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Portland Catholic Young Adult Ministries


Local Catholic Young Adult Ministries

Don’t see your young adult ministry on this list? Want to host a table at one of our events?

Please contact Sarah Kuenzi at


Young Catholic Professionals

Our events are open to all young adults in their 20s and 30s!

With a few exceptions, Young Catholic Professional events are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month near the Portland metro area (occasionally near Newberg). Day retreats are held on a Saturday in Advent and Lent in the Salem/Mt. Angel area. 

Find information about our local events and membership program!

Follow @ycpportland on Facebook and Instagram.


Archdiocese of Portland

We encourage you to check out the resources and events for young adults through the Archdiocese of Portland!

Vist the webpage at

Contact Lexie Torres, Coordinator for Young Adult and Campus Ministry, at


Downtown/NW Portland

St. Mary’s Cathedral

Young Mass and Gathering, usually the 3rd Monday of the month, starting with the 5:30 p.m. Mass.

Contact Sarah Schneider with questions at

Find updates at

Follow @maryscathedralpdx on Instagram or @cathedralpdx on Facebook.


St. Michael the Archangel

Learn about their many ministries for young adults, including Holy Hour / Social Hour, Sunday Soccer, Young Adult Mass, Works of Mercy, and households at

Email with questions.

Follow @st.michael_ark on Instagram or @Arkpdx on Facebook.


St. Patrick’s Catholic Church

While St. Patrick’s does not have an official young adult ministry, a large percentage of the active parishioners are young adults (several of whom have been involved with YCP). Join for a Sunday Mass, followed with coffee and donuts, and say hello!

Visit to learn more.


East Side

Holy Rosary

Young Adults Night for ages 18 - 35 is usually held after the 5:30 pm Mass on 2nd Sunday of the month. Includes Adoration and a gathering. Drinks With Dominicans is also held on certain Thursdays.

Check for updated info at or


Christ the King (Milwaukie)

For unmarried young adults ages 18-30, follows four-meeting cycle of Fraternity, Service, Spiritual, and Catechetical Sundays.

Gathers every other Sunday after the 11:00 Mass, with off-campus lunch following.

Visit for details.

Email Ian Burt at, or during the school year.


Ascension Catholic Church

Parish events as well as carpooling to other events further away. 

Visit for updates.

Contact Michael Boltri, Coordinator of Single & Married Young Adults, at


North Portland

Holy Redeemer

Past events have included a Hike & Lunch or a Fellowship Dinner.

Please contact Fr. Cameron Cortens, C.S.C., for more information at


West Side/ Beaverton

Holy Trinity (Beaverton)

For 20s and early 30s. Activities have included a book club and potluck, basketball on Wednesday evenings, and Adoration with a Bonfire Social.

Visit for more information.

Contact Nick Krautscheid, Pastoral Coordinator for Young Adult Ministry, at

Follow @holytrinity.ya on Instagram.


Willamette Valley

Mt. Angel Abbey (Mount Angel)

Encounter Young Adult Nights for ages 18-35, usually on the 4th Friday of the month besides summer break. 

Evening includes Vespers, Eucharistic Adoration, Confession, dinner, Lectio Divina, and fellowship at the Benedictine Brewery. Suggested donation of $10 to cover cost of dinner and snacks.

Contact / RSVP to or

Upcoming events listed on


Salem-Keizer Young Adults (Salem)

Dinner and guest speakers, often on the first Friday of the month, to build Catholic fellowship in Salem-Keizer and surrounding areas for ages 18,19, 20s, & 30s.

See upcoming events at

For questions, email Eddie Caudel at


Saint James Young Adults (McMinnville)

Fellowship for adults under 40 years old to help them grow in faith and to enjoy, strengthen, and serve the St. James community.

Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. fellowship, prayer, learning, and discussion, with informal events on months with a 5th Tuesday.

Visit or more information. 

Join the Facebook group at


Saint Alice Young Adults (Springfield)

The new young adult ministry for men and women in their 20s and 30s is kicking off with a Holy Hour & Social on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Join the Flocknote page and see more info at

Email Ally, the Coordinator of Young Adult Ministry, at with any questions or ideas. 

Follow the new Instagram page @stalice_ya.