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NCCYM Exhibits are Open

Looking for a Marketing Opportunity?

The National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry, December 4-6, 2014 in San Antonio, is now accepting applications for exhibit booth space. Learn more and apply.

Institute for New Youth Ministers

Just Beginning in Youth Ministry?

Register for the Institute for New Youth Ministers, August 11-14, 2014 in Chicago. Sponsored by Cultivation Ministries and the National Association of Catholic Youth Ministry Leaders (NACYML).

Learn more and register.

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Webinars of Interest to Youth Ministry Leaders

NFCYM maintains a list of webinars offered by various organizations—both free and fee—that might hold interest for those in pastoral ministry with young catholics.

*Ice Cream Month
July Is National Ice Cream Month

How cool is that?! Do you know when this recognition was designated and which president declared it? National Ice Cream Month on Wikipedia.

Strong Catholic Families/Fortaleciendo en la Fe
What's NFCYM's Most Popular Training In-Service?

Strong Catholic Families, Strong Catholic Youth—and the transliterated program, Fortaleciendo Familias en la Fe—have come to over 60 dioceses in the U.S. and Canada.

Learn more about them.

Where's the content that used to be on this website?!
Where's the Rest of the Website?! used to have more resources about youth ministry? Where did it go?

We're building a new site called "Catholic Youth Ministry Source" for all that information. For now, you can access that material in the "old NFCYM style" at until we redo the pages and relaunch that site.

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Catholic Youth Ministry Source

An extensive collection of resources for Catholic youth ministry leaders.

Catholic Youth Foundation USA (CYFUSA)

Providing the financial resources necessary for promoting effective and innovative youth ministry that will assure a faithful future.

National Association of Catholic Youth Ministry Leaders (NACYML)

Promoting the profession of youth ministry for leaders serving in dioceses, parish, schools, and other settings.

National CYO Sports (NCYOS)

Animates Gospel values in Catholic youth sports to encourage young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Catholic Religious Recognitions

The National Catholic Committee for Girl Scouts USA and Camp Fire USA (NCCGSCF); programs and resources for scouting and other organizations.

Care for Creation, Care for the Poor

Catholic youth address global climate change.

National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC)

A biennial national Catholic youth conference held in odd-numbered years.

National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCYM)

A biennial national conference for adults in youth ministry held in even-numbered years.


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