Angel Barrera is a Project Coordinator for Youth Ministry Services for the Center for Ministry Development. Angel has over ten years of experience in ministry with youth and families in parish, campus ministry and diocesan settings. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Religious Studies from University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. He...
Angel Barrera is a Project Coordinator for Youth Ministry Services for the Center for Ministry Development. Angel has over ten years of experience in ministry with youth and families in parish, campus ministry and diocesan settings. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Religious Studies from University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. He formerly served as the Director of Youth Ministry for the Diocese of Brownsville.
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Youth Ministry Access Survey: We'd love to hear from you!

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To help us serve you better, please complete the online survey regarding Youth Ministry Access. Thank you in advance for your feedback! 
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Small Things with Great Love

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"Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love." Mother TeresaA constant challenge in youth ministry is finding the "right" leaders. We struggle many times to recruit new ministry leaders and retain the current ones. The challenge persists for many reasons but the one I think that doesn't get enough conversation is t...
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Renewal to Mission

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Paul VI invited us to deepen the call to renewal and to make it clear that renewal does not only concern individuals but the entire Church. Let us return to a memorable text which continues to challenge us. "The Church must look with penetrating eyes within herself, ponder the mystery of her own being… This vivid and lively self-awareness inevitabl...
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