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Young Adult Ministry

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has defined young adults as "people in their late teens, twenties, and thirties; single, married, divorced, or widowed; and with or without children."  This includes people in Generation X (born between 1963 and 1979) as well as the Millennial Generation (born between 1980 and 1995). Within this incredibly broad category, there are several dimensions and demographics including, but not limited to:

  • College Students
  • Young Adult Singles
  • Dating & Engaged Couples
  • Young Adult Married Couples
  • Divorced & WIdowed Individuals
  • Interfaith Relationships
  • Parent Couples & Single Parents
  • White Collar & Blue Collar
  • Miltary Personnel & Veterans
  • Unemployed & Under-Employed
  • Seminarians & Clergy
  • Lay Ecclesial Ministers
  • Urban & Inner City Residents
  • Suburban Young Adults
  • Rural & Small Town Residents

 

What connects all these men and women together is the experience of transition - to discover their identity as adults; to find a place of love and belonging; to achieve a sense of purpose in their work; and to spiritually explore the meaning of life and the divine.

To help young adults in their journey through this period in their lives, the Roman Catholic Church has developed an intentional outreach and pastoral ministry to men and women in their late teens, twenties, and thirties called Young Adult Ministry.

Upcoming Events

Michigan Catholic Young Adult Conference

The Archdiocese of Detroit along with the Dioceses of Michigan present the 2017 Young Adult Conference:
Encounter * Grow * Witness

When: Friday & Saturday, March 31 & April 1, 2017
 
Where:
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
44800 Warren Rd., Canton, MI  48187
 
Accommodations:  Participants requiring overnight accommodations are encouraged to contact the Baymont Inn & Suites in Canton for a reduced rate of $89/night during the conference! Please make reservations via telephone (734-981-2440) and mention the Michigan Catholic Young Adults Conference to receive the group rate. Limited simple accommodation in the homes of local Catholic families is also available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Chris Leach at cleach@sjncanton.org to reserve your simple accommodation!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEC Encounter

A 3-day gathering of the international TEC family so that the TEC Movement can advance and our call to encounter Christ may deepen.

When: July 7th - 9th, 2017
 
Where: Spiritual Life Center
7100 E. 45th St. N.
BelAire, KS  67226
 
Contact: Billy O'Regan
TEC Conference
(504)227-3233
office@tecconference.org

Register today for the opportunity to network, share resources, pray, and meet with other members of TEC communities!

Register Online!



See the TEC Conference website for more information!