Youth and Young Adults News

Cultivating a new generation

ABSECON — Prepare. Sow. Grow. Reap. Four words well-known and understood to farmers; less so, for Catholic youth ministry workers. But it was the latter group...

Friendships, choices and soul-saving

A new school year has begun and our children are beginning to settle into their new routines, classrooms, teachers and work assignments. Another thing...

Question sparks a simple conversion over lunch

A simple conversation over lunch sparked a ministry idea for a group of young adults from a Vineland parish. Jose Rodriguez, 24, of Divine Mercy...

The Samuel Group

Help Wanted: youth willing to serve 1,200 meals

ATLANTIC CITY — A week removed from Summer in the City, where they lived out the Gospel values in caring for the poor and...

Nourishing faith through music and Scripture

For a group of young people in Bridgeton, the youth choir at the Parish of the Holy Cross is a place where they can...

Putting Catholic teaching and Gospel values to flesh

Yen Nguyen, 17, had such a great time at last year’s Summer in the City, she came back this year for another week. “It was...

Summer in the City

Sacraments and prayers in a young person’s life

As a youth minister for almost a decade I am often asked, “What do you do to get the kids to come?” My response...

Samuel Group helps young adults with vocational discernment

Samuel Group is a discernment group for young adults, ages 18-39, who meet together once a month from September through March in order to...
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