Ministry with

Young Adults

Accompanying those in their late teens, 20s and 30s, single and married.

What We Do

Connect Young Adults

Looking to connect with other young adults your age? Find opportunities around the Archdiocese of Baltimore for social, spiritual, service and justice, and other events.

Minister in Life's Transitions

Overwhelmed? Struggling through tough times? Looking for spiritual direction? Find resources in the church to support you in your time of need.

Accompany College Students

Check out the many ministries for college age young adults both on campus and in local parishes around the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Network Ministry Leaders

Helping pastoral and young adult leaders develop and grow ministries with and for young adults through advocacy, support, resources, and formation.


Opportunities for young adults to gather, learn, and pray.


Pope lifts suspension imposed on Nicaraguan priest 34 years ago

Pope Francis has lifted the canonical penalties imposed 34 years ago on Father Ernesto Cardenal, 94, the Nicaraguan poet and former member of the Sandinista government.
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Vatican summit: Silence, denial are unacceptable

When presented with an accusation that a priest has sexually abused a child, "whether it's criminal or malicious complicity and a code of silence or whether it is denial" on a very human level, such reactions are no longer tolerable, said the Vatican's top investigator of abuse cases.
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In the U.S., a sobering mood after news of McCarrick’s laicization

The accusations surrounding former U.S. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick have been hanging over U.S. bishops and faith communities in the dioceses and archdioceses where he served -- New York, Metuchen and Newark in New Jersey, and Washington -- since last year.
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Statement on Dismissal from the Clerical State of Theodore McCarrick

“On this unprecedented day in the life of our Church, I remain in prayerful solidarity with our Holy Father, whose decision to dismiss Theodore McCarrick from the clerical state demonstrates the Pope’s willingness to hold accountable one who would harm a child, regardless of rank.
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McCarrick removed from the priesthood after being found guilty of abuse

Pope Francis has confirmed the removal from the priesthood of Theodore E. McCarrick, the 88-year-old former cardinal and archbishop of Washington.
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Ice and snow, last-minute Valentine’s Day cards, pickle opinions, and a poem for you (7 Quick Takes)

One morning I went out to start the car and realized it was encased in ice. I tried to open the door to turn on the engine and start defrosting the windows, but I couldn’t get it open.
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Opportunities for young adults to gather, learn, and pray.


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Why Get Involved?

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Volunteer Opportunities

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We are here to listen and connect you with Catholic resources and opportunities throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Craig Gould
Director of the Division for Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Phone: 410-547-5555
Fax: 410-625-8481
craig.gould@archbalt.orgSarah Jarzembowski
Coordinator for College Campus and Young Adult Ministries
Phone: 410-541-5318
Fax: 410-625-8481