Conference on youth ministry to be held on campus

Author: Michael O. Garvey


Campus ministers from North American colleges and universities, and others involved in youth and young adult ministry, will gather May 23 to 27 (Sunday to Thursday) at the University of Notre Dame to discuss issues facing young Catholics in the contemporary life of the Church and society.p. The conference, “Transitions in Faith: Young Adulthood and Beyond,” is sponsored by the University in collaboration with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Catholic Campus Ministry Association, Canadian Catholic Campus Ministry and the National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry among other groups.p. Some 320 people will attend the conference, representing 115 institutions of higher education and more than 40 dioceses in the United States and Canada. Among the topics they will consider are catechesis, the Church and cultural transitions, discipleship, evangelization, the multicultural Church, sexuality and relationships, social justice, and spirituality.p. More information on the “Transitions in Faith” conference, including a schedule and list of speakers, is available at the conference Web site at

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