The mission of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM) is to support and strengthen those who accompany young people as they encounter and follow Jesus Christ.


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January 6 – February 8, 2019 – 33 days leading up to and including the Annual Membership Meeting

Beginning with Epiphany Sunday on January 6th, 2019, the youth ministry community in the United States will spend 33 days in prayer and deep reflection preparing for a renewed commitment to the mission of bringing young people to Jesus Christ through the Blessed Mother. The 33 days will conclude with a nine-day Novena which would lead up to and including the membership meeting. (This 33-day period includes World Youth Day (Jan 21-28), the March for Life (Jan 18), Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan 21), the feast of St. John Bosco (Jan 31), Anti-Human Trafficking Day (Feb 8).)

Resources for the consecration:

1)   33 Days of Social Media Posts – The member-driven NFCYM Consecration Committee will be taking over the NFCYM Facebook page from Sunday, January 6, 2019, through Thursday, February 7, 2019, and posting images and daily reflections leading up the NFCYM Consecration. See daily posts here.

2)  9 Day Novena – Each day from January 31st to February 8th we hope you will join us in saying this novena with the intention of preparing our hearts and minds for the Consecration of the NFCYM to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

3)  33 Days to Morning Glory – Videos, prayers, and resources through the Augustine Institute that are commonly used as a part of diocesan consecrations throughout the United States. NFCYM.formed.org


Thank you to: NFCYM Episcopal Advisor, Most Reverend Frank Caggiano, Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport and the NFCYM Consecration Committee

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