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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We host world-class events designed to provide opportunities for encounters with Jesus Christ.

Together As One

A Gift of Catholic Comedy and Song

May 21 & 28 at 8:00pm ET on YouTube @NFCYM // Join dozens of national Catholic performers and artists for a series of musical and comedy shorts, aimed to lift your spirits and make you smile. Hosted by Doug and Dave (Doug Brummel and Dave Wilson).

In a distinctly Catholic setting, the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) invites participants to encounter Christ, experience church, and be empowered for discipleship.

Holy Fire is a national Catholic one-day faith experience for middle school youth, developed in collaboration with a host diocese and nearby regions. Its mission is to ignite the hearts of young people with the love of Christ and to inspire them to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in the world.


The National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry gathers and forms adults to inspire, strengthen, and nourish those who accompany young people as they encounter and follow Jesus Christ.


National Diocesan Director Institute (NDDI) is an intensive combination of onsite and online training and support for new diocesan youth ministry leaders, offered annually.

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