Young Adult Ministry
Living out faith through service, fellowship and Mass.

Engaging Young Catholics in Faith

The Miraculous Medal Shrine provides many opportunities for young adults and young adult families to come together and live out their faith. Throughout the year, the Shrine hosts events and programs designed to engage young Catholics in faith, fellowship and service.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Rosary-making Classes

According to Pope St. John Paul II, “The Rosary, reclaimed in its full meaning, goes to the very heart of...

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The Year of Saint Joseph

4 Fridays in March. 7:30 p.m., Zoom. Honoring and commemorating St. Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church.

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Lenten Holy Hour/Happy Hour

Thursday, Mar. 18, 7:30 p.m. Facebook: Sorrowful Mysteries reflection and Rosary recitation

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Lenten Soup for the Catholic Soul

Wednesday, Mar. 24, Zoom, Soup Making: 6:00 p.m., Lenten Prayer 7:00 p.m.

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Virtual Stations of the Cross

Thursday, Mar. 26, 7:30 p.m. Facebook: Meditative journey through the Stations of the Cross

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Virtual Leadership Retreat

The retreat is being rescheduled. Check back for future date.

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News & Reflections

Today’s Evangelization

The coronavirus pandemic has put an unprecedented halt on the world’s social gatherings. In a mere six months, large community events look like relics of the past. In Philadelphia, many scheduled young adult activities had to be postponed or cancelled. However, event leaders have navigated through unchartered territory by maintaining strong virtual connections with their communities. It’s been challenging, but these intrepid young leaders...

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Exposing Human Trafficking

Sr. Michelle Loisel, DC, will tell anyone, anywhere, anytime about the scourge of today's human trafficking.

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Hope & Healing

By Deacon James Mahoney “If you can?  Said Jesus, Everything is possible for one who believes.” –Mark 9:23 There is a great deal going on in the 9th Chapter of Mark.  It begins with the transfiguration.  Jesus takes Peter, James, and John up a high mountain and before their eyes he is transformed.  Mark tells us, “Six days later, Jesus took with Him Peter and James...

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Young Adults Watching Videos at a laptop

Sharing some Positivity, One Video at a Time

The coronavirus outbreak may cause stress and anxiety, making it difficult to cope, creating a general sense of uncertainty. It’s hard to escape the negative news that’s prevalent on TV and in social media. With that, we decided to compile a list of uplifting videos, which inspire, make us smile, and give us hope during these unprecedented times. A Vincentian Minute The Vincentians of the Eastern...

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Young Adults In Mary’s Arms: New Facebook Group For Young Adults

If you are looking for a virtual young adult community to discuss the Catholic Faith, intercede for fellow young adult members, and deepen your relationship with our Blessed Mother, this is the place for you! Check out our new Facebook page today, and don’t forget to invite your friends!

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Marian Advice During These Troubling Times

Back in the good ole’ days (literally a week or so ago), we would grudgingly get out of bed on a Sunday morning and get ready for Mass. We had the luxury of choosing a church to go to with a Mass schedule that fit our needs. It was truly a gift knowing that we had so many choices…so many chances to participate in...

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