Welcome to the Archdiocese of Mobile Office of Youth Ministry!
The Office of Youth Ministry for the Archdiocese of Mobile provides resources, training, formation, and support for the parish youth ministry programs and its parish youth ministry leaders (YMLs) throughout the Archdiocese. Additionally, the Office of Youth Ministry offers programs and retreats to assist parishes in bringing their young people to a deeper encounter with Jesus Christ:
— Search Retreats offered twice each school year for high school teens
— Pilgrimage to the March for Life in Washington, D.C. for parish groups of high school teens
— annual ACYC (Archdiocesan Catholic Youth Conference) for all high school teens of the Archdiocese
— annual ACYC JR. for parish and Catholic school youth in the 6th through 8th grades
— annual visit from National Evangelization Team (NET) Ministries
— other youth ministry events on the parish, diocesan, regional, and national level
The Office of Youth Ministry is also the Archdiocesan contact and support for middle school youth ministry and young adult ministry on the parish and diocesan level.
Search Retreats – Registration now open!
Two Search Retreats are offered each school year. One of the oldest traditions in the Archdiocese for youth, the retreat for high school age teenagers are presented by the Search Team of teen leaders. For more information and to register, visit the “Search” tab.