Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Bishop McGrath to Honor Young Disciples in Diocese

On November 10, Monsignor Francis Cilia, representing Bishop Patrick J. McGrath will award the youth of the parishes and high schools for distinguished faith...

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...

Holy Spirit Hosts Catholic Scout Retreat

Holy Spirit Church hosted a Year of Mercy Scout Retreat, which featured 28 scouts and 17 adults. The YM program led by Joan Schenck...

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...

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...

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...

Young Adults from Saint Martin of Tours Parish Celebrate Holy Thursday with Seven Churches...

On March 24, the young adults from Saint Martin of Tours Parish organized a “Seven Churches Visitation” to celebrate Holy Thursday. The original practice,...

Jesuit Connections Bay Area Holds Kick-Off Event

On April 23, more than 40 young adults gathered at the Jesuit Retreat Center in Los Altos for the kick-off event of the Jesuit...

Youth Learn About Corporal Works of Mercy

How can teenagers learn about and live out the Corporal Works of Mercy? High schoolers at Saint Christopher Parish recently found out through a...

Parishes from the Diocese of San Jose and the Diocese of Oakland team up...

On January 28-29, 73 middle school students from 6 different parishes experienced an overnight retreat at Camp Maymac in Felton, CA. The parishes included...