Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Youth & Young Adult Ministry

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...

Anticipating Simbang Gabi on a University Campus

The calendar did not stop students from gathering to celebrate a beloved cultural tradition. On the evening of November 28, Santa Clara University’ (SCU) Filipino...

A Trick or Treat with a Difference by Saint Julie Youth

Creative discipleship calls everyone to think outside of the box to witness and make a positive impact. This is exactly what Saint Julie’s youth...

Kudos for a “Pres Girl”

By Rosana Madrigal On November 3, the Diocese of San Jose awarded the Saints of the City to Edith Gonzalez, a senior at Presentation High...

Jesuit Connections Bay Area Engages in Service Project

On August 12, in partnership with Sacred Heart Nativity School (SHNS), Jesuit Connections Bay Area organized a service day in light of the Jesuit...

Our Lady of Refuge Parish’s Youth Ministry Institute for Teens

When Pope Francis gave his homily at the closing Mass at World Youth Day (WYD) in August, 2016 in Krakow, Poland he talked to...