During their high school
and college years, young adults often search for information about
their faith. Saint Meinrad's "One Bread, One Cup" summer
conferences and College Ministerial Internship Program offer a
chance for them to deepen their faith and solidify their identity
'One Bread, One Cup' Conferences
Each summer, hundreds of high school youth and their campus or
youth ministers come to Saint Meinrad to learn more about their
faith and try out ministries they can use in their home parishes.
They learn to be lectors, cantors, sacristans, extraordinary
ministers of Holy Communion and more.
College Ministerial Internship
Helping to guide these groups through the process are more than
20 college interns from across the country. These young adults are
taught by monks and faculty of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of
Theology during a six-week program that strengthens their spiritual
foundation and prepares them to be future leaders for the
Support the Youth Endowment
These programs were begun with a generous grant
from Lilly Endowment, Inc. Now, Saint Meinrad is building an
endowment to secure the programs' future and keep costs affordable
for the participants.
By supporting this endowment, you will give young Catholics the
opportunity to learn more about their faith and their role as
Make a gift to the youth endowment by using our secure online giving form.
Choose "Youth Endowment" under the "Use My Gift For" section of the
To discuss a gift to the youth endowment, contact Mike
Ziemianski at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Find out more about the "One Bread, One Cup" conferences and
college intern program at oboc.saintmeinrad.edu.