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OFFICE OF PASTORAL SERVICES

The Office of Pastoral Services leads the diocesan efforts for Marriage and Family LifeCatechesis, Evangelization, and Youth Ministry, Child and Youth Protection, Prison and Jail, Care Facility and Respect Life Ministries.

Contact us by email or call us at (719) 636-2345 for assistance.



 

PROGRAM MANAGER
Maria Magalong

DIRECTOR OF RESPECT LIFE APOSTOLATE
Julie Bailey

DIRECTOR OF CHILD AND YOUTH PROTECTION
Deacon Tom Dickinson

DIRECTOR OF CATECHESIS, EVANGELIZATION, AND YOUTH MINISTRY
Gary Niemerg

DIRECTOR OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE
Deacon Mike McGrady

  • CATECHESIS, EVANGELIZATION, YOUTH MINISTRY
  • CHILD AND YOUTH PROTECTION
  • MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE
  • MINISTRY AT CARE FACILITIES
  • PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY
  • RESPECT LIFE
Pastoral-staff 100px It is an exciting time for youth ministry in the Diocese of Colorado Springs! New thoughts, ideas and visions are coming forward as we transition to meet the needs of our youth. Stay tuned for updates as we move forward with plans to lead our youth into a closer relationship with Christ as his disciples and ultimately prepare them to be missionaries for the Lord as they enter young adulthood.

 

  • Catechist Formation and Certification
  • How to Become Catholic
  • Religious Education Guidelines for Youth
  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults - for RCIA Leaders
  • Youth Ministry

LEARN MORE

blue pinwheel 100x100 The history of our own diocese reflects a determination to do everything in our power to prevent exploitation of our children and youth.

 

  • Procedures for Reporting Sexual Misconduct
  • Procedures for Reporting Sexual Misconduct by a Bishop
  • Safe Environment Training
National-Marriage-Week--100px The Office of Marriage and Family Life offers education programs and services to promote an authentic Catholic vision of marriage as well as coordinates  the marriage prep program for the Diocese.

 

  • Marriage Resource Links
  • Miscarriage and Infant Loss Support
  • Natural Family Planning
female-nurse-assists_senior-living-100px The Diocese of Colorado Springs provides pastoral care to Catholics living in long-term care facilities.

 

prison-100px The primary mission of the Prison and Jail Ministry is to bring the love and mercy of God to all we meet. We offer hope to those who may be in chaos as we treat the incarcerated with dignity. Our services are both liturgical and sacramental.