The Mission of Youth of Youth Department is to serve the young people of the St. Josaphat Eparchy in the area of youth activities and religious awareness. This responsibility belongs to all the members of the eparchy. It is the aim of the office to empower individuals to foster and nourish our Ukrainian Catholic heritage and tradition. The mission calls to give encouragement to individual men and women who manifest particular interest in the Church life, to participating in the life of local parish communities of the eparchy. The office assists youth in their pastoral needs and concerns, and fosters young participation in the Ukrainian community and mission of the Church. We strive to assist them in their activities and support their endeavor through personal contact and written communication. We are commissioned by and responsible to the Bishop of St. Josaphat Eparchy.