Youth Ministers Events & Resources

Upcoming Events:


Youth Ministry Retreat

Registration is now OPEN for our Youth Ministers Retreat from September 14-16, 2018 at Mount Mary Retreat Centre in Ancaster. The theme is Blessed Are You. Click HERE to register!

Meet and Eats

Join us for our Deanery based gatherings to share together in meal and conversation. Waterloo and Wellington Meet and Eats will be coming in the early spring with Hamilton, Halton. Brant and Bruce Grey coming in the early summer.  More details to follow!

Kickstart 30

Join us over the month of August for daily prayer, fellowship and renewal in preparation of the new ministerial year ahead!  Come away and pray. Registration opens July 2018.

Youth Ministry Resource: 

You Give Them Something to Eat: A Resource and Guide for Pastoral Planning for Youth Ministry in Canada. This text has been prepared by a team of Canadian youth ministers and published by CCCB Publications, this text also includes a preface by Bishop Brian Dunn of the Diocese of Antigonish. This new resource is posted on the CCCB website by clicking here, and can be freely downloaded for personal and pastoral use.  


Past Events:

Training Day


We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to our friends at C.Y.O. Camp Brebeuf ,and to all who joined us last week for the training day sessions.  Dates for next year will be released shortly.   

Let's Talk Workshop 

The Family Ministry Office and the Office of Youth Ministry will be hosting a workshop on Saturday November 25th , 2017 at the Chancery Office from 10AM - 4PM.   The day will focus on young people and the challenges they face when dealing with mental health, and how you can support them in their journey.  This workshop is designed for individuals working with young people in parishes, youth groups, and schools.  All pastors, youth ministers, chaplaincy leaders, parish volunteers and parents are welcome to attend.  

The morning will consist of a speaker from CMHA and the afternoon will consist of safeTALK suicide alertness training.

Registration cost is $40.00 per person, and includes the workshops and lunch. 


For more information regarding the event please contact Christina Mines 905-528-7988 ext. 2239

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 Youth Ministers Retreat 2017

Thank you to all who attending our Diocesan Youth Ministers Retreat on September 15-17, 2017 at Mount Mary Retreat Centre in Ancaster.  Your prayerful participation was a great blessing for us!  Special thanks to Mary Teresa Coene, Father Toby Collins and Michael Chiasson for leading us in our group sessions.  The 2018 Youth Ministers Retreat has been scheduled for September 14-16, 2018.  Save the date!

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