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Publications and Research

YTM Evaluation Documents

YTM Executive Summary (.pdf)

Pre/Post-YTM Youth Data and Research - 2008-2014 (.pdf)

YTM Youth Curricular Component Evaluations - 2000-2014 (.pdf)

Evaluating Adolescent Catechesis (article by Dr. Jeffrey Kaster in Religious Education 106, No. 1, 63-81)

Assessing Christian Discipleship Formation in Catholic Youth Ministry (dissertation by Dr. Jeffrey Kaster)

Articles about YTM

Youth and the Future of the Church (article by Victor J. Klimoski in Saint John's Magazine, Summer/Fall 2014 issue)

Conversion of the Heart (article by Bridgette Powers - Youth 2002-2003, Counselor 2006-2009, 2013 - in Saint John's Abbey Banner, Winter 2013 issue)

Lost and Found: Catechesis on the Care of Creation (article by Dr. Jeffrey Kaster and Craig Gould in New Theology Review, March 2014)


Mustard Seed (YTM Annual Report)






Research on Youth Faith Engagement and Vocational Discernment

Sticky Faith (research from Fuller Seminary)

Pathways to Ministry (article by Barbara Wheeler of the Auburn Center for the Study of Theological Education)