Youth Ministry

The Diocese of Arlington Youth Ministry provides high quality training, resources and diocesan-wide youth events to assist Directors of Youth Ministry (DYMs) as they strive to fully incorporate young people into the life of their parish. Contact your parish DYM and discover the joy of sharing your Catholic faith with others!

About the Office

Prayer for Youth, Campus, and Young Adult Ministries

Every Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. all of the youth workers across the Diocese of Arlington join together in prayer for each other and the teens we serve. Please join us in this prayer!

Join us to Pray

Find Your Director of Youth Ministry

Every parish in the Diocese has a Director of Youth Ministry (DYM) whose job it is to provide many opportunities for young people to become involved in the life of the parish. Here is a listing of each DYM and information about the program they oversee.

Find a DYM
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2023-24 Annual Theme

The Office of Youth, Campus, and Young Adult Ministries has chosen “Renew” as the theme for the 2023-2024 year of ministry as part of the Diocese of Arlington’s three years of preparation leading up to the Golden Jubilee in 2024. Each of the preparatory years was given a specific focus: Remember, Rejoice, Renew. The theme in this final year of preparation is meant to emphasize renewing and strengthening our faith in order to share it with others through evangelization and Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy.

Learn more about our annual theme.