: YM: Fundamentals
Key theoretical documents central to the field of Catholic youth ministry in the United States. They assist the youth ministry leader in being more prepared and competent to minister to adolescents and their families.
All catechists, teachers, and youth ministers share the responsibility for teaching biblical literacy.
The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth is an understandable and down-to-earth guide to all things Catholic.
This is the first ever compilation of all the major current documents guiding Catholic youth ministry in the United States.
The Challenge of Adolescent Catechesis is a classic for youth ministry and catechetical leaders in parish, school, and diocesan settings. Downloadable PDF file.
This landmark document provides primary direction for all ministers concerned about and working towards the evangelization of youth.
Proven strategies for successful Catholic youth ministry programs.
In this resource, he sets forth five key practices for evangelization in the home and/or intergenerational setting.
From Age to Age follows in the tradition of the “challenge resources,” focusing on the component of worship with adolescents.
Four essential practices for bringing intentional evangelization into the experience of answering the call to justice and service.
Practical strategies for ministry with young people who are too often overlooked.
Media and technology are valid tools for evangelization and offer some practical principles for using both in ministry with young people.
Detailed workshop that invites young people to examine the multiple aspects of evangelization and the call to discipleship.
Proclaiming the Good News: Resources for Evangelizing the Young Church continues the conversation begun when Called to be Witnesses and Storytellers was published in 1993. While the principals set forth in the original document have not lost their vibrancy or validity, this new paper mines the wealth contained in recent church documents including Pope John Paul II’s call for a “new evangelization.”
Find ideas for creating successful youth programs where teens feel connected, stay involved, and grow in faith.
Provides all who minister to young people with an effective blueprint for building a truly meaningful ministry.
Provides all who minister to young people with an effective blueprint for building a truly meaningful ministry. Printed in Spanish.
Suggestions for seizing this opportunity. The ideas she offers can also be utilized in both camp and mission experiences.
To encourage a new national conversation, on adolescent catechesis, the Partnership for Adolescent Catechesis, consisting of the NFCYM, NCEA, and NCCL with support from the USCCB, has published the first of a series of Source Books on Adolescent Catechesis.
To encourage a new national conversation, on adolescent catechesis, the Partnership for Adolescent Catechesis (consisting of the NFCYM, NCEA, and NCCL with support from the USCCB) has published the second of a series of Source Books on Adolescent Catechesis.
Offers practical steps to assist young people in reflecting upon and identifying key experiences from their personal faith stories.
Teens love this Bible.
The Vision of Catholic Youth Ministry: Fundamentals, Theory, and Practice provides an overview of the theory and pastoral practice of comprehensive youth ministry based on Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry.
Theology for Ministry is for beginning ministry students, seasoned lay leaders, and anyone in between who wants to learn more about the faith that feeds their call to serve.