Celebrating our Faith during COVID-19

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Diocese of Honolulu

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Youth Ministry & Young Adult Ministry Resources - COVID-19

This page of our website has been created to provide you with online youth ministry resources available for your communities for the time being to support the continual formation of our young people. It will be continually updated with additional resources so please check back often.

The Diocese of Honolulu has a website specific to COVID-19 related items. Visit it here.

The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM), of which our diocese is a member, has compiled a resource page specifically for COVID-19, you can access it here: https://nfcym.org/covid19/.

The USCCB - Catholic Current has put together this list of resources for Prayer and Engagement.

USCCB Resources for Ministry with Young Adults (crowdsourced document)

Resources for Pastoral Juvenil from V Encuentro - USCCB Hispanic Affairs 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

ProjectYM Live - Season 2 begins June 14 - Sunday's, times vary.  Register here.

Life Teen Global Life Night Series - Downside Up. Sunday's at 11 a.m. HT. Participate here

June 25 at 8:00 a.m. Hawaii time. National Conversation with Young Adult Ministry Leaders on the process of re-opening our churches. Register here

REOPENING RESOURCES

Diocese of Honolulu Guidelines for Reopening

Should You Consider Reopening? from the CDC

PRAYER & LITURGY

Mass from the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, Honolulu - LIVE every Sunday at 9:00 a.m. 

Hawaii parishes livestreaming Mass, and more!

How to make a Spiritual Communion

Perpetual Adoration livestream

Daily Readings from the USCCB

How to hold a prayer service at home (from the Archdiocese of Washington DC)

Lectio LIVE - Wednesday's at 12 noon HST

Summit - a lectionary based resource for high school Youth Ministry (from Life Teen); a resource adapted for family use is also available.

Divine Mercy Chaplet LIVE daily at 9 a.m. HST (with Steve Angrisano)

FAITH FORMATION - RETREATS - FAMILIES

Youth Ministry Access

My Catholic Faith & Ignatius Press

Oddwalk Virtual Retreat

Pray as You Go

Coloring Book from the Vatican Library Collections

For Your Marriage - Families

Ascension Presents

The Pastoral Center

Simple Steps to Creating a Virtual Youth Night

Saint Mary's Press

Sophia Institute for Teachers

ODB Films

Pillars of the Church from McGrath Institute for Church Life

Formed.org - great resources for the whole family (including young adults)

inspireWord - via Instagram LIVE runs through May 1, dates vary.

The Life You Were Made For - weekly Facebook LIVE series with Chris Stefanick, dates vary.

Ave Maria Press

RENEW International - resources for young adults

Virtual Date Night (for couples)

The Virtues (for couples)

Celebrate! (Graduations, Birthdays, Weekends, …) from the NFCYM

MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health First Aid USA

Roy Petitfils, LPC - YouTube  Podcast

Ave Explores

Self-Care Resources from Catholic Apostolate Center

Stress Management Tips from Fuller Youth Institute

Processing Feelings from the NFCYM 

Considering Faith, Community, and Mental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis from The Partnership Center

Processing Feelings & Responding with Virtue from the NFCYM

Helping Youth Cope (Delay of Sacraments & More) from the NFCYM

PHYSICAL HEALTH & WORKING FROM HOME

Keeping Kids Active at Home

Work From Home Tips

Staying Well at Home

PERSONAL FINANCES

What to do if you can't pay your bills? (Compass Catholic Ministries)

Financial Bible Studies

BLOGS & ARTICLES

Having Difficult Conversations 

Doing youth ministry during a pandemic (Fuller Youth Institute)

Ideas to Act for the Common Good During Coronavirus Crisis (Youth Service America)

Life Teen Blog (Life Teen, Inc.)

How to Create a Home Prayer Corner in 4 Easy Steps (getfed.com)

12 Catholic Movies to Watch during Social Distancing (Aleteia.org)

Parent Life (Life Teen, Inc.)

SCOUTING

Scouting at Home: Boy Scouts of America

MINISTRY NETWORKS

If you haven't already joined an NFCYM Ministry Network, now is the time as conversations, sharing of resources, etc. is occurring in them. The NFCYM is currently offering one-year FREE membership for Associate Members.  Learn more here

High School Campus Ministers and Religion Teachers

Parish Youth Ministry Leaders

Young Adult Ministry

Multi-Parish and Cluster Ministry

Multicultural Ministry

Catholic Sports Ministry

Catholic Scouting

TECHNOLOGY

Best Practices in Using Technology

How to Zoom Best Practices - Zoom Tips for Hosting a Zoom Meeting with Youth

(UPDATED!) Faith on Facebook Toolkit (USCCB)

How to Google Hangout

WEBINAR RECORDINGS

NFCYM recordings

Ave Maria Press recordings 

USCCB Young Adult Ministry recordings

ONLINE YOUTH NIGHTS - replays

You Won't Find Jesus Here? (4-week series): Global Life Night - watch replays here.

Anchored (4-week series): Global Life Night - watch replays here.

ProjectYM Live - watch replays here

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