Saint Joseph Church Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Saint Joseph Church     Coopersburg, Pennsylvania

The Diocese of Allentown Office of Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministry (OYYAFM) serves as a resource to parishes in their efforts to do the following:

  • Empower youth and young adults to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world.
  • Draw youth and young adults to responsibile participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic community.
  • Foster the human, intellectual and spiritual formation of youth and young adults.

The staff of OYYAM provide parish leadership formation, mentoring, and ongoing support as well as Diocesan opportunities for youth and young adults to experience the fullness of the Catholic faith.

Our office provides assistance to parish staff, volunteers, and parishioners in the following areas:

  • Youth Ministry
  • Young Adult Ministry
  • Catholic Youth Organization (CYO)
  • Scouting


Office for Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministry
2145 Madison Ave. 
Bethlehem, PA 18017 
Phone: 610-289-8900
Fax:  610-289-7917


Alexa Doncsecz, Assistant Coordinator 
Phone: 610-289-8900 ext 35


Samantha Hennis, Assistant Coordinator 
Phone: 610-289-8900 ext 22


Daniel Jones, Assistant Coordinator, CYO
Phone:  610-289-8900 ext. 30 



Lehigh Deanery

November 26th, 3:00 pm 
St. Paul
920 S. 2nd St., Allentown

May 20th, 1:00 pm
St. Ann
415 S. 6th St., Emmaus

December 10th, 11:30 am
St. John the Baptist
3024 S. Ruch St., Whitehall

June 3rd, 11:30 am 
St. Peter
4 S. 5th St., Coplay

January 28th, 11:15 am
Assumption BVM
2181 Washington Ave., Northampton

July 8th, 12:30 pm
St. Joseph the Worker
1879 Applewood Dr., Orefield

February 18th, 11:30 am 
Annunciation BVM
122 W. Union St., Catasauqua

August 19th, 1:00 pm
Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena
1825 W. Turner St., Allentown

March 4th, 1:00 pm
Holy Trinity
4456 Main St., Whitehall

September 30th, 11:30 am 
St. John Fisher
1229 3rd St., North Catasauqua

April 16th, 1:30 pm
St. Thomas More
1040 Flexer Ave., Allentown

October 28th, 12:00 pm
Sacred Heart
1817 1st St., Bethlehem

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