"Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry"
In June 1997, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops authored Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry and offer it as a blueprint for the continued development for effective ministry with adolescents.
From The "Renewing the Vision" Document
Goals for Ministry with Adolescents
Goal 1: To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.
Goal 2: To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.
Goal 3: To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person.
Themes of a Comprehensive Vision of
Effective ministry with adolescents:
· is Developmentally Appropriate
Components of a Comprehensive Ministry
"Renewing the Vision" offers a practical framework for utilizing the resources of the entire faith community and integrating ministry with adolescents and their families into the total life and mission of the Church."