Find a Young Adult Ministry

Below is a list of active young adult ministries throughout the diocese. Scroll through and find a ministry that suits your needs!

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GREATER SACRAMENTO AREA | SOLANO DEANERY | WEST PLACER DEANERY | MOTHER LODE DEANERY | YOLO-DELTA DEANERY | DIOCESAN-WIDE MOVEMENTS


GREATER SACRAMENTO AREA

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacramento

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
1019 11th Street, Sacramento, CA  95814

The Cathedral Young Adults are a vibrant community of Catholic men and women (ages 19-40) in action.  We meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays for fellowship as we feed the homeless.  We prepare breakfast for Sister Nora's Place at Loaves and Fishes every 3rd Saturday of the month and help with breakfast at Maryhouse when needed. We host fellowship events monthly and Nightfever twice a year.  We currently have a blog where we post our reflections and thoughts as we journey through our faith cathedralyoungadults.wordpress.com.  

Contact: Victoria Ramos
Email: cathedralya@gmail.com 

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St. Ignatius Loyola Parish, 3235 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA

Guided by Ignatian (Jesuit) spirituality and the Jesuit-run Christus Ministries for young adults, this ministry seeks to create a home where young adult Catholics can build genuine community, grow spiritually, change lives and transform communities. We offer young adult retreats, evenings of prayer and conversation, Ignatian small groups, and a chance to build community across physical & economic borders. Most importantly, we seek to meet young adults exactly where they are. 

Meetings: Monthly and more meetings. See website for other events and opportunities. 
Websitehttps://www.stignatiussac.org/young-adults
 

FIAT 
Good Shepherd Young Adult Ministry

Fiat is a ministry for Catholic young adults (ages 18-39) that seeks to inspire personal holiness through holistic formation, authentic friendships, intentional discipleship, vocational discernment, & a deeper encounter with Christ.  Meet us in the Narthex after Adoration on Wednesdays (Adoration ends at 7:00 pm) and join us for fellowship at the youth room. To contact us, please email us at fiat.ya.eg@gmail.com. For more events & updates, follow us on Instagram @fiat_ya, or find us on Facebook by searching Fiat Catholic Young Adults. 

Meetings: Every Wednesday at 7PM.
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/FIATya/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fiat_ya/ 
Contact: Gabe Manela - fiat.ya.eg@gmail.com

Holy Spirit Young Adult Community
3159 Land Park Dr, 95818, Sacramento

Young Adult Social Community at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Sacramento, CA where faith sharing meets community.

Meetings: Theology on Tap - Every First Friday at 7pm
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1969533879908901/

St. John Vianney's Young Adults Ministry
St. John Vianney Parish, 10497 Coloma Road, Rancho Cordova, CA  95670

SJV Young Adults is an old ministry which has been rebooted in 2022. This ministry is dedicated to serving and connecting the young adults (18-39) of the parish and greater Rancho Cordova area.
Just as the Blessed Virgin Mary gave her "yes" to God when she said "let it be done to me according to thy word" - fiat mihi secundum verbum tuum - we likewise strive to say "yes" to God on a daily basis, especially in a world that is critical and hostile toward God's One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church.

Website: https://sjvparish.com/serve/youth-young-adult-ministries/young-adults-ministry

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Veritas Young Adults  

Veritas is a network of Catholic Young Adults who are committed to pursuing the truth in love and being agents of the New Evangelization. We are open to anybody, Catholic or not, between the ages of 18 - 39.  

Meetings: Second Monday of the month at Monk's Cellar in Roseville and other various meetings. See website and Facebook. 
Websitewww.CatholicVeritas.com 
FacebookFacebook.com/CatholicVeritas  
 

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Jóvenes Guadalupanos 
Santuario Nacional de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

Estamos comprometidos a vivir según las enseñanzas de nuestra santa Iglesia Católica y, ante todo, en una búsqueda de amor por Dios y Su amadísima Madre. En nuestras reuniones, llevamos a cabo actividades de espiritualidad: meditación, oración, etcétera. También llevamos a cabo actividades  sociales con el fin de fomentar la amistad entre los miembros a través de eventos en parques y escuchando temas en restaurantes mediante "Tacos y Teología", principal ministerio del grupo. 

Juntas: Reuniones generales los jueves a las 7:00 pm en el Salón E de la Escuela de la Fe. Tacos y Teología una vez al mes. 
Facebook: Jóvenes Guadalupanos https://www.facebook.com/groups/299824556725258/
Contacto: Cecilia Aguilar (916) 643- 3117 

 

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Verbum Dei Young Adult Bible Study 
Pink House Corner of 7th & T Street, Sacramento, CA  

Run by the Verbum Dei sisters, each meeting focuses on praying with scripture and spiritual discussion. Bible studies are held weekly on Tuesday evenings at 7pm.  

For more information, contact Sister Emiliana  emisilva2@gmail.com

Young and Married

Christ The King Passionist Retreat Center, 6520 Van Maren Ln, Citrus Heights, CA 95621

Young and Married is a place for married Catholic couples to gather together and share in their faith and journeys within the vocation of marriage. It is our mission to see that the married couples establish a solid foundation for a successful Godly marriage! We believe strongly in order to have a healthy marriage, Christ must be in the center of it. Every session is an opportunity to grow in knowledge about the sacrament of marriage, to grow in love among each other and, most importantly, to grow in love with God. Marriage is a gift to the world, and Young and Married reminds us we are called to form families that can fulfill God’s necessity in today’s society. We want and need the appropriate tools to do such an important task, and through this ministry we are finding them. Each session is facilitated by Priests, Deacon Couples and young married couples.

Meetings: 3rd Sundays of the month, except summer, 3pm-5pm 
Websitehttp://christthekingretreatcenter.org/young-and-married/ 
Contact: Fr. Giltus Mathias 916-725-4720 ext. 311 or gmathias@passionist.org


SOLANO DEANERY

St. Vincent Ferrer Young Adult Ministry 
St. Vincent Ferrer, Vallejo, CA

Faith sharing group that enriches one's faith thru friendship/fellowship among other YA/young adults (in our parish & neighboring parishes), mentoring to SVFYG/St. Vincent Ferrer's Youth Group, helping the church & the community, & discussing Sunday's Gospel Readings. We attend TOT/"Theology on Tap" every last Thursdays of the month and the NorCal "On Fire" & Koinonia Cup events every year.  We are choir members, ushers, lectors, and /or Eucharistic Ministers for the 5pm mass; and we feed the homeless and volunteer during December's Toys & Coats Drive at the CHC/Christian Help Center. 

Meetings:  SVF YAM is every Wednesday 8pm for Rosary prayer and every Thursday 7:30pm for YAM meetings. We’re currently streaming thru Zoom.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/157401364296126/  
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/svfyamgram/ 
Contact:   Young Adult Ministry Coordinator Jill Dayrit or Allan Pandaoan at svfyam@gmail.com.

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St. Catherine of Siena Young Adult Ministry
St. Catherine of Siena 3450 Tennessee Street, Vallejo, CA 94591

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StCatherineYAM
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scsyam/
Contact: stcatherine@stcsv.org 

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Holy Spirit Young Adults 
Holy Spirit Parish, 1070 North Texas Street, Fairfield, CA 94533 

A ministry to serve young adults and led by young adults, preparing them for ministry in the local and wider Church.  

Meetings: Variety of different meetings held every Friday. 1070D North Texas Street, Fairfield, CA 94533. Consult our Facebook page noted above.  
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/HolySpiritYAY/ 
Contact: holyspirityaygroup@gmail.com  

WEST PLACER DEANERY

 

YOLO-DELTA DEANERY

St. James Young Adults
St. James Catholic Church, Davis, CA

Weekly meetings on Wednesdays to reflect on Gospel readings. Times and locations vary, depending on the season.

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/196899650350300/
 

MOTHER LODE DEANERY

 

MOVEMENTS AND REGIONAL MINISTRIES

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Search

Search is a retreat movement for laypersons within the Diocese of Sacramento. We serve young adults in Spanish, as well as English. Our purpose is to encourage self-discovery, interpersonal relationships, acceptance of Jesus Christ, and active participation within the Church. 

SEARCH es un movimiento de retiros para seglares de la diócesis católica de Sacramento. Esta al servicio de la juventud, tanto en español como en Inglés. Su propósito es de fomentar la auto identidad, las relaciones interpersonales, la aceptación de Jesucristo y la participación activa en la iglesi
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Meetings: Thursdays at 7pm in the school behind the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 711 T Street, Sacramento. 
Website: searchdesacramento.org
Contact: Lucia Ramirez - (916) 969-3246

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To the Heights

To the Heights exists for today’s modern young adult (18-39yrs). Our driving force is the acknowledgement of the restlessness in our hearts for a life of adventure and the discovery of our deeper purpose. Along our expeditions, we seek to encounter God’s love for us through the witness, wonder, and awe of His beautiful creation. But even greater than this, we yearn to discover His love in its purest and most dynamic form: the communion, prayer, and fellowship we experience together as Catholic Christians. 

Here the fresh air of the mountains, forests, beaches, and valleys give the human heart freedom to breathe, opening each of us to receive the very breath of God’s life within the soul.  Enwrapped together within this awe, communion, prayer, freedom, fellowship, and renewal, our past is redeemed by the saving power of Christ and our future only has one destination…TO THE HEIGHTS! 

For information on upcoming hikes and other events, visit their Facebook page