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James Holzhauer-Chuckas, ObSB, CDP |

Mirka Gallo, MSW |



United Catholic Youth Ministries (UCYM) is a regional parish-based ministry in Evanston that serves youth, young adults, and families in the parishes of St. Athanasius, St. Joan of Arc, St. Mary, St. Nicholas, and St. Athanasius and Pope John XXIII schools. The UCYM Center and Office are located on the St. Nicholas Parish campus.


UCYM has four pastoral ministry focuses: Youth Ministry, Young Adult Ministry , Campus Ministry , and Hispanic Ministry and integrates four pillars of ministry: service, worship, faith formation, and community building.


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