Updated Forms from Diocesan Policy Manual (September 2014)

Form XXIIIA: Checklist- Activity Involving Travel or Overnight Stay – page 267 (updated names of the forms and reflects the current Chaperone Policy)

Form XXIIIB: No Change

– page 269

Form XXIIID Participant Expectations– page 270 – Was R-D Form

Form XXIIIE – page 272 unchanged



Online Resources

For Catholic Youth Ministry Leaders:

The National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry
The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry participates in the mission of the Catholic Church by advocating for and supporting Catholic youth ministry on the national, diocesan, and local level.

The National Association of Catholic Youth Ministry Leaders
An association of youth ministry leaders serving in dioceses,  parishes, schools, and other settings.

The Center for Ministry Development
The Center for Ministry Development provides training, resources and consultation for pastoral ministry and catechesis with youth, young adults, families, and the intergenerational community. Since 1978, Catholic parishes and dioceses have trusted CMD to provide a vision and practice for ministry that is rooted in Church documents, Scripture, and best practices research. Through our partnership with ministry leaders, CMD strives for excellence and innovation by providing practical, field-tested ministry solutions and resources.

Cornerstone Media Inc.
Cornerstone Media, Inc., exists as an education, training, and resource organization that promotes Christian values in young people.

Cultivation Ministries
Cultivation Ministries exists “To Cultivate Team-based, Comprehensive, and Disciple-making Catholic  Youth Ministries by Training, Resourcing, and Supporting Adult and  Student Leaders.

Instituto Fe y Vida
Fe y Vida is a national nonprofit Catholic Leadership institue, widely recognized as the authority in the field of Hispanic youth and young adult ministry in the United States, and the leading agent in bringing the Bible to young Latinos throughout the Americas.

JustFaith Ministries
JustFaith Ministries forms, informs, and transforms people of faith by offering programs and resources that sustain them in their compassionate commitment to build a more just and peaceful world.

The National Catholic Network de Pastoral Juvenil Hispana (La Red)  is an inclusive association of Roman Catholic Church organizations and pastoral ministers committed to the evangelization, holistic development, and ongoing support and formation of Hispanic youth and young adults in the United States.

As a Eucharist-centered movement within the Roman Catholic Church, Life Teen leads teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.

Ministry Training Source
MTS is a nonprofit organization, serving ministry formation providers, through customized ministry solutions that are affordable, accessible and adaptable.  They serve those who form, educate, supporta and supervise lay ecclesial ministers through serving parishes, dioceses, higher education institutions, national lay ministry organizations, and ministerial leaders.

National Religious Vocation Conference
The National Religious Vocation Conference is a professional organization of vocation ministers that presents religious life as a viable option in the Catholic Church.

Notre Dame Vision a program of Institue for Church Life
Notre Dame Vision invites young people to explore God’s call in their lives, and to respond to that call with courage and faith through daily choices as well as lifelong commitments.

Outside Da Box
Outside da Box exists to bring Jesus Christ to the young church through digital media. We create short films that help teens know, love, and serve the Lord.

Our Sunday Visitor
OSV is a nonprofit organization that helps bring our Catholic faith to life!  The world’s largest English language publisher of Catholic curriculum, books, pamphlets, periodicals, and resources.  They are a collaborating member of NFCYM.

RCL Benzinger
RCL Benziger is a team of resourceful and  creative people dedicated to providing the Catholic community with the  highest quality products, programs, and services which are rooted in the Christian faith. We are customer focused and committed to enriching the lives of individuals, families, and communities worldwide. We value  integrity, respectful collaboration, enthusiasm, and sound business  principles.

Sadlier Religion programs offer quality catechesis and sacramental preparation materials that faithfully present the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Saint Mary’s Press
Saint Mary’s Press is a contemporary expression of the Catholic Church’s mission to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ and the Lasallian mission to provide a human and Christian education for young people, including those who are economically deprived.

Spirit and Song
Developed in association with our sister organization, OCP Publications, spiritandsong.com is more than just a website. It’s a virtual faith community, a place where Christians of all ages can experience faith-building music, online prayers, devotions and much more.

Y Disciple
YDisciple was created by the Augustine Institute in Denver, Colorado. What began as a graduate school in 2005 has quickly expanded into a multi-faceted Institute providing strategic disciple-based parish programming and leadership formation to dioceses and parishes across America. YDisciple was produced through a collaborative effort involving the Institute’s executive leadership, the YD leadership team, the academic faculty, the video production team, the web development team, and the print media team.