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*The following is a list of external links to recommended Catholic ministries for young men who are actively discerning their vocation and God’s call for their lives.

FOCUS (“The Fellowship of Catholic University Students is a Catholic collegiate outreach whose mission is to share the hope and joy of the gospel with college and university students, inspiring and equipping them for a lifetime of Christ-centered evangelization, discipleship and friendships in which they lead others to do the same.”)

Totus Tuus (“Totus Tuus is a Catholic summer youth program dedicated to sharing the Gospel and promoting the Catholic Faith through catechesis, evangelization, Christian witness and Eucharistic worship.”)

Camp Sancta Maria (“We seek to hire senior counselors who are navigating life successfully and enjoy a rich spiritual life. From seminarians to students from local universities, to students at Franciscan University in Steubenville, our counselors come to CSM because they enjoy working with youth.”)

Christ in the City (“Young adult missionaries live in a common house and share daily life together. They spend intentional time learning about the Catholic faith and resources to serve the homeless.”)

Life Teen Missions (“Full-time missions with Life Teen is an opportunity to dive into a year of formation at Covecrest, Hidden Lake or Haiti, that is rooted in the sacraments and focused on forming missionary disciples dedicated to leading teens closer to Christ.”)

Net Ministries (“NET Ministries challenges young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church. Every August, 175 young Catholics aged 18-28 leave behind their jobs, school, family, and friends to devote nine months to serving with the National Evangelization Teams (NET).”)

St. Paul Street Evangelization Missionaries (“The St. Paul Street Evangelization Urban Missionary Program offers Catholics the opportunity to become a paid full time missionary with SPSE. Our missionary program is not limited to college-age students. Any Catholic 18 years and older can apply.”)

Become Fire Missionaries (“Become Fire Missionaries offer a year of service, working with the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit at St. Mary of Redford Church in Detroit.”)

SOLT Missionary Volunteers (“Many young people, in service to the poor, volunteer in missions every year, finding a life-giving environment to discern their vocations and share the love of Jesus Christ.”)

Capuchin Franciscan Volunteer Corps (“Cap Corps is a year long, post-graduate service program for young adults with locations in Cleveland, OH & Washington, DC. Cap Corps Volunteers work full time in education, healthcare, or social service positions, and live simply in intentional community with other volunteers. The program is sponsored by the Capuchin Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Augustine who support the volunteers through weekly community nights, spiritual direction, retreats, and fellowship.”)

The Culture Project (“The Culture Project is an initiative of young people set out to restore culture through the experience of virtue. We proclaim the dignity of the human person and the richness of living sexual integrity, inviting our culture to become fully alive.”)

Knights of Columbus (“Since 1882, membership in the Knights of Columbus has been open to men 18 years of age or older who are ‘practical’ (that is, practicing) Catholics in union with the Holy See. Together, we’re empowering Catholic men to live their faith at home, in their parish, at work and in their community.”)

Echo Graduate Service Program (“Earn a Master of Arts in Theology at the University of Notre Dame while serving in a parish or school in one of the Echo partner dioceses located throughout the United States. Echo students benefit from a robust formation program that integrates their work, study, and life of faith to serve the Church, explore a career in ministry, all while growing as a disciple and leader in catechesis and evangelization.”)

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