We the Office of Youth Ministry will continue to help each other through trainings, retreats and conference to enhance our knowledge and relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ in order to bring teen closer to Christ.
The Diocesan Youth Office of Amarillo can not afford to bring this program to the Diocese but encourages for anyone interested to attend one of the following:
Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
Center for Ministry Development (CMD)
Certificate in MInistry Leadership:
This Program will promote dynamic leadership for lifelong catechesis and youth ministry in parishes. Leaders will specialize in lifelong catechesis or youth ministry and will participate in a series of eight courses that will lead to the granting of a certificate. Participants who complete all requirements will recieve one of these two certificates of completion:
Diocese of Dallas
Cycle 2 Courses include:
Prayer and Worship - Susan Searle - September 17-18, 2016
Prayer & Worship investigates the foundational role that Christian worship and sacraments have in fostering the spiritual growth of youth.
Justice and Service - Joan Weber - November 5-6, 2016
Justice & Service explores the foundations for fostering a justice and service consciousness and spirituality in youth drawn from: Scripture, Catholic Social Teaching, adolescent development, and contemporary catechetical principles
Evangelization and Catechesis - Tom East - January 21-22, 2017
Evangelization & Catechesis explores the foundations of nurturing young and older adolescent faith development and Catholic identity through an integrated approach to faith formation which incorporates teaching, prayer and liturgy, community life, and justice and service within ministry with adolescents.
Pastoral Care - Deborah McDonald - March 18-19, 2017
Pastoral Care explores the principles and methods of caring for young people from various cultures and their families.
Contact: Mr. Jason
Youth & Young Adult Ministries
PO Box 190507
Dallas TX 75219
(214) 379-2843 phone
(214) 526-1753 fax
Contact for other cities offering Cycle 1: CMDNET at 253-853-5422 https://www.cmdnet.org/youth-ministry/certificate-in-youth-ministry-studies-program/list/49
Cycle 1 Courses include:
Principles of Youth Ministry
Principles of Youth Ministry presents the foundational understandings and principles for developing effective, comprehensive ministry with young and older adolescents.
Practices of Youth Ministry
Practices of Youth Ministry explores the development of comprehensive youth ministry through the collaborative sharing of the resources in the community.
Foundations for Ministry Leadership
Foundations for Ministry Leadership explores the theology, principles, and practices of effective leadership in Christian ministry.
Skills for Christian Leadership
Skills for Christian Leadership addresses the theories and skills needed for principle-centered