A Service to Parishes in Development


The Office of Youth Ministry is implementing a new service for the parishes of the Archdiocese called VITAL. Youth Ministry that is VITAL has Vision rooted in Jesus Christ, is Inclusive, has the necessary Tools, uses an Accountability Structure, and is Life-giving for the whole parish. See pictures from our training sessions!

Cultivation Ministries

We are working in coordination with Cultivation Ministries to offer the best available training and management tools available for effective youth ministry. To get in contact with our coordinator, Ela Milewska, email

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Training Dates

All training sessions are held in the basement classrooms at the Blessed John XXIII Center.

  • April 8, 2006

Participating Parishes

The VITAL program spans two years. These parishes are currently implementing VITAL around the archdiocese: Holy Trinity, St. Anthony of Padua; Immaculate Heart of Mary; Mary, Queen of Peace; St. Francis Borgia; St. Elizabeth Ann Seton; St. Charles Borromeo; St. Vincent de Paul; St. Mark; St. Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist; St. Norbert; Christ the King; St. Raphael; St. Catherine LaBoure; St. Rose of Lima; Little Flower.