YOUTH

COORDINATOR - NADIA GUNDERT

Nadia joined the staff in September 2011, she is from the Toronto area originally and received her B.A. and BEd from York University. She also completed her Canadian Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies from St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto. Nadia's experience in the classroom, as a Chaplaincy Leader, and in parish Youth Ministry has continued to develop her love for the Church and Youth. Nadia lives in Kingston with her husband, Mike, and her children, Aaron, Hailey and Ella.

Nadia  is willing and available to help support all youth ministry leaders and their programs.Please call her at the Diocesan Centre, or email the Youth Office for information and or assistance with youth programming, activities and events.

MANDATE

The Office of Youth Ministry is to provide a vision of "Comprehensive Youth Ministry" to the Archdiocese in an effort to support youth ministry programs and activities in parishes.  The Youth Ministry Office is responsible for the development of a Commission to help and support youth ministry and foster communication throughout the Archdiocese.  The office will collaborate with the Archbishop, priests and laity in the formation of Youth Ministry goals and activities, and to help support all parishes to be "youth friendly."
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
  • April 30-May 5 Catholic Education Week (May 2 - Mass at St. Joseph’s, Belleville)
  • May 11-12 March For Life & Youth Conference (Ottawa)
  • May 12-13 New Evangelization Summit—Host Site (St. Paul the Apostle Church, Kingston)
  • May 13-18 NET Ministries Retreats
  • June 14 Youth Ministry Appreciation Dinner
  • July 28-30 Steubenville Toronto High School Youth Conference

    Steubenville Toronto
    Calling all teens in Grade 8-12! Join over 1500 youth from across Ontario in attending Steubenville Toronto, an amazing high school youth conference, on July 28-30, 2017. It will be held at the UOIT Campus in Oshawa. For more info in attending with the Archdiocese of Kingston group contact Nadia Gundert at youth@romancatholic.kingston.on.ca


  • Fall 2016 DUC IN ALTUM Year 2 begins in the Archdiocese of Kingston
  • October 2017 Annual Archdiocesan Youth Day Events
  • Fall 2017 NET Ministries Retreats



STEUBENVILLE INFORMATION PACKAGE
STEUBENVILLE REGISTRATION FORM


Totus Tuus Catholic Summer Camp! Registration Open!


    Youth in the Archdiocese of Kingston are invited to sign up for a week at Totus Tuus (Latin for Totally Yours) Catholic Summer Camp!  A team of dynamic, trained young adult missionaries come to a parish and facilitate a faith-based camp that includes activities, faith instruction, Mass, skits, music and games!  The day program, for children entering grades 1-6, runs Monday-Friday from 9am – 2:30pm. ($75 for the week). With an option of extended daycare. In the evenings, the team offers an engaging program for teens in Grades 7-12 which runs Sunday-Thursday from 7–9pm. ($25 for the week).
    Youth in the Central Deanery (Kingston Area) are welcome to attend camp at St. Paul the Apostle Parish the week of July 9-14. To register or for more info, please contact Nadia Gundert at youth@romancatholic.kingston.on.ca or call 613-484-2446.

    CENTRAL DEANERY - JULY 9-14

    NORTHERN DEANERY - JULY 23-28

    WESTERN DEANERY - JULY 31 - AUGUST 4

    EASTERN DEANERY - AUGUST 13-18

GOALS OF YOUTH MINISTRY

  • Foster the total personal and spiritual growth of young people.
  • To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.
  • To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.

 

YOUTH MINISTRY OFFICE SUPPORT

  • The Youth Ministry Office provides general and specific youth ministry support for parishes, priests, and youth ministry leaders.
  • Consultant Visits to Parishes
  • Youth Ministry Training Session
  • Youth Ministry Programming Support for Parishes
  • Retreats
  • Archdiocesan Shine Like The Son Youth Conference
  • Resource Sharing & Development
  • Young Adult Ministry, Duc In Altum Discernment Journey
  • World Youth Day Pilgrimages
  • Archdiocesan Participation in Steubenville Toronto Youth Conference
  • Deanery & Archdiocesan Youth Events
  • National Evangelization Team (NET) Coordination for the Archdiocese

 

YOU GIVE THEM SOMETHING TO EAT
A Resource and Guide for
Pastoral Planning 
For Youth Ministry in Canada
WHAT I SAW WAS VERY SAD
JAMAICAN MISSION TRIP 
Article in the Whig Standard
YOUTH MINISTRY OFFICE
APRIL 2017 UPDATE
CATHOLICS ON CAMPUS

LIFE TEEN PLANNING GUIDE

YOUTH RESOURCES

WORLD YOUTH DAYS

KINGSTON 2 KINGSTON

SHINE LIKE THE SON

 

YOUTH PHOTO GALLERIES


SHINE LIKE THE SON - YOUTH CONFERENCE
PHOTO GALLERY by Sharon Buffett