Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Saint Mary, Gilroy, Opens New Youth Center

A few years ago, Saint Mary (Gilroy) pastor, Father Robert Brocato, started a listening campaign for the parish to hear the wishes and needs...

Reflections on the Diocesan Youth Retreat

Cian Keeney ’19 Can one week in Lake Tahoe surrounded by fellow Catholic high schoolers deepen your faith? The Diocesan Youth Retreat (DYR) is an...

Saint Martin of Tours Young Adults 5th Annual Seven Churches Visitation (Visita Iglesia)

The young adult ministry of Saint Martin of Tours Parish in San Jose sponsored its 5th Annual Visita Iglesia as the start of their...

More than 1,000 Youth & Young Adults Attend DSJ Confirmation Conference

The skies outside might have been cloudy and dark, with a threat of rain, but inside Saint Francis High School “The Journey” was taking...

Rosary with Young Adults

By Matilda Bernard On February 3, the young adults of Saint Martin of Tours Parish sponsored the Rosary Potluck which was attended by more than...

Reflection on Faith: “Yes, I am Catholic and I am Proud”

By Tiffany Nguyen Diocesan Committee for Youth Evangelization “You’re Catholic?” Two seemingly simple words which, when put together and said in a judgmental tone, form such...

Confirmation Strengthens our Identity as Children of God

By John C. Cavadini Catholic News Service The Sacrament of Confirmation is perhaps the most mysterious of all the sacraments. Many Christians find it difficult to...

A First-Timer at the West Coast Walk for Life

By Laura Feldman I rubbed the sleep from my eyes, stretched, and popped out of bed. What would today be like, I wondered? Today would...

What Our Youth Think of Priesthood Today

By Father Joe Kim, Director of Vocations and Seminarians Last September, the Diocese of San Jose Vocations Office conducted a survey of 1,178 Catholic high school...

SALT Hosts Christmas Senior Luncheon

Saint Athanasius Life Teen (SALT) held a Christmas Luncheon for seniors at the Saint Athanasius Parish on December 19. The luncheon was a new...