Youth Ministers Events & Resources

Upcoming Events:


Training Days

All youth ministry volunteers and teams are invited to attend Training Days with their parish youth minister. Join us for a day of retreat, networking and professional development.  

Select which day and location works best for you and you team and CLICK HERE to register online!

*Please note, if you would prefer an "offline" registration, please feel free to contact Nicole Vaughan at (905) 528-7988 x 2245 to register*

If you require any supports in registration, or would like to complete a hard copy registration,
please contact


Spirit of the Synod - CANCELLED

With the joyfully anticipated Apostolic Exhortation from the Holy Father anticipated on March 25th, 2019, this PD has been postponed until further notice.


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: 

Youth Ministry AGM

We invite anyone working or volunteering in parish ministry with young people to join us for our annual general meeting. We look forward to sharing important information pertaining to Youth Ministry with you, and begin our planning for our next calendar year. 

If you are able to join us for the day or only a portion please:  CLICK HERE TO RSVP


Volunteers in Ministry

Volunteers in Ministry 

Registration is now open for our fall PD session! Join us as we welcome John McMullen from the Office of Catholic Youth, Archdiocese of Toronto who will be providing us with practical strategies for support and pastoral care of our volunteers in youth ministry.

Saturday, October 20, 2018: Mary Mother of God Parish, Oakville

Register Here:


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!  

 Youth Ministry Retreat

The Youth Ministers Retreat took place from September 14-16, 2018 at Mount Mary Retreat Centre in Ancaster. Stay tuned for a recap!

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.