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Mission Statement

Our Mission

The Diocese of Oakland Faith Formation for Children & Youth office supports the faith journey of our young people by promoting a comprehensive approach to youth ministry. Our goal is to support and equip those who serve in youth ministry with the tools and resources to create life changing Christo-centric formation in order to prepare our youth to live out Christ's call to discipleship.

We do this by:

  • Offering ongoing catechetical and enrichment opportunities
  • Providing resources, tools, and ongoing support
  • Providing ongoing communication about youth ministry matters
  • Coordinating Diocesan Youth Events in cooperation with youth ministry leaders


We support and encourage the comprehensive approach to children and youth ministry as outlined in Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Effective Ministry with Youth by the U.S., Conference of Catholic Bishops

Upcoming Events
Rachel's Vineyard Retreat

Apr 28 - 30

Family Evangelization

May 16, 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM

Steubenville NorCal - Youth Conference

Jul 28 - 30

II Encuentro de Alegría y Misión

Aug 5, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Catechist CrossFit II

Aug 12, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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