This year, 16 archdiocesan parishes enrolled in a youth ministry training program.
One hundred and twenty young people served the needy through a weeklong service project. And 2,100 traveled to Springfield, Mo., for a weekend youth conference.
Those activities were made possible through the archdiocesan Office of Youth Ministry, which is embarking on its third annual "Be There: Light the Way" fund-raising campaign.
This year’s goal is $70,000, according to Sister M. Consolata Crews, FSGM, acting director of the Youth Ministry Office. The campaign will conclude in Spring 2005.
Donations will go toward staffing and services that the office provides. This past year, the office provided services to about 20,000 youths and others involved in youth ministry, said Sister Consolata. Read more »