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.

News & Events

riseup.jpg"RISE UP" YOUTH RALLY 
The Diocese of Allentown will be hosting the first Diocesan Youth Rally, "Rise Up" on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Allentown Central Catholic High School from 11 AM to 6 PM.  The day is open to all 6th through 12th graders.   There will also be a special "Parent Track" from 2 PM to 4 PM at Sacred Heart Parish.  Click here to learn more



Theology on Tap

Theology on Tap is a series of events centered on faith topics of interest to young adults. These events feature an engaging speaker presenting a theological topic, time for discussion, faith sharing, and community building in a comfortable setting. Click here to learn more.