The Office of Youth Ministry, through its director, ministers to the youth of the Diocese of Bismarck by directing the SEARCH for Christian Maturity retreat program; planning and coordinating diocesan high and junior high school youth rallies; coordinating the retreat schedule of the National Evangelization Team; planning youth service projects in Fort Yates and Mandaree; encouraging youth participation in the bi-annual National Catholic Youth Conferences and participation in the bi-annual World Youth Day. The office is involved in Region VIII youth ministry activities; collaborates with the Office of Adult Faith Formation to foster implementation of youth ministry within the diocese and provides workshops and study programs for youth ministers.
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The safety and protection of youth is of vital concern to the Office of Youth Ministry. Toward this end, access to the Diocese of Bismarck's Safe Environment Program policies and procedures is available through the Diocese of Bismarck's Office of Youth Ministry.
Director, Office of Faith Formation/Youth Ministry
520 N. Washington St.
PO Box 1137
Bismarck, ND 58502-1137