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Catholic Youth Organization

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Catholic Youth Organization

Since May of 1939, the Catholic Youth Organization for the Archdiocese of Detroit has been fulfilling its mission in service to the Catholic community of Metro Detroit.  Our founding documents put forth the main purpose of CYO as “The development of Catholic life in the Catholic Youth. Now, more than ever before, in the wake of the movement from “maintenance to mission” as directed in “Unleash The Gospel,” CYO seeks to reinvigorate all current programming and to create an atmosphere that will encourage young people to join the “band of joyful missionary disciples.”

Cultivating Catholic Character is not just part of our mission, it is our passion and we do it without regard to race, ethnicity, social status.

CYO operates four main programs:

Youth Leadership Development
Spiritual Scouting
Boys and Girls Camps

It is through these programs, that reach across religious, geographic, racial, gender and generational lines, that the mission of CYO will accomplished. 

For more information click on the programs below, email, or call 313-963-7172
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