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Young Adult Ministry

We invite young adults in their 20s and 30s to encounter Christ in each other and in His Church. Wherever you are at in life, we are with you and for you.

Theology on Tap

Join us for our Winter 2023 series in Fort Wayne on Tuesdays, January 24 – February 21

Theology on Tap is a speaker and conversation series for young adults in their 20s & 30s, single and married, to learn more about the Catholic faith, enter into conversation, and make connections between faith and everyday life. Gatherings are hosted in the summer and winter in the Fort Wayne are and in the summer in the South Bend area.

Be a summer missionary in our diocese!

Are you looking to deepen your own spiritual life through serving young people? Join the Summer 2023 Totus Tuus Summer Missionary Team, which is made up of four college-aged missionaries who receive training and travel to six parish sites for week-long summer formation programs with children and youth. Lodging and stipend provided.

Jóvenes

Grupo de Jóvenes Adultos Fort Wayne-South Bend

Los jóvenes estan invitados a un estudio del libro de Dr. Bob Schuchts, Sé Sanado. Empezamos el jueves, 26 de enero a las 8 p.m. 8 semanas total, cada jueves en línea. Incorporando elementos de la espiritualidad carismática e impregnado de las Escrituras y la sabiduría de la Iglesia, este libro ofrece esperanza en el poder sanador de Dios a través del Espíritu Santo y los sacramentos. 

Jovenes are invited to a book study on the book by Dr. Bob Schuchts, “Be Healed.” Begins on Thursday, January 26 at 8 p.m., and every Thursday for 8 weeks online. “Be Healed is an invitation to encounter the Lord as your healer. Bob Schuchts writes with humility and compassion, imparting wisdom gained from a lifetime of discovery of what it means to be whole in Christ and how to invite others to receive God’s healing presence.

Si tienes interés en participar, favor de completar el cuestionario para saber un poco sobre ti y para enviarte un enlace para el estudio.

If you have an interest in participating, please fill out this form to get to know you more and to send you a meeting.

South Bend Area Catholic Young Adults

Click here for Fort Wayne area.

Upcoming Events

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Our Office seeks to accompany young adults (ages 18-39) to know the person of Jesus Christ. We invite you to get involved and grow in community through fellowship, worship and service at the diocesan and parish levels. We’d love to get to know you! 

Call us: 260-422-4611 ext: 3321 or 3355

Email us: Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, John Pratt- [email protected] or Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Jocelyn Alcalá – [email protected]

Follow us on Instagram to stay current with upcoming events and initiatives for young adults across the diocese: instagram.com/fwsbcatholicya
 
Join the Facebook group to become part of this online forum for young adults from all local parishes and communities in the South Bend area. Post about anything from roommate arrangements, upcoming events, holiday Mass times, and more. South Bend Area Catholic Young Adults

Stay in the know!

Sign up for a monthly South Bend area young adult newsletter from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Young Adult Ministry. 

Check out our latest Newsletter: January 2023

 

Young Adult Communities:

Ablaze Mission (South Bend) – Website | Instagram | Facebook | Email Sean Allen

Little Flower (South Bend) – Facebook | Email Abby Kyle

St. Joseph (South Bend) – Website | Facebook | Email Fr. Matt Fase, CSC

St. Monica (Mishawaka) – Facebook | Email Caitlin DeLaurelle

St. Pius X (Granger) – Website | Facebook | Email Audrey Lewis

Diocesan South Bend Area Catholic Young Adults: Facebook | Instagram

Other Communities:

Catholic Worker (South Bend) – Website | Email

To have your event added, click here and select “young adult” as an event category when submitting the form.

January 2023

JAN 26 – MARCH 23
Bilingual Online book study on the book by Dr. Bob Schuchts, “Be Healed.”

February 2023

FEB 8-14
Tour of the relics of Blessed Carlo Acutis and St. Manuel González García

FEB 14 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Eucharistic Formation Days with Bishop Rhoades

April 2023

APRIL 29 | TIME TBD
Beloved Daughters: A Retreat Day for Young Women
More information to come.

July 2023

DATE TO-BE-ANNOUNCED
Men’s “Come and See” day for the diocesan priesthood – more information to come! 

DATES TO-BE-ANNOUNCED
Theology on Tap Summer Series 2023 – more information to come!

 

Fort Wayne Area Catholic Young Adults

Click here for South Bend area.

Upcoming Events

Find a Community

Subscribe to the monthly newsletter

Connect through social media

Contact us

Our Office seeks to accompany young adults (ages 18-39) to know the person of Jesus Christ. We invite you to get involved and grow in community through fellowship, worship and service at the diocesan and parish levels. We’d love to get to know you! 

Call us: 260-422-4611 ext: 3321 or 3355

Email us: Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, John Pratt- [email protected] or Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Jocelyn Alcalá – [email protected]

Follow us on Instagram to stay current with upcoming events and initiatives for young adults across the diocese: instagram.com/fwsbcatholicya
 
Join the Facebook group to become part of this online forum for young adults from all local parishes and communities in the Fort Wayne area. Post about anything from roommate arrangements, upcoming events, holiday Mass times, and more. Fort Wayne Area Catholic Young Adults

Stay in the know!

Sign up for a monthly Fort Wayne area young adult newsletter from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Young Adult Ministry.

Check out our latest Newsletter: January 2023

 

St. Anthony of Padua (Angola)
Website

Our Lady of Good Hope (Fort Wayne) Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Email Kyle Craig

St. Charles Borromeo (Fort Wayne)
Website | Facebook | Email Stacey Huneck

St. John the Baptist (Fort Wayne)
Facebook

St. Patrick (Fort Wayne) – Spanish Speaking
Facebook | Email Carlos Leiva

Diocesan Fort Wayne Area Catholic Young Adults: Facebook | Instagram

To have your event added, click here and select “young adult” as an event category when submitting the form.

January 2023

JAN 11 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Eucharistic Formation Days with Bishop Rhoades

JAN 24 – FEB 21 | 6:30 p.m.
Theology on Tap Winter Series “Called by Name”

Join us for a Catholic speaker series for young adults in their 20s & 30s, single and married, to share in food, fellowship, and faith!

JAN 26 – MARCH 23
Online book study on the book by Dr. Bob Schuchts, “Be Healed.”

February 2023

FEB 8-14
Tour of the relics of Blessed Carlo Acutis and St. Manuel González García

April 2023

APRIL 29 | TIME TBD
Beloved Daughters: A Retreat Day for Young Women
More information to come.

July 2023

JULY DATE TO-BE-ANNOUNCED
Men’s “Come and See” day for the diocesan priesthood – more information to come! 

JULY DATES TO-BE-ANNOUNCED
Theology on Tap Summer Series 2023 – more information to come!

I’m looking for…

Healing after abortion
Support with same-sex attraction
Healing from pornography and other sexual compulsions (for men)
Vocational Discernment
Marriage and Family Ministries

Meet the Team

Through both direct service and assisting parish efforts, we equip young adults and those journeying with young adults with the resources needed to deepen their relationship with Christ in His church. We are here to serve you!

John Pratt

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
[email protected]
260-422-4611 x 3321

Jocelyn Alcalá

Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
[email protected]
260-422-4611 x 3355

Janice Martin

Administrative Assistant
[email protected]
260-422-4611 x 3318