NDDI

The New Diocesan Directors Institute provides training and support for new diocesan youth ministry leaders.

Program Goals

The New Diocesan Directors Institute (NDDI) is an annual four-day institute sponsored by the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry and offered for new diocesan leaders involved in youth and young adult ministry. Designed for professionals who’ve served in diocesan youth ministry for less than three years, programming includes:

  • Introduction to national Catholic Church resources
  • Training in management and resourcing skills
  • Insight into personal spiritual development
  • Ongoing visioning and planning

2022 NDDI - Schedule

Below is the schedule for the New Diocesan Directors Institute, both Part 1 (Online) and Parts 2 (Onsite in DC)
Note: The April 25-27 onsite gathering will include both the Class of 2021 and 2022. A virtual option will be available for Part 2 for those unable to attend. 

Full Virtual schedule (Part one):

Part 1: virtual schedule

All Session will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 PM ET.
Date
Event
February 2, 2022
Session 1: Welcome to Diocesan Leadership (Role of the Diocesan Leader)
February 23, 2022
Session 2: Vision for Relational Ministry
March 2, 2022
Session 3: StrengthsFinder
March 9, 2022
Session 4: Cultural Diversity
March 16, 2022
Session 5: Ministry Visions: Pastoral Juvenil and Campus Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, and Youth Ministry
March 23, 2022
Session 6: Training and Formation
March 30, 2022
Session 7: Consultation Skills
April 6, 2022
Session 8: Direct Services

Part 2: onsite schedule

*All presentations will be available on zoom for those not able to be present. Facilitated by Grand Mentors.
Day 1 – April 25, 2022
Event
12:00 PM (Noon) ET
Mass
12:30 PM ET
Lunch
1:15 PM ET
*Welcome / Introductions / Opening Session including a Review of the Role of the Diocesan Leader
2:15 PM ET
*Session 9: Next Steps using StrengthsFinders (Part 2)
3:45 PM ET
BREAK
4:00 PM ET
*Session 10: Cultural Diversity (Part 2)
5:30 PM ET
Sponsor Moment
5:45 PM ET
BREAK
6:00 PM ET
Dinner
7:00 PM ET
*Session 11: Empowering Youth as Protagonists
8:15 PM ET
Closing Prayer – Adoration
8:45 PM ET
Evening Social
Day 2 – April 26, 2022
Event
7:30 AM ET
Breakfast
8:00 AM ET
Walk to USCCB to Bishops Conference Room
8:30 AM ET
Mass
9:00 AM ET
Welcome, Prayer and Overview
9:30 AM ET
Session 12: USCCB Department Fair
11:00 AM ET
BREAK
11:15 AM ET
Session 13: Training Skills (Part 2)
12:45 PM ET
Lunch
1:15 PM ET
Session 14: Organization Fair
2:15 PM ET
Group Picture
2:30 PM ET
Walk back to Retreat House /NFCYM and Basilica Stops
4:00 PM ET
*Session 15: Consultation Skills (Part 2)
5:30 PM ET
Sponsor Moment
5:45 PM ET
Dinner
6:15 PM ET
Depart for Evening Trolley Tour of Monuments
9:15 PM ET
Evening Social Option: Dubliner Irish Pub
Day 3 – April 27, 2022
Event
8:00 AM ET
Breakfast and Pack Up
8:45 AM ET
*Gathering Prayer /Session 16: Spirituality of the Diocesan Leader
10:15 AM ET
Silent Reflection – Next Steps/My Response
10:30 AM ET
*Small Group/Large Group Process – Next Steps/My Response
11:00 AM ET
Session 12: USCCB Department Fair
11:00 AM ET
Liturgy and Commissioning
12:00 PM ET
Lunch /Program Concludes

Cost and Registration

Thanks to the generosity of our presenting team, the cost of NDDI is greatly reduced for members. If you or your Diocese is not affiliated with NFCYM and would like to, please contact, Mayra F. Carpena prior to registering for NDDI to get more details about membership.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN THE WEEK OF DEC. 6, 2021.

Part 1: Cost (online only)

Cost
Member Type
$0
Member
$150
Non-Member

*Part 1 registration will be open through January 31, 2022

Part 2*: Onsite Cost

Cost
Member Type
$100
Member
$500
Non-Member

Part 2*: Online Cost

Cost
Member Type
$0
Member
$50
Non-Member

*Part 2 registration through March 31, 2022

Register for NDDI

Part 1

Registration for Part 1 is currently closed. If you are interested in attending NDDI, please email Christopher Leach, leachc@nfcym.org

Part 1

ONLINE ONLY
$ 150
  • MEMBER PRICE $0 (Discount at checkout)
  • Online
  • Session 1-8
  • 2hr sessions
  • 2:00 - 4:00 pm ET
  • Feb. 2 - April 6, 2022

Part 2

ONSITE & ONLINE
$ 500
  • MEMBER PRICE $100 (Discount at checkout)
  • Onsite Event
  • 3 Day - Part 2 Training
  • Sessions 9-15
  • Mass & Tour at USCCB
  • Trolly Tour of DC Monuments
  • Food & Lodging
  • Travel (On Own)
  • ONLINE ONLY $50 (Non-Member) | $0 (Member)
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IMPORTANT NOTE: NFCYM and Washington Retreat House require proof of vaccines and boosters in order for NDDI participants to attend the onsite event. Please send photo images of your vaccine and booster shots by April 6 to Mayra F. Carpena. Those not fully vaccinated/boosted may attend the online option.

Questions?

To learn more about NDDI, please contact us at info@nfcym.org