Updated May 10, 2017
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Parishes with Young Adult Groups/Ministries Description Location Contact Person More Info
Abbotsford Catholic Young Adults Young adults from St. Ann’s and St. James have come together to form a joined ministry in Abbotsford. Our mission is to bring together a community of catholic young adults striving to grow in their faith and spread the Good News. We host faith studies and casual activities in order to build friendships and encounter Christ. Abbotsford Theresa Byrne On Facebook
Afterlife Afterlife is a place for us young adults to share and grow in our faith, as well as build fellowship with Catholics in our community. St. Joseph Parish, Langley Kathleen LeBlanc saintjosephs.youthmin@gmail.com
Sunday Sports Nights Weekly sports nights on Sundays Holy Cross Parish, Burnaby Michael Cabana On Facebook
Young Adults at Holy Family Parish For men and women aged 19 to 35. This group helps members get to know one another, socialize and have fun, and enjoy group outings (hiking, game nights, pub nights, etc). Members also learn about and grow in the faith through talks, discussions, and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Holy Family Parish, Vancouver Bernadette Bonner youngadults@holyfamilyvancouver.ca
Holy Rosary Cathedral Young Adults HRC young Adults is the Cathedral’s young adult group. We welcome Catholics in their 20’s – 30’s to join us as we cultivate our faith and create friendships through fellowship as well as educational and service opportunities. Holy Rosary Cathedral, Vancouver Sheena Devota & Judith Fernando


Holy Trinity-North Vancouver Young Adults Holy Trinity Parish, North Vancouver King Louie Palomo



IMPRINT IMPRINT is a group for young Catholic women who meet bi-weekly for fellowship, prayer and faith sharing through small group studies and discussions accompanied by coffee, tea and dessert. The group meets on Monday evenings at the parish from 7:30 – 9:30pm. Christ the Redeemer Parish, West Vancouver Alexandra Kalewska http://www.imprintctr.wordpress.com
M.E.A.T. – Men Eating And Talking For men ages 19-35 years old.  Meet 3rd Thursday of every month with food, discussion and talks. Christ the Redeemer Parish, West Vancouver Brandon Green On Facebook
Mass at Night The once-a-month 9-PM MASS gives Catholic seekers a place to pray, sing, worship & be among friends. People who work during Mass (Lay ministers, day workers, etc.) are especially welcome. Immaculate Conception Parish, Vancouver Tim Mah On Facebook
Our Lady of Fatima Youth and Young Adults Coquitlam Linder Spasiuk  fatimaprep@gmail.com
Our Lady of Good Counsel The OLGC Youth and Young Adult Ministry has various groups that work with youth and young adults. PraiseTEAM – Children, youth, young adults in the performing arts – Youth Mass Choir – Grade 7s, teens, young adults organize the 7 PM Youth Mass – RCIT (Rite of Christian Initiation for Teens) – High schoolers preparing for the sacraments – YCOM (Young Caglieros Movement) – youth lead by Don Bosco Alumni – CFC Youth – Couples for Christ’ teens – CFC Singles – Couples for Christ’ young adults – Altar Servers Surrey Beth Reyes On Facebook (PraiseTEAM)
Our Lady of Mercy Youth and Young Adult Ministry Burnaby Gertrude Gaviola
St. Augustine’s Youth Movement

Youth Ministry

Young Adult Ministry

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St. Augustine Parish, Vancouver

Vea Coronado

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St. Bernadette Parish Youth and Young Adult Ministry St Bernardette Youth and Young Adult Ministry is responsible for the faith formation of our Parish’s young people. We do that through faith studies, fellowship, and prayer. St. Bernadette Parish, Surrey Jamey Guerrero


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St. Clare of Assisi Youth and Young AdulTts This is St. Clare’s first year having youth ministry.  Our goal for this year is to keep youth engaged.  We are also working on building our Adult leadership.  We have done the alpha youth program and are starting Altaration in April. St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Coquitlam Jessica Mayne



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St. Francis Xavier Youth and Young Adult Ministry Plan and execute programs for youth and young adults with the goal of leading them to live a Christ centered life. Lead young adults and youth to participate actively in parish life. Vancouver Jenny Mary Ng


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St. Joseph the Worker Parish Young Adults: Weekly basketball wednesdays 7pm-10pm and faith bases discussion “theology on tap” style on 3rd Friday of each month Richmond Derek Hume On Facebook
St. Jude’s Young Adults Our group aims to unite the young adults of St. Jude’s to Christ through right praise and worship, fun and fellowship. Vancouver youngadults@saintjudevancouver.ca
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St. Mary’s Youth and Young Adult Ministry Vancouver Rocelyn Catris On Facebook
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St. Matthew’s Vietnamese Youth Group Vietnamese Youth (that have been confirmed) and Young Adults from St. Matthew’s Parish in Surrey. We gather on most Sundays to practice for our monthly mass, deepen our faith and develop strong friendships with our peers, and enjoy each others company. Surrey Tanya Dimawala On Facebook
St. Matthew’s Young Adults St. Matthew’s Young Adults group focuses on faith, friendship and community. Some activities we have done are have discussions over coffee, taken a day trip to the Abbey, held an Adoration event, and we have hosted two pub night fundraisers for a local school. Interested in meeting us? Join us for an upcoming event! Surrey Contact Parish Office On Facebook 
St. Nicholas: Child, Youth and Family Ministry PREP, EDGE for pre-high school ministry Vacation Bible Adventure for leadership development and family ministry LifeTeen core team participation for young adult ministry Langley Jane Waldock www.stnicholasparish.ca
St. Patrick parish This ministry is for young adults ages 19-35 of diverse backgrounds with the desire to grow in the Roman Catholic faith. Single or married, students, workers, and young professionals are welcome to learn and grow in their faith through teachings and fellowship with other young adults. Vancouver Genesis Rigor & Roan Hidalgo On Facebook
St. Paul Young Adult Community (SPYAC) For young men and women ages 18 to 35 Richmond Mary Joyce Chan On Facebook
Sunshine Coast Youth & Young Adult Ministry Dedicated adults and young adults that tries to make use of their time to inform youths and young adults at Sunshine Coast Parishes (Holy Family, Sechelt; St. Mary’s, Gibsons; and Our Lady of Lourdes, Sechelt) about Jesus and their Catholic Faith through parish mass involvement and youth and young adult activities. Sechelt & Gibsons Marie-Bernadette Frewin
Tri-Cities Lifeteen/Youth Ministry We reach out to teens in the deanery (13-18 years old) – a group of very dedicated young adults lead the programs and relate to the teens through exercise, games and other fun activities, but we do our best to connect the message that Christ and the Eucharist are the centre. Tri-Cities Jennifer Lazar www.assumptionofmary.ca
Canadian Martyrs Youth Prayer Community  The official English youth group of Canadian Martyrs parish in Richmond, open to both youth and young adults. Richmond Frolin Ocariza



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Non-parish based Young Adult Ministries/Groups/Organizations in the Archdiocese   Description   Location   Contact Person  More Info
Catholic After Hours Catholic After Hours (™), which was formally independently run since 2011, is now part of the Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office. Those in their 20s to 40s are welcome to attend these events which are held at exciting pubs and cafes around town. Vancouver rcav.org/catholic-after-hours/
CCODP – Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace – BC/Yukon The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, a democratic movement for international solidarity, supports partners in the Global South in the pursuit of alternatives to unjust social, political and economic structures.
It educates the Canadian population about the causes of impoverishment of peoples and mobilizes actions for change.
Dioceses across BC and Yukon Jeremy Laurie


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CFC-Singles for Christ Canada CFC Singles for Christ (SFC) is a family ministry of Couples For Christ. As a partner in mission and evangelization, SFC aims to provide a Christian support environment for single, unmarried men and women who are at the crossroads of their life: choosing between marriage, religious vocation or single blessedness. Communities throughout the Archdiocese Candy Subang & Anton Brosas candysubang@couplesforchrist.ca
PS98 Psalm Ninety Eight Music Ministry is a ministry designed to evangelize and proclaim God’s word by way of music through the use of talent time and treasure of its members and leaders. Maribel Agunod, Raphael Agunod & Thaddee Bergler On Facebook psalmninetyeight@gmail.com
Vancouver Rosary Group Young adults praying the rosary together.  Meets on Wednesday evenings. Vancouver VancouverRosaryGroup-owner@yahoogroups.ca
WCCCLC – Western Canada Chinese Catholic Living Camp WCCCLC is an annual camp for Chinese Catholics aged 17-35. Through various activities such as praise and worship, games, discussions, and Father’s talks, participants can make new friends and grow closer to God. Raymond Yee (Overall Coordinator)






Women’s Discernment Group We are a group for young women discerning a vocation to the consecrated religious life. We meet once a month at various locations to share prayer, a meal, a short presentation, and discussion about religious life. Sisters from various communities in the Archdiocese of Vancouver are available to meet and talk about vocational discernment. Sr. Mary Sabina DeMuth vancouver@op-tn.org
Youth for a United World Ministry Youth for a United World (Y4UW) Movement” founded by Chiara Lubich in 1985. It is part of the wide ranging Focolare Movement. Our age varies between 17 to 30 and we belong to different ethnic groups, nationalities and cultures. We meet once a month in the Focolare Centre for faith sharing and organize different activities. Greater Vancouver Lioba Na www.focolare.org/en
Campus Ministry/Chaplaincy/Clubs    Description    Location Contact Person   More Info
BCIT Vancouver Richard Chau
CFC-Youth Campus CFC Youth for Christ is a young community of believers, a ministry of Couples for Christ Global Mission Foundation. Greater Vancouver Candice Carino http://cfcyouth.ca
Corpus Christi College Vancouver Alexandria Fung www.corpuschristi.ca
Catholic Christian Outreach – SFU Burnaby Maria Arsenault www.cco.ca
SFU Korean Catholic Student Society Burnaby On Facebook
SFU Catholic Chaplaincy Burnaby Fr. Fernando Mignone and Lioba Na catholicchaplaincy@sfu.ca, 778-782-3180
National Campus Life Network NCLN is the heart of the Pro-Life Student Movement in Canada. Joanna Krawczynski (Western Rep.)


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Catholic Pacific College Langley Fr. Aloysius Anyichie and Royston Grosjean https://www.catholicpacific.ca/
Catholic Pacific Chamber Choir Langley Website
Catholic Pacific Council of the Knights of Columbus Langley Website
Catholic Pacific College Chaplaincy Langley Website
Catholic Christian Outreach – UBC Catholic Christian Outreach is a university student movement dedicated to evangelization. We challenge students to live in the fullness of the Catholic faith with a strong emphasis on becoming leaders in the renewal of the world. Vancouver Christopher Pickup www.cco.ca
Knights of Columbus at UBC Making boys into men, since 1882. Vancouver Website
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St. Mark’s Catholic Campus Ministry at UBC Vancouver Fr. Robert Allore, SJ www.stmarkscollege.ca
Newman Club at UBC The Newman Club is the association for Catholic students at the University of British Columbia, Corpus Christi College, and St. Mark’s College. Vancouver Douglas Pham (2016-2017) On Facebook
UBC Korean Catholic Students Club Vancouver Saewon Kye On Facebook
Additional Groups/Organizations   Description   Location   Contact Person   More Info
ANCOP (Answering the Cry of the Poor) Vancouver Joyce Colobong http://cfcancop.org
St. Gerard Majella Pro-Life Group Vancouver Teresa Walters On Facebook
City in Focus Vancouver Nathaniel Bentley http://www.cityinfocus.ca

Commission for Young Adult Ministry Members for 2013-2014

More info on the CYAM here

Gerard Garcia Chair
Elizabeth Krump Communications Officer
Robert Baumann Formation Co-Chair
Winetta Lee Formation Co-Chair
Mary Joyce Chan Parish Committee Co-Chair
Genesis Rigor Parish Committee Co-Chair
Alvina Chiu Secretary
Catherine Ching Service & Justice Co-Chair
Mark Macapinlac Service & Justice Co-Chair
Sheena Devota Social & Recreational Co-Chair
Derek Mercurio Social & Recreational Co-Chair
Daniela Gimenez World Youth Day Co-Chair
Elizabeth Ingram World Youth Day Co-Chair

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