We are transition to a page on the cluster website.  After June 2014 this site will no longer be maintained.

Components of Youth Ministry

Components of Youth Ministry


  • Advocacy
  • Catechesis
  • Community Life
  • Evangelization
  • Justice and Service
  • Leadership Development
  • Pastoral Care
  • Prayer and Worship


Adults, Stand up for youth!


Teens, speak up for yourself!

  • Check out this new initiative For Your Inspiration - a blog for teens by teens in the Diocese of Rochester.


Learn about your faith

Let Jesus live in you


This year our teen time topics will follow the theme of communication: Communicating with God, peers and parents.

We will also be exploring our experience of the sacraments as teenagers and how to live out our lives as Christians in daily life.

Enter the Day of Penance contest - more info here

Community Life

Join in our social media community.  

Join us in person at Mass, at parish events and at Teen Time.  See calendar for more info.


Share your Faith with others!

Retweet or share facebook posts of a religious or spiritual nature.

Blog online about your faith at FYI Teens - connected with the Diocese of Rochester and the Catholic Courier

Enter the Day of Penance contest - more info here

Justice and Service

See more info on the page devoted to service

Leadership Development

In our parish

-Get involved as a youth ministry teen leader

-Get involved in liturgical ministry at Mass

-Volunteer to help with faith formation programs for the children


In the Diocese - see calendar page for more info

-Attend the Diocesan Leadership camp in February

-Attend leadership camp at Holy Cross Church

-Volunteer/work at a summer camp

Pastoral Care

Take part in sacraments, especially the healing ones like reconciliation and anointing.

Meet with one of the ministers for spiritual or moral guidance.

Seek out a spiritual director (a  person who has special training to meet with regularly to talk about your prayer life).

Prayer and Worship

Come to Mass!

Get involved in liturgical ministry as an altar server, usher, greeter, communion minister, lector, musician, or help plan liturgies and decorate the church environment.

Come to one of the other prayer experiences in the cluster like Holy Hour or Daily Mass or special services for Advent, Lent or Easter.  See calendar or church bulletin for more info.

Youth In Action


Pastoral Associate for Youth Ministry and Liturgy: Colleen Trevisani

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Please know that I will follow contact rules like:

Any emails I send to you, I will "cc" to mom, dad, or Irene Goodwin.

I will not call you or text you privately.