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St. Kevin CYO, Springfield



  • CYO sports is one component of a parish's comprehensive youth ministry program which enable the partnership of parents, coaches, priests, religious, teachers, and adult leaders to manage and support a sports program that allows youth to grow in their relationship with God and come to better understand themselves and the Catholic faith.

  • Such a program:

  • employs healthy and enjoyable competition to promote the sharing of gospel values among athletes, parents, and coaches.

  • assists parish leadership in nourishing the emotional, spiritual, social, and physical needs of young people.

  • encourages young people to appreciate the gifts that they possess, and challenges them to share these gifts with their commuity.

  • allows youth to witness the life of Christian discipleshipin their coaches and adult leaders.

  • encourages youth to become responsible members of their faith community.

Last Updated on 08/16/2008 by