Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Youth & Young Adult Ministry

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...

Notre Dame Students Recognized as Saints in the City

Notre Dame’s Freshman Family Liturgy introduces our freshmen and their families to our Catholic experience of liturgy, providing catechesis for people of all faiths...

Theology on Tap

Bishop Patrick J. McGrath speaks with the crowd during the Theology on Tap event on April 20 at Mexicali Grill in Santa Clara. This...

Reflections from World Youth Day

By Monsignor Francis Cilia During his press conference on the flight home to Rome from World Youth Day in Kraków, Pope Francis jokingly remarked that...

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...

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...

Good sports: Young adults build faith, community through athletics

SAN DIEGO (CNS) -- A ministry focusing on the excitement and friendship that can come from athletic competition is bringing young people together in...

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...

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...