Youth Ministry

The Office of Youth, Campus, and Young Adult Ministries provides training, resources and diocesan-wide youth events to assist Directors of Youth Ministry as they strive to fully incorporate young people into the life of their parish. 

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

2019-20 Theme

Inspired by Pope Francis’ closing message to young people in his post-synodal apostolic exhortation entitled Christus Vivit, the Catholic Diocese of Arlington’s Office of Youth, Campus, and Young Adult Ministries has chosen “RUN THIS RACE” for the 2019-2020 year of ministry.

Learn more about our annual theme.

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