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CYO’s Catholic Coaching IS Ministry Aligned With Vatican Pronouncement »
Published Monday, Jun. 11, 2018
Giving the best of yourself: a Document on the Christian perspective on sport and the human person, released by the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life, is the Vatican’s first official document on sport and provides an expanded treatment of the Christian relationship to sport and the impact on participants, families and communities.
Coaching IS Ministry Comes to Archdiocese of Detroit »
Published Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

The Catholic Youth Organization in the Archdiocese of Detroit (CYO Detroit) will join in partnership with three nationally recognized Catholic sports education programs as it seeks to fulfill the mission of Unleash the Gospel to “undergo a missionary conversion” and change in the culture of Catholic sports.

Support CYO Programs »
Published Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

Now in our 85th year, CYO Detroit continues to serve SE Michigan communities touching the lives of over 30,000 children each year.  From CYO sports to camps to scouting and youth leadership, CYO makes a difference in a special and long lasting way. 

Supporting CYO Requires a Bit More Effort »
Published Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017
To make a donation in support of CYO in this year’s United Way campaign, just look to the spot where you can write in a charitable organization and put in Catholic Youth Organization.  United Way will continue to make sure that support flows through them to the agency.  Should you wish to donate directly, there are various ways that can be done. For more information on other options, including small monthly giving, automobile donations, planned giving through estates or wills, or in-kind contributions email or head to
Fall Pilgrimage Mass to St Therese of Lisieux Parish »
Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Please join the Catholic Youth Organization Spiritual Scouting Program for a pilgrimage mass to St. Therese of Lisieux Parish. Members and formermembers of all scouting groups and their families are invited. Current and former members are encouraged to

CYO Adult Committee »
Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
Are you looking to “give back?” Looking to “mentor” children? Maybe you just look good in red? If any of this applies to you, it sounds like you would fit in with the CYO Adult Committee! To find out more, read on.
W.I.N.D. News »
Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
Catholic Youth Organization in 2001 began a program specifically for middle school age youth entitled W.I.N.D. (Walking in New Directions). This is a one day Catholic Conference for 6th through 8th graders from parishes and schools throughout the six counties of our diocese.
Camps Connect News Flash »
Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
CYO Summer camp was the place to be this summer, as campers and staff journeyed on an “Adventure to the Summit!” On the first day of each program the staff greeted campers with enthusiasm, helping campers move into their bunks in preparation for the week’s activities. Each program was packed to the brim with excitement as the campers and staff enjoyed daily camp activities such as swimming in Lake Huron, archery, climbing wall, sports and games, arts and crafts, and many more!
CYO Athletics »
Published Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017
The CYO Athletic Fall Season is gearing up with practice starting August 9. Participating fall teams include 70 Football, 98 Boys and Girls Soccer, 168 Volleyball and 40 Cross Country teams. It's not too late to be a part of a tradition that goes back to 1933.
The Rainbow Story »
Published Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017
God granted the promise of a new beginning to Noah and his family through the symbol of the Rainbow. With that symbol in mind, a group of dedicated young leaders created a special opportunity for youth to gather and share in celebration of their common faith. Thus, Rainbow was created to give youth a new beginning. Each year since 1982, thousands of young people have gathered in Detroit to experience Rainbow. There is no single word to describe this phenomenon, but it shares a special place in the heart of over 50,000 of Detroit’s youth and adults that have come together to celebrate their faith, develop new friendships and carry forth the Word of the Lord.