Vision for the National Dialogue
The vision of this initiative is an energized and unified Church committed to
forming and engaging youth and young adults as missionary disciples.

Overall Goals of National Dialogue

  • To achieve the stated vision, the National Dialogue will bring together diverse voices of youth,   young adults, parents, ministry leaders, religious, pastors, and bishops in this national conversation. A key focus of the National Dialogue is the understanding that young people are also agents of ministry.
  • To include different models, approaches, movements, and ministerial contexts involved in ministry to young Catholics, such as those in youth, campus, and young adult ministries; pastoral juvenil hispana and other ethnic ministries; religious communities and institutes; educational institutions; national organizations and networks; lay ecclesial movements; among others.
  • To encourage, empower, and prepare the church to embrace the process and act upon the results of the XV Ordinary Synod and V Encuentro in their ministries with youth and young adults.
  • To mobilize and prepare young adults, parents, and ministry leaders with training and resources for these ministries.