We believe young people are essential to the Church and we seek to increase their encounters with Christ.
Original Goals: One hundred percent of parishes will establish and/or enhance youth ministry opportunities by July 1, 2020.
What We Accomplished: Sixty-five percent of parishes have a Youth Ministry program.
New Goals: One hundred percent of parishes will establish and/or enhance Youth Ministry opportunities by July 1, 2022, as determined by annual responses to our diocesan youth ministry survey.
To visit our Youth and Young Adult Ministry website, click here: For more information, contact Ryan M. Phelan, Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry,
email@example.com or 727-344-1611, ext. 5328 or Mike Buckler, Associate Regional Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, Northern Counties
firstname.lastname@example.org or 727-304-7264
- Article December 2020: Training Equips Parishes for Courageous Youth Ministry
- Video July 2020: Good Counsel Camp Delivers Care Packages and Smiles to Campers
- Article June 2020: St. Joan of Arc Teens Grow Closer than Ever during Pandemic
- Article March 2020: Nourished by the Eucharist, Young Adults Thrive in Faith at St. Paul Parish, Tampa
- Article February 2020: New Young Adult Ministry St. Raphael Parish in St. Petersburg Mixes Faith and Friendship
- Article January 2020: New Youth Ministry at St. Rita Parish, Dade City, is Making a Difference
- Article December 2019: Growing Youth Ministry at St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Hudson is Helping Teens Live Their Faith
- Article September 2019: Parishes in North Central Deanery Team Up to Give Youth an Excellent Sports Program
- Article September 2019: Good Counsel Camp Plans to Renovate Cabins with Help of Northen Deanery
- Article January 2019: Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office Seeks to Align with Courageously Living the Gospel
- Article December 2018: National Conference in Tampa Fires Up Youth Ministers