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Office of Youth and Young Adults

View the Youth Ministry Calendar Here
View the Young Adult Calendar Here
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Schedule & Forms

See a complete schedule, important information and registration forms.

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World Youth Day 2019 is for young adults who are ages 18-35 and are interested in an amazing Catholic pilgrimage opportunity!

There are three options being offered (each option includes travel days and possible excursion day):

– Option 1:  January 20/21-28World Youth Day festival activities in PANAMA
– Option 2:  January 15-28“Days in the Diocese” immersion experience in Central America and WYD festival activities in PANAMA
– Option 3:  January 16-28 National March for Life in Washington, D.C., and WYD festival activities in PANAMA

Visit the WYD 2019 (official website)

Find further information for Archdiocese of Louisville’s WYD 2019 pilgrimage

Download the WYD 2019 Packet

Contact the Office of Youth & Young Adults ( or 502-636-0296 x1210) for more information or to register.

Invitation to WYD 2019

WYD 2019 Official Theme Song

Together Encountering Christ Retreat

TEC #13
February 16-18
Flaget Center
1935 Lewiston Dr.
Louisville, KY  40216

For high school seniors, college-age young adults, and young adults up to age 26.

If you have attend a TEC weekend in Louisville or another TEC Center and are interested in serving on the Team, please click here for a TEC Team Application.

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TEC Flyer & Forms

Register for the next TEC Weekend today!

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Christian Awakening Retreat

This is a retreat that many young people say changed their lives. Its origins stem from an intergenerational program in 1944. It is a retreat that has been experienced by young people all over the world. Each person’s experience is different. The weekend is full of opportunities to pray, reflect, get to know other youth, and have some fun and relax!

Click here to download a program flyer >

CLI is made possible through donations to the Catholic Services Appeal.

Event Details

Flaget Retreat Center
1935 Lewiston Drive
Louisville, KY 40216

Christian Leadership Institute (CLI) is a 5-day leadership development program for incoming 10th-12th grade students


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Forms for Registration

Click here to download a release form or reference form.

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Office of Youth & Young Adults:

1200 S. Shelby St., Louisville, KY 40203-2600
Karl Dolson (ext. 1210) Director
Laura Zoeller (ext. 1204) Associate Director
Vivian Cornell (ext. 1207) Secretary (also Contact for Girl Scouting Religious Medals)

Youth Ministry Purpose Statement:

Provide training, support, formation, and networking opportunities among those who minister to, with, and for young people (adolescence through young adulthood).  Work with parishes and other agencies to empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ, to draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Church, and to foster the personal and spiritual growth of each young person.  Provide consultation and resourcing for parish-based Confirmation preparation, youth ministry, and young adult ministry, as well as for high school and college campus ministry, and high school religion/theology departments.

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Catholic Committee on Scouting

Visit the Archdiocese of Louisville CCS webpage

AHG logo 5American Heritage Girls

BSA logo 1Boy Scouts of America

GS-USA logo 1Girl Scouts of the USA

TSG logo 6Troops of St. George

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