NET Ministries

A nonprofit organization

25 donors

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).

Divided into 16 teams, they travel across the U.S. for nine months to share the Gospel with young people and their families. Since 1981, NET teams have led over 34,000 retreats and ministered to more than 2.1 million young Catholics.

In addition to the teams, NET offers:

  • Training for youth ministry leaders
  • Local teen Masses and events
  • Extended summer retreats held across the U.S.
  • Formation and training opportunities for young adults
  • Training resources for adults and teaching resources for teens specifically designed with small groups in mind through YDisciple 

NET Ministries fulfills its mission by:

  • Proclaiming the Gospel of Christ through a personal witness of faith
  • Inviting young people to live for Christ
  • Forming young people in Christian character through the study and practice of their faith
  • Equipping youth workers and young adults with the ministry skills needed for evangelization

NET Ministries is under the ecclesial vigilance of the Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda, Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. 

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NET Ministries

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110 Crusader Ave W
West Saint Paul, MN 55118