The Passing of Mark Pacione

News from NFCYM and Beyond

NFCYM mourns the sudden loss of Mark Pacione, a current CYFUSA Board Member, member of the Partnership for Adolescent Catechesis, and past diocesan director of youth ministry and member of the NFCYM Board of Directors.

For more information, see the full News page.

Opportunity Ahead

NFCYM Position Available: Meetings and Events Specialist

NFCYM seeks a full-time Meetings and Events Specialist to work from their Washington, D.C. office. This position serves as professional staff working in conjunction with the Director of Meetings and Events.

See the listing in the jobs bank...

February is National African American Heritage Month

February Is National African American Heritage Month

This year, also commemorating the 50th anniversary of several important civil rights events...

Colorado Springs: site of the 2015 Annual Membership Meeting
The NFCYM Office in Washington is Closed...

while all staff are in attendence at the Annual Membership Meeting in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. Thanks to our wonderful hosts from the Diocese of Colorado Springs!

NCYC stage
We'll Be There! Will You?

Planning is in full swing for the National Catholic Youth Conference, November 19-21, 2015 in Indianapolis. See the full NCYC website (opens in new window).

Strong Catholic Families/Fortaleciendo en la Fe
What's NFCYM's Most Popular Training In-Service?

Strong Catholic Families, Strong Catholic Youth—and the transliterated program, Fortaleciendo Familias en la Fe—have come to over 60 dioceses in the U.S. and Canada.

Learn more about them.

Called to Witness: El Salvador
Called to Witness: El Salvador

Announcing the 2015 Called to Witness trip to El Salvador.

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Catholic Youth Ministry Source

An extensive collection of resources for Catholic youth ministry leaders.

Catholic Youth Foundation USA (CYFUSA)

Providing the financial resources necessary for promoting effective and innovative youth ministry that will assure a faithful future.

National Association of Catholic Youth Ministry Leaders (NACYML)

Promoting the profession of youth ministry for leaders serving in dioceses, parish, schools, and other settings.

National CYO Sports (NCYOS)

Animates Gospel values in Catholic youth sports to encourage young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Catholic Religious Recognitions

The National Catholic Committee for Girl Scouts USA and Camp Fire USA (NCCGSCF); programs and resources for scouting and other organizations.

Care for Creation, Care for the Poor

Catholic youth address global climate change.

National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC)

A biennial national Catholic youth conference held in odd-numbered years.

National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCYM)

A biennial national conference for adults in youth ministry held in even-numbered years.


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