Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

May you have the gift of faith the blessing of hope and the peace of His love at Christmas and always

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Tom, Tony, Kathleen, and Amy - OYM

The OYM will be closed from December 25, 2013 to January 1, 2014. The office will open on January 2, 2014.


Advent Calendar and Prayers

Do you less than a minute in your day to devote some time in prayer this Advent?

 If so, chech out the Archdiocese of St. Louis ADVENT CALENDAR!

It provides you with a great focus for your daily prayer and it is  free and easy, just click!


Steubenville Experience 2013

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Our Conference has taken some major strides in the past few years and here are a few of the facts and figures regarding this year’s conferences. This year between weeks 1 and 2 of the conference we witnessed over 6,600 people in attendance on the campus of Missouri State. Young people listened to talks given by devoted Catholics and leaders in ministry; they offered themselves to Christ in Adoration and washed away their sins in the sacrament of Reconciliation. There was also, as always, a presence and influence coming from the religious priests and sisters of the archdiocese which has been shown to increase discernment among Catholic youth who attend the conferences. This is written about in more detail in the Review which can be found hereRead more »


Fortnight for Freedom Mass makes note of critical need for religious freedom

by Jennifer Brinker |

(This story can be also found on the St. Louis Review website

On the eve of Independence Day, Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Louis put aside their holiday planning to pray for the protection of the thing the Fourth of July celebrates — freedom. Read more »


New Beginnings at the OYM

The Office of Youth Ministry (OYM) would like to announce that Rosanne Twellman, Coordinator of Events, will retire in September of 2013 after 15 years of service to the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Read more »