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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 has put together this list of resources for Prayer and Engagement.

Resources for Pastoral Juvenil from V Encuentro - USCCB Hispanic Affairs 

ONLINE EVENTS

April 7 at 8:00 a.m. HST.  Families at Home: Managing and Working Amidst a Stay at Home Reality. Register here

(ONGOING) April 12 at 11:0 a.m. HST.  Anchored: Global Life Night (Life Teen). Watch here

(ONGOING) April 12 at 2:00 p.m. HST.  Biggest Youth Night Ever (ProjectYM)  Register here

April 15 at 8:00 a.m. HST. Steps and Strategies for Online Ministry. Register here

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.

Virtual Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross with the West Honolulu Vicariate youth and young adults

Stations of the Cross (with Contemporary Christian and secular music)

Stations of the Cross (CRS Rice Bowl)

WorshipNOW Livestream: The Angelus LIVE through April 11 at 6 am. HST

Holy Week at Home

Chrism Mass Q&A

Palm Sunday Q&A

FAITH FORMATION - RETREATS - OTHER RESOURCES

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 April 17, dates vary.

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

(NEW!) Ave Maria Press

MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health First Aid USA

Roy Petitfils, LPC - YouTube  Podcast

Ave Explores

Self-Care Resources from Catholic Apostolate Center

(NEW!) Stress Management Tips from Fuller Youth Institute

PHYSICAL HEALTH

(NEW!) Keeping Kids Active at Home

BLOGS & ARTICLES

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)

Busted Halo's Lenten Movie Marathon (BustedHalo.com)

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

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.

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

How to use Facebook LIVE

How to Google Hangout

WEBINAR RECORDINGS

Celebrating Holy Week at Home (April 6) - watch here

Lenten Retreat: Be Not Afraid, led by Doug Brummel (March 31) - watch here.

Supporting Mental Health in Teens While Physical Distancing with Dr. Young Hoang (March 31) - watch here

Continuing the Conversation on the Realities of COVID-19 and Ministry with Young Adults. (March 30) - watch here.

Acompañar, Presencia y Cercanía de Dios. (March 27) Watch here.

Stress Management Tips for Teens and Parents during COVID-19 with Gabriella Silva. (March 26) Watch here. Download Tips Sheet here

Webinar: Ministry Amidst a Crisis: COVID-19 and Ministering to and with the Young Church and their Families. (March 26) Watch here.

Accompanying Families with Teenagers While Social Distancing - with Roy Petitfils (March 23, 2020) - watch here

Special Discussion on the Realities of COVID-19 and Ministry with Young Adults (March 19, 2020) - watch here.

ONLINE YOUTH NIGHTS - replays

Anchored: Global Life Night - watch replays here.

ProjectYM Live - watch replays here

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If you come across a resource that would be helpful to others, please email us. God bless you and thanks for all you do for our young people!