Café Catholica

Summer Cafe Catholica Series: ONLINE

Café Catholica ONLINE: Summer 2020

The Café Catholica summer series is open to all young adults (ages 18-39+) and features dynamic speakers, prayer, and connection. Café Catholica is held on for four Mondays in July from 7:00-8:30 pm. This year’s theme is: Fully Alive. Due to concerns with COVID-19, this year’s program will be held online. Registration is free, but donations are accepted. To register go to:  

July 6, 2020: Loving Fully: Complicated, Simple, Possible
Matt & Stephanie Regitz, Survive and Thrive Ministry

July 13, 2020: Full Life for All
Jennifer Carr Allmon, Executive Director of Texas Catholic Conference

July 20, 2020: Fully Alive in the Eucharist
Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston

July 27, 2020: SPIRIT NIGHT: Full of Joy: Missionary Discipleship
Bob Rice, Professor from Franciscan University of Steubenville

Click here to Register
for Cafe Catholica ONLINE 2020.


Café Connect Discussion Groups

With Café Catholica moving online, we invite all young adults (ages 18-39) to sign up for a Café Connect Discussion Group. These groups will meet once a week during the month of July following the Monday online talks. We have more than a 20 groups forming, so you can sign up for a time that works with your schedule. We will also post information about the facilitators so you can connect with other young adults in your area. Registration information for these groups is available below. Registration slots are limited. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with other Catholic young adults through Café Catholica.

Click here to register for a Café Connect Discussion Group!

Download the Café Catholica App

All Café Catholica information will be available on a handy app! Download the app for session details, parking information, extra prayers, and exhibitor information. There will be links available in the app to ask the speaker questions each night and a weekly survey to let us know what you think! Download the app now and don’t miss any of the Café fun!

Text the word "app" to 88202 or search for "myParish" in the app store. Download the app. When it says "find my parish" search for "Cafe" or search by zip code. Tap Cafe Catholica. 


Become a Café Catholica Sponsor

Please consider advertising your ministry or business with us at Café Catholica. We are anticipating between 600-900 young adults to attend each session. Café Catholica 2020 will be held online. Register here to join us:

Cafe Catholica will be held on:

July 6: Matt & Stephanie Regitz
July 13: Jennifer Carr Allmon
July 20: Cardinal DiNardo
July 27: SPIRIT NIGHT: Bob Rice

*Spirit Night: This is a special night of Café Catholica when we will invite all participants to show some Spirit, either for their school or favorite sports team. We hope to especially invite any recent graduates from high school or college to attend as newcomers to Young Adult Ministry.

There is ONE way to advertise with us in 2020:

Purchase an ad in our Café booklet. The booklet includes information about the speakers and topics, upcoming young adult events, and ads from our sponsors. This is a great way to get your name, ministry, or business seen by hundreds of young adults. Total image size should be:

Full Page

8 x 5


Half Page

5 x 4.25


Quarter Page

2.5 x 4


All graphic ads will be used in 3 ways:

 1. BOOKLET: We will still be creating a booklet with all graphic ads included in one place. We will share this document with young adults each week through the chat bar of the Webinar. We will also email this booklet to all participants at the end of the series.

 2. POWER POINT PRESENTATION: We will place all graphic ads in our power point presentation and give a verbal shout out to all organizations during the online presentation of the Café Catholica night. This offering will coincide with the size of graphic purchased:

  • Full Page Ad: Mentioned all 4 nights.
  • Half Page Ad: Mentioned 2 of 4 nights.
  • Quarter Page Ad: Mentioned 1 of 4 nights.

 3. SOCIAL MEDIA: All graphic ads will be posted on our office social media sites once during the month of July. All organization Web sites will be listed in the Café Catholica App.

Graphics must be sent in an image format (JPG, PNG, etc.). Please no PDF files. All graphics need to be sent to by June 22, 2020. All ads are subject to approval by the YACM office and venue staff. All Café Sponsors must register online by June 22, 2020.

To Register as a Sponsor for Cafe Catholica Click here.


Audio Recordings from

Café Catholica 2020

July 6: "Loving Fully: Complicated, Simple, Possible" with Matt & Stephanie Regitz

Audio Recordings from Café Catholica Lite

March 12: "UnFiltered: Removing Our Masks" with Ansel Augustine

November 7: "A Thousand Paths to Holiness" with Meg Hunter-Kilmer

September 12: "Intentional Dating in a Throwaway Culture" with Brian Henritze

Café Catholica Lite 2020-21

Café Catholica Lite will be returning starting in September 2020 and run through May 2021. 

Please see dates and locations below. Speaker information and talk titles will be posted soon.

September 24, 2020: St. Ignatius of Loyola, Spring

November 19, 2020: St. Paul, Houston (League City)

January 14, 2021: St. Laurence, Sugar Land

March 25, 2021: Sts. Simon and Jude, Woodlands

May 13, 2021: Holy Family, Galveston

For more information contact the Office for Young Adult and Campus Ministry at or or 713-741-8778.


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