Hands on Ministry


If you've ever thought about taking a break from college or career to go on an adventure, consider giving a year of your life in service to the New Evangelization!  There are a multitude of opportunities for young adults to get a year of Christian formation and experience in the field.  This can be lifechanging for others, but especially for you!  It will stretch you and your horizon more than you ever imagined.  If you'd like to discuss these opportunities in greater detail, call the Office of Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship: 405-407-2721

Fellowship of Catholic University Students: Answering the Church’s call for a new evangelization, FOCUS, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, is a national outreach that meets college students where they are and invites them into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and the Catholic faith.

National Evangelization Teams (NET): NET Ministries challenges young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church. Every August, 120 young Catholics aged 18-28 leave behind their jobs, school, family, and friends to devote nine months to serving with the National Evangelization teams in the USA and abroad.

NET USA: For more info, go to www.NETusa.org
NET Canada: http://www.netcanada.ca/
NET Ireland: http://www.netministries.ie/
NET Australia: http://www.netministries.com.au/

Kerygma Teams: Specializing in short and long term mission experiences, formation in an ecumenical setting, with a heart for reconciliation.  Kerygma is a part of a larger interdenominational mission organization, Youth With a Mission (YWAM); Kerygma is a ministry with a Catholic focus.         

KTeams India -- https://sites.google.com/site/kerygmasouthasia/training/kerygma-dts
Kerygma Texas -- http://www.kerygmatexas.com/

Emmanuel School of Mission: Rome—Each year the ESM forms about 20 students to be Catholic missionaries.  Live in community with other lay people, get formation, go on mission, live in Rome for a year!  Course is in English.  (Other languages at other locations, see website for details.)  http://esm-rome.com/

St. Patrick's School of Evangelization (SPES):  St Patrick’s Evangelisation School (SPES) was set up in 2002 to provide an opportunity for young people to respond more effectively to Pope John Paul II’s call to form disciples for the New Evangelisation.  Home base in London, England. http://stpatricksoho.org/spes/



Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship

Ann Cook

Executive Assistant


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