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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A Guide to Designing Non-Gathered Programs

A Guide to Designing Non-Gathered Programs
​As we prepare our ministry response in the current and uncertain situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no shortage of ideas and resources.  Links, websites, resources, downloads abound online.  The real challenge for ministry leaders is discerning and developing an effective and responsive ministry in this new situation.&nb...
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Best of Youth Ministry Access for May

May
Honoring May Feast Days May 10 - St. Damien de Veuster of Moloka'iPraying with Saint Damien de Veuster of Molokai by Robert Feduccia (high school)May 10 - Ascension of JesusThe Ascension: Continuing the Good News by Cheryl Tholcke (high school)Rise Up! Fun with Balloons by Ann Marie Eckert (high school)Go Fly a Kite! By Brenda Cline (middle school)...
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12 Ways to Support Young People in Living their Faith in College

SJU-College
 A guest blog post by James R. Walter Ed.D., the Director of the Catholic Scholars program at St. John's University. ​As campus ministers, we are very familiar with tried and true experiences that are central to our campus faith life, such as the celebration of sacraments, devotional prayer, and daily and Sunday Mass.As our student popula...
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