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Young Adult Leaders' Summit

All leaders of young adult ministry are invited to our Young Adult Ministry Leaders' Summit on April 1, 2023 at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church for a half-day of formation, prayer and fellowship. Join us for Mass at 9:00 a.m. followed by practical applications of young adult ministry from nationally recognized leader Colin Nykaza. Please register here. There is no cost to attend. All leaders or core team members are encouraged to attend! Questions? Contact yam@arlingtondiocese.org.

About our speaker

Colin Nykaza is the Director of Evangelization & Service Ministries for St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. Previously, Colin served for over 11 years as the Director of the Office of Young Adult Outreach in the Archdiocese of New York. He was a seminarian for seven years before discerning that Jesus and Mary were calling him elsewhere. He holds a BA in Theology from Sacred Heart University and a Masters of Divinity from Mount Saint Mary's Seminary. Colin has worked for Generation Life as a Theology of the Body, Chastity, and Pro-Life speaker. Additionally, he was a Theology of the Body for Teens trainer with Ascension Press. Colin is known for his dynamic and engaging speaking to all ages on a variety of topics across the country, including Divine Mercy, Our Lady, the Eucharist, Mental Health, and Sexual Morality. He has been featured on EWTN and the Being Human Podcast. Additionally, Colin has served as a member of the USCCB's National Advisory Team on Young Adult Ministry. He considers it his life mission to help the Blessed Virgin Mary's Immaculate Heart triumph as she promised in Fatima, and he is looking forward to continuing his work serving the people of the Archdiocese of New York.