Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Newman Center: Engaging the Students of San Jose State University

  By Liz Sullivan The Newman Center is in the midst of a revival. Located across the street from the San Jose State University campus, and...

“Our Story” – Saint Clare Eighth Grade Retreat

“Our Story” was the theme of the Saint Clare School Eighth Grade Retreat held at Presentation Retreat Center on March 31. The retreat was...

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...

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...

Saint Martin of Tours Parish Lenten Retreat

The Saint Martin of Tours Young Adult Ministry were asked by Father Sergio Ovando to organize a Lenten Retreat for the entire parish community....

Young Adults Challenged to SEE • LOVE • WALK

SEE • LOVE • WALK That was the theme of this year’s Pure Fire Young Adult Retreat held at Mt. Hermon Ponderosa on October 16-18....

Deanery 2 eXaLT Night of Praise Draws Nearly 250 Attendees

“The family that prays together stays together” so the saying goes. Perhaps in Pope Francis’ own words, taken from his exhortation “Joy of the...

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...

When Faithful Fans Experience More Than Baseball

On a beautiful day in September, 15 of Saint Martin of Tours’ parishioners enjoyed a day at the Oakland Coliseum. This was not an...

Young Women Attend Discernment Retreat

A group of young women attended a Discernment Retreat at Presentation Center in Los Gatos in late spring. It was sponsored by the Diocese...