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Youth and Young Adults

The outreach to Youth & Young Adults is part of the Archdiocesan Office for Marriage, Family and Life whose mission is to assist and encourage all Christians to fulfill their call to holiness.

Pope John Paul II and the documents of 2nd Vatican Council call the laity to transform the world where they live. Our office promotes this evangelization, helping to create a culture of life, by programs that support: the vocation of marriage, the single state, and outreach to youth and young adults.

We seek to support strong vocations rooted in faith and Christian freedom, lived in service to our families, communities, and church parishes.


Young Adults

Visit Twin Cities Young Adults, the new site for young adults in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, at



World Youth Day 2016 will be held in Krakow, Poland, and participants throughout the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis in a pilgrimage from July 19 - August 2, 2016.

March for Life 2015 was January 20 - 25, 2015. Read stories and see photos and videos from the event here.

Archdiocesan Youth Day 2014 (AYD14) was held Saturday, October 25, 2014. See highlights from the day, plus a talk by AYD14 keynote speaker Sr. Miriam James Heidland, in the videos below.