance to parish staff, volunteers, and parishioners in the following areas: