Office of Youth Ministry
Upcoming Youth Events
2015 Junior High Festival
Sunday, April 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
GFW Middle School in Fairfax
Open to youth in grades 6-8
2015-2016 Diocesan Youth Council Applications Being Accepted
Do you love youth group and want to do something more for Christ? Then consider joining the Diocesan Youth Council. You'll grow in your faith, attend retreats, and help plan the Senior High Youth Rally and Junior High Festival.
Applications due by May 16, 2015. For more information, contact Kevin Losleben at 507-233-5327.
NET in Diocese of New Ulm
October 16-24, 2015
The National Evangelization Team (NET) will arrive in our diocese on Thursday, October 15 and depart Tuesday, October 27. They will be available for eight retreat days October 16-24. They are booked for the Rally on October 25 and they usually have Mondays off.
If interested in having a NET retreat in the fall of 2015, please contact or return request form to Office of Youth Ministry by June 15.
2015 Women's and Men's
Resources for “How to Avoid Confusion and Chaos in the Confession Line" (from January 2014 edition of Gatherings Reflections)
Recommended Web Sites
Programs for youth ministry
1. YDisciple by the Augustine Institute, for youth ministers
2. LifeTeen for middle school- and high school-aged youth
Youth organizations and programs
Squires Circle sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, for young men
Resources for learning about the Catholic faith
ENDOW (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women) for women and young women
Great Adventure Time Line for Teens by Ascension Press
The Keys and the Sword Teen Bible Study by Ascension Press
LifeTeen for middle school- and high school-aged youth
The Lion and the Lamb Teen Bible Study by Ascension Press
"The Mass Explained" App for iPad
T3 Teen Timeline Bible Study by Ascension Press
Theology of the Body for Teens (middle school and high School edition) by Ascension Press
That Catholic Show videos (Humorous yet Relevant: Who Knew Catholics Could Be So Fun) Watch at http://www.thatcatholicshow.newevangelizers.com/category/videos)
Resources for youth ministers
YDisciple by the Augustine Institute
Gatherings - Reflections
A monthly newsletter published by the New Ulm diocesan Offices of Youth Ministry and Religious Education