Youth Ministers have a critical role in CSYMA partner schools to bring God’s love to our young people. They have a unique ability to walk closely with our students on their spiritual journey and connect with them in fun and engaging ways.
Amidst growing ministries, the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn has initiated further support structures for its Youth Ministers through the integration of a mentoring framework that matches them to Catholic professionals which provides another layer of support.
Huw Warmenhoven, Manager for Youth within the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn says,
“The Youth Minister model bridges school with parish. We are excited to see a further collaboration between the two, with the help of our mentors. It’s wonderful to see the broader Church community playing a more active role in the lives of our young people by the means of supporting our Youth Ministers.”
An advantage of the CSYMA model continues to be in it’s ability to support a pathway for students, youth ministers and educators to engage and collaborate with the broader Church.