Our Lady of Hope & St. Ann's Church
Youth Ministry

Our parishes youth ministry team offers an effective pastoral response to the needs and concerns of youth within our parish communities. It insures that pastoral care for youth is rooted in, and supported by the whole parish. It broadens the base of input and places the emphasis on collaboration and shared decision making through both adult and youth participation. Our team works with a coordinator, the Pastoral Associate, to vision, plan and organize the parish’s comprehensive approach to ministry with youth. It does so by developing a mission statement, goals and objectives, selecting needed programs, identifying resources, and recruiting leaders and team members both youth and adults.

Comprehensive Youth Ministry Team (CYMT) Mission Statement

We the Comprehensive Youth Ministry Team of St. Ann’s and Our Lady of Hope, are called as disciples of Jesus Christ as a faithful Catholic Christians, we call forth the giftedness and enthusiasm of all young people to full participation in the mission and ministry of the church.

Comprehensive Youth Ministry Team (CYMT) Component Goals

Justice and Service: To deepen the awareness that justice and service is rooted in the person of Jesus Christ

Prayer and Worship: To enhance the spiritual growth of the parish community through our young people

Leadership Development and Advocacy: To provide opportunities for the voices for young people to be heard and enrich the development of their leadership.

Community Life: To develop and nurture a loving presence among our young people within the community

Core Team Members:

Nick DeSimone
Pat DeSimone
Sarah Hart
Jedd Mason
Allie Putorti
Cole Rocque
Jane Sexton
Maureen Smith