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Margaret McHugh,

Director



Parish Directory

Office of Youth Ministry

Office Description:
The Office of Youth seeks to provide leadership, guidance, and support to parishes as they develop youth ministry programs.

Margaret McHugh is also a member of the Vocation Team for the Diocese of New Ulm with her responsibilities being Vocation Awareness.

Upcoming Youth Events

Check back for upcoming youth events.

Life. Accept the Challenge!

2014 Senior High Youth Rally

Questions? Contact Cindy Blickem at 507-233-5325.

Faith Formation Days

WHO: Anyone involved in the prophetic office of Christ, that is, those who pass on the faith to others. Includes DREs, faith formation catechists, youth ministers, and Catholic school teachers and administrators

WHAT: Faith Formation Days

THEME: "God is always there first! Sharing the Good News in our times and places"

FEATURING: Lori Dahlhoff, executive director of the Religious Education Department of the National Catholic Educational Association

WHEN / WHERE:

*Friday, Sept. 26 - New Ulm Area Catholic Schools (New Ulm)

*Saturday, Sept. 27 - Church of St. Catherine (Redwood Falls)

Click here to view flyer. For more information or to register, contact Cindy Blickem at 507-359-2966.

Confession Resources

Resources for “How to Avoid Confusion and Chaos in the Confession Line" (from January 2014 edition of Gatherings Reflections)

1. "I Thirst" meditation

2. Lenten penance service

3. Stations of the Cross handout

4. Questions to accompany "In Christ Alone" YouTube video

5. How Must We Forgive? Gospel reading

6. Scripture passages to look up and read on the Passion of Jesus

7. Seven Last Words guided meditation

8. Seven Pillars of the Catholic Church, by Matthew Kelly - Contemplation

9. Activity for "Jimmy and the White Lie"

10. Lyrics for Ray Boltz's song, "The Hammer"

11. "Radio" DVD activity

Recommended Web Sites

McHugh's top two programs for youth ministry

1. YDisciple by the Augustine Institute, for youth ministers

2. LifeTeen for middle school- and high school-aged youth

Youth organizations and programs

Catholic Heart Work Camp

NET Ministries

Partnership For Youth

Riverbend TEC (Together Encounter Christ) retreats

Squires Circle sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, for young men

 

Resources for learning about the Catholic faith

The Christophers

ENDOW (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women) for women and young women

Great Adventure Time Line for Teens by Ascension Press

The Keys and the Sword Teen Bible Study by Ascension Press

LifeTeen for middle school- and high school-aged youth

The Lion and the Lamb Teen Bible Study by Ascension Press

"The Mass Explained" App for iPad

T3 Teen Timeline Bible Study by Ascension Press

Theology of the Body for Teens (middle school and high School edition) by Ascension Press

That Catholic Show videos (Humorous yet Relevant: Who Knew Catholics Could Be So Fun) Watch at http://www.thatcatholicshow.newevangelizers.com/category/videos)

 

Resources for youth ministers

YDisciple by the Augustine Institute

       

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Gatherings - Reflections

A monthly newsletter published by the New Ulm diocesan Offices of Youth Ministry and Religious Education

Archived issues of Gatherings * Reflections


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