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Understanding Catholic Youth Ministry. From a C.Y.O./C.C.D./Catholic Schools Only Model . . . to a Comprehensive Ministry with Adolescents and their Parents. From There to Here. Catholic Schools. C. Y. O. C. C. D. From There to Here. 1960-70’s. Teen Clubs Youth Groups

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Understanding catholic youth ministry

UnderstandingCatholic Youth Ministry

From a C.Y.O./C.C.D./Catholic Schools Only Model . . . to a Comprehensive Ministry with Adolescents and their Parents


From there to here
FromThere to Here

Catholic Schools

C. Y. O.

C. C. D.


From there to here1
FromThere to Here

1960-70’s

  • Teen Clubs

  • Youth Groups

  • Nationally: National CYO Federation (NCYOF)


From there to here2
From There to Here

1976

  • A Vision of Youth Ministry

  • Mission of the Church

  • Road to Emmaus

  • Dimensions


From there to here3
From There to Here

A Vision of Youth Ministry

■Two Goals

■Comprehensive Approach

(seven components)

1976


From there to here4
From There to Here

1982

  • Cohesive national vision ≠ cohesive national structures to support youth ministry

  • From the NCYOF and USCC Division of Youth Activities to . . .

  • Birth of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM)


From there to here5
From There to Here

1997

  • Builds and expands upon

    A Vision of Youth Ministry (1976)

  • Important distinction:

    -1976 = Dept of Ed. doc.

    -1997 = Doc. of entire USCCB

  • Emphasis on discipleship

  • From 2 goals to 3

  • From 7 components to 8


Renewing the vision goal one
Renewing the VisionGoal One

To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.


Renewing the vision goal two
Renewing the VisionGoal Two

To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.


Renewing the vision goal three
Renewing the VisionGoal Three

To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each person.


Renewing the vision comprehensive ministry themes
Renewing the VisionComprehensive Ministry Themes

  • Developmentally Appropriate

  • Family Friendly

  • Intergenerational

  • Multicultural

  • Community-Wide Collaboration

  • Leadership

  • Flexible/Adaptable Programming


Renewing the vision components
Renewing the VisionComponents

  • Advocacy


Renewing the vision components1
Renewing the VisionComponents

  • Advocacy

  • Catechesis


Renewing the vision components2
Renewing the VisionComponents

  • Advocacy

  • Catechesis

  • Community Life


Renewing the vision components3
Renewing the VisionComponents

  • Advocacy

  • Catechesis

  • Community Life

  • Evangelization


Renewing the vision components4
Renewing the VisionComponents

  • Advocacy

  • Catechesis

  • Community Life

  • Evangelization

  • Justice and Service


Renewing the vision components5
Renewing the VisionComponents

  • Advocacy

  • Catechesis

  • Community Life

  • Evangelization

  • Justice and Service

  • Leadership Development


Renewing the vision components6
Renewing the VisionComponents

  • Advocacy

  • Catechesis

  • Community Life

  • Evangelization

  • Justice and Service

  • Leadership Development

  • Pastoral Care


Renewing the vision components7
Renewing the VisionComponents

  • Advocacy

  • Catechesis

  • Community Life

  • Evangelization

  • Justice and Service

  • Leadership Development

  • Pastoral Care

  • Prayer and Worship


Strategies for youth friendly parishes
Strategies for Youth-Friendly Parishes

Ask Youth

  • Interview youth (focus groups, via phone, written parish survey, electronic survey on website, etc.)

  • Give Them a Voice (parish council, youth ministry leadership team, etc.)

  • Welcome youth at all parish activities


Strategies for youth friendly parishes1
Strategies for Youth-Friendly Parishes

  • Parish Bulletin/Phone Calls

  • Bulletin Board/Newsletter/Letters

  • Website/E-mail/I-net

  • Youth Space

  • Liturgy

  • Target both youth and their parents

Ask Youth

Inform


Strategies for youth friendly parishes2
Strategies for Youth-Friendly Parishes

Ask Youth

Inform

Liturgy

  • Speak to their needs especially through homilies and prayers

  • Blessings and commissioning

  • Have youth speak at Mass

  • Acknowledge youth presence in assembly and esp. as ministers (lectors, cantors, choir members, musicians, Eucharistic ministers, hospitality, etc.)

  • Special prayers/liturgies


Strategies for youth friendly parishes3
Strategies for Youth-Friendly Parishes

Ask Youth

Inform

Liturgy

Transform

  • Involve youth in ministries, train and support them

  • Connect them with the adult church (consider intergenerational activities, prayer partners, etc.)

  • Invest time and treasure in youth and the adults who serve young people



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