YM Meetings

Youth Minister Meetings


The Youth Ministers of the Diocese of Duluth meet monthly usually on the first Tuesday of the month.  The meetings are held at the Pastoral Center from 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM located at 2830 E. 4th Street Duluth across the street from the Cathedral.

If you would like to socialize prior to the meeting, you are welcome to arrive starting at 9:30am for rolls and coffee.

Lunch is included and there is no cost for the day.

Please RSVP to Annette Merritt by the Thursday before each meeting if you would like to attend.  Directors of Religious Education are also invited to attend.

Youth Minister Meeting Schedule and Topics for the 2016-2017 school year:

  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - Y-Disciple Ministry and Preview of Programs "out there."

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary - Temperaments
    Note location: 2801 E. 4th St., Bell tower entrance and take a right to go to the Multi-Purpose Room.  You may park at the Pastoral Center or Cathedral parking lots.  Meeting falls on the third Tuesday of month instead of first Tuesday due to Clergy Conference and other meetings at the Pastoral Center.  

  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - Boundaries

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - Relational Ministry: Sharing Life and Enjoying Milestones  

No meeting scheduled for January

  • Youth Minister Retreat: January 30-February 3 - A retreat for our diocesan Youth Ministers.  For information and to sign up, contact Heather Serena.
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - Working as a Team: Identify Needs...Offer Your Strengths
  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - Ministry in a Busy Life:  Making the Most of Time with Students
    Note: Meeting falls on second Tuesday of the month instead of first Tuesday.  Meeting date may change due to Clergy Study Day.  Please check back.

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - The Students You Can Reach - Targeting Different Audiences

  • Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - Matching the Right Purpose with the Right Audience


Father Michael Schmitz

Heather Serena

Annette Merritt

Diocese of Duluth
Youth/Young Adults
2830 E. 4th Street
Duluth, MN 55812
Fax: 218-724-1056


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