YOUTH


COORDINATOR - NADIA GUNDERT

Nadia joined the staff in September 2011, she is from the Toronto area originally and received her B.A. and BEd from York University. She also completed her Canadian Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies from St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto. Nadia's experience in the classroom, as a Chaplaincy Leader, and in parish Youth Ministry has continued to develop her love for the Church and Youth. Nadia lives in Kingston with her husband, Mike, and her children, Aaron, Hailey and Ella.

Nadia  is willing and available to help support all youth ministry leaders and their programs.Please call her at the Diocesan Centre, or email the Youth Office for information and or assistance with youth programming, activities and events.

REPORT FOR THE SYNOD ON
Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment
FROM THE ROMAN CATHOLIC
ARCHDIOCESE OF KINGSTON


NOVEMBER 2017 UPDATE


YOUTH RESOURCES


UPCOMING EVENTS

• Nov. 4 Duc in Altum Session #2 (Providence Spirituality Centre, Kingston)
• Nov. 8 Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age (See Poster Below)
• Nov. 11 Remembrance Day
• Nov. 16 Secondary School Chaplains Meeting (Diocesan Centre)
• Nov 24-25 Archdiocesan Liturgical Conference (See Poster Below)
• Nov 26 Feast of Christ The King

 

MANDATE

The Office of Youth Ministry is to provide a vision of "Comprehensive Youth Ministry" to the Archdiocese in an effort to support youth ministry programs and activities in parishes.  The Youth Ministry Office is responsible for the development of a Commission to help and support youth ministry and foster communication throughout the Archdiocese.  The office will collaborate with the Archbishop, priests and laity in the formation of Youth Ministry goals and activities, and to help support all parishes to be "youth friendly."

GOALS OF YOUTH MINISTRY

  • Foster the total personal and spiritual growth of young people.
  • To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.
  • To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.

YOUTH MINISTRY OFFICE SUPPORT

  • The Youth Ministry Office provides general and specific youth ministry support for parishes, priests, and youth ministry leaders.
  • Consultant Visits to Parishes
  • Youth Ministry Training Session
  • Youth Ministry Programming Support for Parishes
  • Retreats
  • Archdiocesan Shine Like The Son Youth Conference
  • Resource Sharing & Development
  • Young Adult Ministry, Duc In Altum Discernment Journey
  • World Youth Day Pilgrimages
  • Archdiocesan Participation in Steubenville Toronto Youth Conference
  • Deanery & Archdiocesan Youth Events
  • National Evangelization Team (NET) Coordination for the Archdiocese

YOUTH PHOTO GALLERIES

XLT (Exalt) - Evening of Praise & Worship and Eucharistic Adoration
with the Josh Blakesley Band at St. Mary’s Cathedral
photostory by Sharon Buffett

Oct 20 - WITNESS (Youth Faith Day)
St. Mary’s Cathedral (Kingston)


Oct 19 - WITNESS (Youth Faith Day)
St. Michael the Archangel Church (Belleville)

Oct 18 - WITNESS (Youth Faith Day)
St. Francis Xavier Church (Brockville)


Oct 17 - WITNESS (Youth Faith Day)
St. Francis de Sales Church (Smiths Falls)

Oct 16 - ALCDSB
Music Workshop with Josh Blakesley (Napanee)

TOTUS TUUS SUMMER CAMP 2017

STEUBENVILLE 2017

SHINE LIKE THE SON
YOUTH CONFERENCE 2016
PHOTO GALLERY  by Sharon Buffett