Welcome to UCYM!
St. Nicholas Parish is proud to be part of United Catholic Youth Ministries (UCYM)! UCYM is a multi-parish ministry that serves youth, young adults, and families. UCYM has four main pastoral ministry focuses:
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UCYM has two office locations: one at St. Nicholas Parish and the other located at St. Mary Parish at 1012 Lake Street, Evanston, IL 60201 | 847-864-0333, ext. 231
Religious Education: Please visit the Religious Education Page.
Kid's Choir & Teen Ensemble: Please visit the Music Ministry Page.
Nursery Co-op: Parents can drop off their children in a fun play space during the 9:00 am Mass to participate in a shared nursery program. Sign-up and parent participation required.
Children's Liturgy of the Word: Children meet to break open the Word of God in an age-appropriate way, no registration or regular attendance required. Available in English and Spanish during 9:00 am Masses and in Spanish at 1:00 pm Mass.
Mirka Gallo (Bilingual)
Associate Director, UCYM
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Jacqueline Beale-DelVecchio (English)
Nora Bondi (English)
Erika Castro (Spanish)
Books Bags: Borrow a different bag of books during church for your child each week to read and discover during Mass - simply return to the book tree when you’re done.
Youth Ministry at St. Nicholas Parish offers a number of opportunities for young people in 6th-12th grade. Youth Ministry has four pillars that support it:
POPE JOHN XXIII CAMPUS MINISTRY
Youth & Campus Ministry supports and assists in enriching the lives of students at Pope John XXIII School through participation in liturgy, opportunities for service, and connection with parish life. Visit the Campus Ministry page for more information.
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY
Pastoral Juvenil accompanies Youth & Young Adult Ministry (YYAM) in providing an approach that includes the family and leadership development, especially to our Hispanic young people. Visit the Pastoral Juvenil page for more information.
ADULT SUPPORT & YOUTH FORMATION BOARD
The Adult Support & Youth Formation Board (Youth Board) is a multi-parish board that has authority in advising and setting strategic goals for the UCYM Ministry Team. Visit the Youth Board page for more information.
UCYM MINISTRY TEAM