Resource and Renewal

The Office of Youth Ministry is offering a series with and emphasis on rejuvenating you and your ministry.

r&rCreated with you in mind, these sessions will not only add to your arsenal as a minister, core memeber, or other volunteer, but you will also be able to network and share your experiences with your peers.

Sessions will be hosted by members of the Office of Youth Ministry, local professionals, and priests and religious within the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

Each evening will include personal time for renewal with praise and worship and an encounter with Christ before the Blessed Sacrament.

Please schedule these dates and plan on attending so that you can NETWORK with your peers, STRENGTHEN yourself and GROW your ministry. And the cost is FREE!


All R&R Series sessions will take place at the Cardinal Rigali Center, 20 Archbishop May Dr, St. Louis, MO 63119.

Upcoming Topics

Future Dates:  May 8, 2007.

Past Topics

Stump the Priest 1.9.07

Fr Eugene Morris will host our first annual “Stump the Priest” night. If you are a person who has some questions about the Catholic faith, would like to learn more about it, or need to figure out where to go to find answers this night is for you. Eucharistic Adoration will follow the one hour Q/A session.

How Many Arms Do You Have? 11.14.06

Recruiting volunteers and training them can sometimes seem to be one of the biggest challenges in youth ministry. At this night we will discuss some techniques to recruit, train and keep a core group.

Why Recreate the Wheel When You Can Customize It? 10.10.06

Often times youth ministers ask: “Do I have to create my parishes youth program from scratch?” The answer is no. “Why Reinvent the Wheel When You Can Customize it?” No, we are not talking about adding chrome and neon lights to your youth room, but sharing your favorite youth nights, retreat ideas, games etc. with other youth ministers and getting tons of new ideas for yourself. Bring your ideas to share.

Breaking the Ice 5.9.06

What better way to begin a youth night than a game to bring everybody together? Summer is quickly approaching! Come to get the latest in games and ice breakers.

Is That Your Final Answer? 4.11.06

Sometimes teens pose difficult questions about our faith. This night will be a chance for you to learn more about your faith and pose any questions you may have.

Are You Balanced? 2.7.06If you are a youth minister or core member, you know how hard it can be to have balance in your life. How can you balance family, friends, ministry and your spiritual life?Listen to Paul Masek's talk.