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
2020-21 Theme

2020-21 Theme

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington’s Office of Youth, Campus, and Young Adult Ministries has chosen “Abound in Hope!” for the 2020-2021 year of ministry. This theme encourages each of us to cultivate the virtue of hope through the power of the Holy Spirit, even in times of difficulty and uncertainty.

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