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The Diocese of Greensburg is committed to serve the young adults in our diocese. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has defined young adults as "people in their late teens, twenties, and thirties; single, married, divorced, or widowed; and with or without children."

What is young adult ministry? The USCCB document "Sons and Daughters of the Light" defines four goals for young adult ministry. Successful ministry with young adults achieves four basic goals:

  1. Connect young adults to God through Jesus Christ.
  2. Connect young adults to the church and the Christian community.
  3. Connect young adults to the mission of the church in the world.
  4. Connect young adults to a peer community to further support and nurture their faith.

 Upcoming Diocesan Events

If you have any additional questions about these events, please contact Christie Smith, diocesan director of youth and young adult ministry, at 724-837-0901.

  
  
  
  
  
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6/27/2017Theology on TapAtrias, Murrysville

​Speaker: Bishop Edward Malesic
Being Faithful when Doubt Enters Our Mind

7/14/2017Summer Fun Grill Out with Frisbee and VolleyballBlessed Sacrament Cathedral7:00 p.m.Blessed Sacrament Cathedral
7/17/2017Summer Youth FestivalIrwin - Oak Hollow Park - Maple Pavilion6:30 p.m.

​Fellowship / Food / Sports / Music

7/25/2017Theology on TapAtrias, Murrysville

​Speaker: TBD
What is Happening to Our Common Home? Caring for God’s Creation

8/11/2017Second Friday'sSt. Paul ParishSt. Paul
8/11/2017Summer Fun Grill Out with Frisbee and VolleyballBlessed Sacrament Cathedral7:00 p.m.Blessed Sacrament Cathedral
8/21/2017Summer Youth FestivalIrwin - Oak Hollow Park - Maple Pavilion6:30 p.m.

​Fellowship / Food / Sports / Music

8/29/2017Theology on TapAtrias, Murrysville

​Speaker:  TBD
Where Does Prayer Fit Into My Busy Life?

9/26/2017Theology on TapAtrias, Murrysville

​Speaker: Sr. Christine Kiley
Discernment– Seeking Answers, Finding Answers

 World Youth Day | UNITE

Gather in Washington, D.C. with Bishop Malesic on July 22, 2017 for World Youth Day, an event of authentic communion and national unity. Engage in a day of amazing music and spiritual fellowship for all youth and families alike.

Learn more, register to attend.

 Calling All Young Adults

 Come join us at Oak Hollow Parklocated off Morris Avenue in Irwin, PA for an evening of fellowship, food, sports, and music! The festivities begin at 
6:30 p.m., on the dates of June 19, July 17, and August 21. Get directions here

 An Invitation to Happiness

adult-retreat-img.jpgFinding the Courage to Be the Best Version of Yourself

This young adult retreat is for all Christians, male or female, married or single, and 18-35 and will be held from June 23-25, 2017 at Mt. St. Macrina House of Prayer in Uniontown, PA.  This retreat is based on the book, "Resisting Happiness," by Matthew Kelly.  Come and spend the weekend with young adults who want to grow close to our Lord Jesus.  Each participant will receive a copy of the book, "Resisting Happiness."  The weekend will also have Confessions and Divine Liturgy.  The cost of the retreat is $105 and the deadline to register is June 16, 2017Download the flyer / registration form.

For more information, please contact Sr. Barbara Jean Mihalchick at Mt. St. Macrina House of Prayer at 724-438-7149 or hpmsm@verizon.net.

 Habitat for Humanity Build Days

habitat-for-humanity-info.jpgJoin with us as we help Central Westmoreland Habitat for Humanity work on new houses in Greensburg!

To register, please use the links below for the date(s) you can commit to.  To maintain a safe and productive work environment we are only able to accept a limited number of volunteers, so make sure to register today!

Scheduled Build Days: