Youth Ministry

The Church NEEDS you,
your enthusiasm, your creativity
and the joy that is so characteristic of YOU. 

~Pope Francis


National Youth Ministry Conference (NCYC

In a distinctly Catholic setting, the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) invites participants to encounter Christ, experience Church, and be empowered for discipleship. The conference this year will be held on November 18 - 21, 2021
and this year, there will be three options to participate:
  • In-Person in Indianapolis
  • Virtual Participation
  • Streaming Participation

For details visit the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM) informational page for NCYC.  If you would like to join The Archdiocese of Hartford, please fill out this survey


Resources for Young People:

Resources for Youth Ministers & all those who work with young people:

Various digital youth conferences and events:


Youth Protection Resources

Rooting Youth in Service

Rooting Youth in Service is an interactive guide for engaging youth in meaningful service learning opportunities. This includes theological foundations, best practices and guidelines for organizing, implementing and following through with these projects. To download this guide, click here.


For more information contact:

Kelly Henderschedt