The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry provides this Resource Site to support and strengthen those who accompany young people as they encounter and follow Jesus Christ.
This Resource Site is continually being updated and developed and we are always seeking best resources for use by ministry leaders in parishes, schools and dioceses across the country. If you have resources to share, please use the button to submit them at any time.
This Site is Currently Under Construction...
Links to resources listed below will be added throughout the coming months.
If you have any to share related to the topics below, please use the button above to submit them.
Models and Methods
Ministering to Youth: Comprehensive Catholic Youth Ministry - an overview of the USCCB document, Renewing the Vision, and helpful links for an introduction to comprehensive youth ministry.
Understanding Youth: Adolescent Development and Teen Culture
Ministering with Parents and Families - print, video and online resources from the Strong Catholic Families National initiative for parents and those who minister to and with them.
Gathering Youth: Models and Methods
Praying with Youth: Prayer Services, Liturgy, Adoration
Forming Youth: Adolescent Catechesis/Confirmation - print and online resources, articles and research from the National initiative on Adolescent Catechesis developed by the Partnership for Adolescent Catechesis.
Missioning Youth: Evangelization, Discernment and Vocation
Empowering Youth: Leadership Development
Serving Others - Catholic Social Justice
Ministry in Unique Settings (Sports, Campus Ministry, Scouts, Camps, etc.)
Celebrating Youth: World Youth Day
Questions? Member to Member
- Certification - The Alliance for the Certification of Lay Ecclesial Ministers seeks to affirm and promote lay ecclesial ministry in parishes and dioceses throughout the United States.
- Continuing Education
- Networking / Cohort Groups / Ministry Networks - a link to NFCYM's Ministry Network site where leaders can connect with cohort groups of interest to them.
- Code of Ethics
- Webinar Library - NFCYM's webinar library lists dozens of recordings by national leaders on topics that support and strengthen both ministry leaders and volunteers who accompany young people in faith.
- Job Listings - Job openings are divided into three groups: Diocesan Positions, Parish Positions, Other Positions