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, 
rmp@dosp.org or 727-344-1611, ext. 5328 or Mike Buckler, Associate Regional Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, Northern Counties
mb@dosp.org or 727-304-7264