Looking to Book a Retreat, Challenge Course or Event at the AYRC?
If you are looking to inquire about information regarding the Archdiocesan Youth Retreat Center - maybe for a day, overnight or weekend retreat - or maybe a challenge course - or maybe even a corporate meeting - we can hopefully take care of your needs! We would ask you simply fill out our inquiry form and one of our staff will get back to you as soon as possible. CLICK HERE to be taken to our Online Inquiry Form Page.
Held every 2 years and dubbed "the Catholic Super Bowl of Youth Ministry" this event draws close to 25,000 teens and adults. Tho not til November of 2017 we are starting to make plans now. Come learn about this incredible event and how a group from your parish can join the Archdiocese of Newark's Pilgrimage to the 2017 NCYC! Gatherings will be held on Thursday October 27th from 11:30am to 1pm and again at night from 7:30pm to 9pm at the AYRC in Kearny.
Saturday November 19th is the Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC) is a day long event where high school teens from all over the archdiocese come together for a day of faith, fun and fellowship. The day features our Keynote Speaker Steve Angrisano and our Special Guests The Bosco Boys! The day will have workshops, food, mass and other various activities through out the day. It is a great time for all who come. Click on the picture to learn more, watch some videos and get paperwork to register a group from your parish to attend!
Sunday November 13th at 3pm will be the annual Youth Ministry Recognition Awards at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. We encourage parishes and high schools to honor up to TWO teens and ONE adult for the sharing of their time, talent and treasure in responding to the call of discipleship through service or ministry to their parish/school community. Click on the picture to learn more and access the form for submission.
Do you have a Young Adult Group or Ministry in your parish? Are you thinking of maybe starting one? Do you have questions on how to do it? We will be hosting several upcoming trainings on Young Adult Ministry during the next several months with the ultimate goal of helping parishes connect young adults more to them. Click on the picture to learn more and to register!