Young adults are persons in their late teens, twenties, and thirties who represent diverse cultural, racial, ethnic, educational, vocational, social, political, and spiritual backgrounds. They are college and university students, workers, and professionals; they are persons in military service; they are single, married, divorced, or widowed; they are with or without children; they are newcomers in search of a better life. (taken from the National Directory for Catechesis)
4 Goals from the document Sons and Daughters of the Light-A Pastoral Plan for Ministry with Young Adults
Connecting Young Adults with Jesus Christ--To foster the personal and communal growth and education of young adults toward a relationship with Jesus Christ leading to Christian maturity.
Connecting Young Adults with Church--To make contact with young adults and to invite and welcome them to participate in the life and mission of the Christian community, which proclaims Jesus Christ by preaching the Gospel.
Connecting Young Adults with the Mission of the Church in the World--To invite young adults, through healthy relationships, work, and studies, to embrace the mission of Christ to promote the building of the kingdom of God in the world today, thereby bringing about the transformation of society.
Connecting Young Adults with Peer Community--To help young adults develop relationships with peers who share similar values and beliefs which nurture and strengthen their faith, thereby creating communities of support.
OCCSC-Oklahoma Catholic College Student Conference
February 9-11, 2018
This event is for young adults 18 (and out of High School) to 25 years old. It will be held at OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CAMP. More details to come.
For more information, contact:
Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
P.O. Box 32180 Oklahoma City, OK 73123
(405) 721-9220 or (405) 721-5651 ext. 115
FAX (405) 721-5210