Radar - Young Adult Newsletter


We pray that your life in Christ continues to be inflamed, even in these freezing temps! 

Please see below some great resources and events for our community in the month of January.

We are very excited to partner this month with Lockport young adults for the Theology on Tap event with Bishop Perry. Don’t miss this chance to learn more about what a rule of life might look like for you.

Hope to see you there!

Know of our prayers.

The YAM team: Drew and Yazmin


TOT Poster with Bishop Perry

Theology on Tap: Creating an Intentional Plan for your Life

Did you know that you don't need to be a religious community to have a Rule of Life? Join us and the Lockport Young Adults on Monday, January 31, as Bishop Joseph Perry talks about how to create an intentional plan of life that is productive, while nurturing our discipleship with Christ toward seeing some real results for our lives. The talk will be followed by time for questions.


TOT Winter series poster

Theology on Tap: Winter Series

January 2022
The Lockport Young Adults will be hosting the 2022 TOT Winter Series in January. They have an amazing lineup that includes Veronica Lamlech, Deacon Kevin Neis, Fr. Max Behna, and Bishop Joseph Perry. Join them for the last couple of sessions this January 24, and 31 at Ember's Tap House. Click here for details.

Walk for Life

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2022

The Northeast Youth Ministry Deanery is teaming up to be a face and a voice for the pro-life movement while bringing Jesus to the streets of Glen Ellyn! The Walk for Life will begin with 8am Mass at St. Petronille which will be followed by a Eucharistic procession through Glen Ellyn and end with Benediction at St. James. Sign up here. 
Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

Jan. 29- Feb. 1, 2022
For more than 30 years, the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering (CSMG) has brought together hundreds of participants whose faith inspires them to address pressing current domestic and global challenges affecting our most vulnerable brothers and sisters at home and around the world. Scholarships are available! Click here for details and registration

Women of the Way: Living in Faith

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2022
If Jesus is calling you to a time of reflection, the intimacy of adoration, peaceful prayer, and the company of other women, this is for you! Join online for the second Women of the Way Event in the series: Remain in Me, based on John 15:1-17, presented by Danette Perry. RSVP at

Visit Vianney Seminary

February 17-19, 2022

Are you hearing God's call? Join the Diocese of Joliet Seminarians for a visit to St. John Vianney College Seminary February 17-19, 2022.  Register at


Totus Tuus

Apply by April 15, 2022

Totus Tuus is now hiring leaders for the Summer 2022 program! Leaders are college-aged, young adults who are good role models looking for adventure this Summer. If you know of anyone who may qualify, please invite them to apply. Apply at 

Mix, Mingle, & Ministry

Thursday, Jan. 27
Take time out of your busy schedule to "mix and mingle" with others across the United States who are engaged in ministry with young adults (at the parish, diocese, or campus, and in movements and organizations): next Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 1p CT. Register here today:

Given Institute Forum

June 21-25, 2022

The GIVEN Forum is designed for young adult Catholic women, seeking leadership training, faith formation, and mentoring to better understand and pursue their particular mission and vocation. Acceptance to a GIVEN cohort includes a year of one-on-one mentorship. Apply by February 18, 2022 at

World Youth Day

Lisbon 2023

World Youth Day (WYD) is a worldwide encounter with the Pope celebrated about every three years in a different country. The most recent WYD was celebrated in Panama City, Panamá from January 22-27, 2019 and the next World Youth Day will be held in Lisbon, Portugal in 2023. Ready to experience World Youth Day for yourself? Sign up for info here. 

The Pope Video

Religious Discrimination and Persecution: Let us pray for all those suffering from religious discrimination and persecution; may their own rights and dignity be recognized, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family.

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