Our diocese is an affiliated member of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry.  The "Federation"  has as its mission, "To serve those who serve the young Catholic Church." Please visit their page for resources for ministry with the young church.











In his final Apostolic Letter, Pope John Paul II declared, “Everything possible must be done so that the Gospel might permeate society, stimulating people to listen to and embrace its message.” Outside da Box exists to bring Jesus Christ to the young church through digital media via short films that help teens know, love, and serve the Lord.  


Youth Ministry Access (YMA) is a subscription website designed especially for Catholic youth ministry leaders in parishes, schools, retreat centers, camps—wherever young people gather in community as young disciples. It’s online planning and resources made easy! Our diocese has a subscription to Youth Ministry Access! Please contact the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for log-in information. 

National Catholic Committee for Girl Scouts and Camp Fire, NCCGSCF,  is a constitutive member of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM)—an organization of affiliated dioceses and collaborating organizations.

The National Catholic Committee on Scouting® (NCCS) exists to utilize and ensure the constructive use of the program of the BSA as a viable form of youth ministry with Catholic youth of our nation.


This booklet from the USCCB is available free on-line in .pdf format.