TAPT Retreat XXVII
March 11-13, 2016
CATHOLIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES
December 1-3, 2016
San Jose, CA
Shared prayer for Youth Ministry
World Youth Day 2016
The Diocese of Gary OYYA serves those who serve the young Catholic Church.
Through collaboration with parish leaders and youth-serving organizations, the Diocese of Gary OYYA seeks to nurture the total personal and spiritual enrichment of our youth and young adults, and to call them to full participation in the life, mission, and work of the faith community as portrayed by Jesus in the Gospels.
OYYA programs are funded in part by generous donations to the diocesan Catholic Services Appeal
THANK YOU for your gifts!
my youth minister pushed me to do TAPT! I want to get
more involved in church now.”
The diocesan TAPT retreat returns to Camp Lawrence Mar.
11-13. TAPT is a dynamic, life-changing spiritual retreat
for high school teens sponsored by the Diocese of Gary
Office for Youth. Cost: $85.
Registration remains open until Feb. 29th
or until capacity is reached (we have closed early in
recent years). For complete details,
you know your way to' the best conference for Catholic
In my opinion the single best formation
experience for adult youth ministry leaders, the
Nat’l Conf. on Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCYM), is
this Dec. 1-3 in San Jose, CA. NCCYM is the largest
adult conference for Catholic youth ministry leaders in
the country. It's three days of inspiring keynotes,
challenging workshops, dynamic prayer and worship,
critical networking, extensive resources, and
good-hearted entertainment. It’s time to begin planning
and budgeting for 2016!
Insights on the Indiana Bishops’ Pastoral Letter on Poverty –
“Poverty at the Crossroads: The Church’s Response to Poverty in
The Diocese of Gary Diocesan Youth Council
(“DYC”), a representative body of high school-aged leaders
from parishes and ministries throughout the diocese,
participated in a reading and reflection of the
recently-released Pastoral Statement from the Indiana
Bishops, Poverty at the Crossroads: The Church’s Response
to Poverty in Indiana. Reps provided
feedback on the document’s three main sections:
See, Judge, Act.
Click here to read the DYC feedback