Youth Ministry

Archdiocese of San Francisco Youth Ministry (ages 12-17)

Through our office, we offer the following services:

For Pastors:

  • Consultation with Pastors and staffs when hiring a Youth Minister/ starting a Youth Ministry program
  • Informational sessions during deanery meetings

For Youth Ministers:

  • Training
    • Youth Ministry Specialization Series (a two year course with a total of 8 sessions)
    • Confirmation Team Training Series (a one year course with a total of 4 sessions)
    • Facilitating Theology of the Body with Youth (1 session)
    • National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry (December)
    • Online webinars
  • Spiritual Formation
    • Youth Ministers’ Retreat (August)
  • Collaboration
    • Beginning of the Year Meeting with Youth Ministers and DRE’s (September)
    • 2 Youth Ministers’ meetings per year, per county (September and January)
    • Emails and Facebook discussion group (ongoing)
  • Resources

For Youth:

  • Archdiocesan Events
    • On Fire NorCal Jam at Six Flags in collaboration with NorCal dioceses (September)
    • Youth Rally and Youth Mass (October)
    • Walk for Life (Jan)
    • 1 Archdiocesan Confirmation Retreat per county (January, February, April)
    • CRS Food Fast (March)
  • Training
    • Youth on a Mission: Leadership Training Camp for High School students in collaboration with NorCal dioceses (July)
  • Leadership
    • Archdiocesan Youth Council:
      • 1 representative from each parish (ideally). Recommended by the pastor and Youth Minister
      • Meet once a month at the Pastoral Center
      • Liaison between parish youth ministry and the Archdiocese
      • Help plan Archdiocesan Youth Events
  • Catholic Scouting:
    • Meet with Catholic Scouting Committee on a regular basis
    • Organize booklets, emblem, and recognition ceremony for Catholic scouts

Other responsibilities:

  • Communication regarding youth ministry
    • Email, Phone calls, Echo/Eco newsletter, Facebook, and Instagram: @sfarchdioceseym
  • Discuss youth ministry needs with Northern California, Region XI, and the National level (NFCYM and USCCB)

Archdiocesan Youth Council

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Catholic teen leaders from parishes throughout the Archdiocese

  • Develop leadership skills, strengthen Catholic faith, and provide the opportunity to collaborate with other youth leaders
  • Help plan Archdiocesan youth events
  • Learn how to strengthen parishes' youth ministry programs
  • Meet once a month at the Pastoral Center
  • Applications come out each year in May/June

Find a Youth Group

Marin County

San Francisco County

San Mateo County

Parish/Group Address Youth Meetings Youth Minister & Contact

Bukas-Loob sa Diyos (BLD)

St. Veronica

434 Alida Way
SSF, CA 94080

Fridays 7:30-10:30p

Ray & Ruby Urbino
urbino5@aol.com

Website

Church of the Epiphany

827 Vienna St
SF, CA 94112

TBD

Maia Pineda
Leanne DeGuzman

coteyouthgroup@gmail.com

Junior Apostolates of Christ (JAC)

St. Paul of the Shipwreck

1122 Jamestown Ave
SF, CA 94124

Sundays 1-3PM

Angel Vierneza 

mariotessie@gmail.com

Website

Our Lady of Angels 

1721 Hillside Dr
Burlingame, CA 94010 

Fridays 6-8p

(Youth Mass)
2nd Sundays 6p

Chris Mariano 

olayouthministry2012@gmail.com

Our Lady of Lorretto 1806 Novato Blvd
Novato, CA 94947
Every other
Thursday 7-8:30p

Annie Troy

annie@ollnovato.org

Our Lady of Mercy 1 Elmwood Dr
Daly City, CA 94015
Fridays 7-9:30p

Anne Balazo 

balazo.anne@gmail.com

Instagram

Our Lady of Perpetual Help 60 Wellington Ave
Daly City CA 94015
Fridays 6-8p

Angelo Marquez

olphyouthofficers@gmail.com

St. Andrew 1571 Southgate Ave
Daly City, CA 94015

Wednesdays
6:30-8:30p

(Youth Mass)
Sundays 12:30p

(Youth Choir Practice)
Wednesdays
5:30-6:30PM

Doug Requilman

douglasrequilman@yahoo.com

Instagram

St. Augustine 3700 Callan Blvd
SSF, CA 94080

2nd & 4th Sundays 3:30-5p

(Youth Mass)
2nd & 4th Sundays
5:30PM

(Youth Choir Practice)
Tuesdays 4-7p

Melanie Macaraeg 

melanieamacaraeg@yahoo.com

Daniel Diaz

djpdiaz@gmail.com

Instagram

St. Bruno 555 W. San Bruno Ave
San Bruno, CA 94066
Wednesdays
6:30-8:30PM 

Pai Lautaimi 

youthminister@saintbrunos.org

St. Cecilia 2555 17th Ave
SF, CA 94116
Various activities, contact Youth Coordinator for calendar

scyouthminister@gmail.com

St. Charles 850 Tamarack Ave
San Carlos, CA 94070

(Youth Mass) 
Sundays 5PM

Youth Group Council meets once/month for planning. Small faith sharing coming soon on Sunday mornings

Tami Palladino 

tami@stcharlesparish.org

St. Isabella

1 Trinity Way
San Rafael, CA 94903

Mondays 7:30-9p

Clarence Mamaril

clarenceem@aol.com

St. Pius 1100 Woodside Rd
Redwood City, CA 94061

Monthly 6-8p

(Youth Mass)
Monthly 5pm

(Youth Choir Practice)
Monthly 4pm

Instagram

St. Robert 1380 Crystal Springs Rd
San Bruno, CA 94066
Wednesdays 6-7:30p

Deacon John Meyer

meyerjohn1953@yahoo.com

St. Timothy 1515 Dolan Ave
San Mateo, CA 94401
1st & 3rd Tuesdays
7-8:30PM

Stella Trinidad

steltriniym@gmail.com