About the Survey
NFCYM surveyed Catholic youth ministry leaders and volunteers across the United States to gather insights on the current state of ministry and to assess the needs of the field.
Between August 10-September 10, 2022, 509 ministers participated in the survey.
In FY 22, NFCYM welcomed 154 new associate members.
NFCYM Member Type
- An increase in full-time positions
- Ministers continue to be given more responsibilities in their current role with no pay increase
Top Areas of Interest for Ministers
Youth Development & Culture
Parents & Families
Prayer & Spirituality
Top Areas of Concern for Ministers
Lack of Parent Participation
Lack of Youth Participation
Polarization Within the Church
You can also see a summary of the findings from the previous year’s field survey.