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    Please let us know if you are the Coordinator of a Youth Ministry Program, in order to keep an updated database for our Archdiocese. Please take a couple of minutes to fill out our online form:

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    Need your input!

    The Archdiocese of New York is excited to participate in World Youth Day in 2019. This WYD the Cardinal is requiring all those who are participating register through the Archdiocese. Because of the unusual scheduling of the 2019 WYD, the Archdiocese will be offering two options for participation: a full seven-night WYD experience and an intensive four-night WYD experience. To aid in making reservations and scheduling, could you take the following brief survey. This survey will NOT register you officially for WYD participation.

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  • Welcome Daniel Genn to the Office of Youth Ministry!

    We have the pleasure of welcoming the newest addition to the OYMNY Team, Mr. Daniel Genn who has come on board as our Associate Director. Daniel (or Dann) was born and raised in West-chester, NY. He holds an MA in Theology from Ave Maria University and has worked with teens and young adults in campus ministry at parish, high school and university levels. 

    Please join us in welcoming and praying for Daniel and his new ministry with our office.  If you would like to contact Daniel, call and say hello at (914) 367-8329 or email Daniel.

  • DOMUS: Building Parish Youth Ministries

    Learn more about our new initiative in working with parishes to help build youth ministry, training leaders, and providing resources in youth ministry for youth ministers and their team.  Visit the DOMUS Page.

  • Free Resources for Your Ministry! 

    Every parish in the Archdiocese is receiving a subscription to the incredible Catholic website FORMED.org! FORMED.org is kind of like Netflix for Catholics! It has online streaming videos for adults, youth, and children. It has audio sessions from Lighthouse Media, content from Word on Fire, and free access to the Augustine Institute's YDisciple youth ministry program! Learn more about FORMED.org and  download the informational flyer

  • Are you using Flocknote in your Youth Ministry Program?

    The archdiocese has provided your parish with a tool called Flocknote that allows you to easily send emails and text messages to your members. It's completely Safe Environment Compliant, it's really easy to learn, and (the best part) it's free for you to use! 

    Read 3 Reasons Your Youth Ministry should be using Text Messaging

    Read how Flocknote has helped increase the participation at St. Mary's in Washingtonville Youth Mnistry Program

    Check out Flocknote's Help FAQs at help.flocknote.com or call or email Matt Sewell 434-253-5625 to get started.

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