Click the video above for an introduction to DYMUSA and our programs!

What We Do

The Dominican Youth Movement USA connects today’s youth and young adults to the Dominican tradition of preaching and the participant’s own call to preach. Through our programs and workshops that offer a time, place, and context for establishing impactful relations, we build faith and strengthen our young people’s commitment to God, community, family, preaching, social justice, and the Dominican Order.

In 2015, DYMUSA brought together five different programs engaging young people of high school age through their young adult years – unifying their support and promoting their collective social impact.

DYMUSA PROGRAMS

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Our Programs

Our organization is new but our programs and workshops are established and well known. Collectively our programs have introduced over 4000 young people to the Dominican Charism.

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Youth Preaching Workshops

At these workshops students are exposed to the different ways we, the people of God, can preach through dance, music, drama, art, storytelling, to name just a few.

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Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference

The conference empowers students to discover and deepen the preacher within through prayer, study, community, and the Dominican Family.

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National College “Preaching in Action” Conference

It’s about gathering together to discover how each of us is called to preach the Gospel message in our own unique way.

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Dominican Young Adults USA

DYAUSA provides an environment where young adults can share, explore, and integrate their faith lives.

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Dominican Houses of Hospitality

Communities for young adults who are looking to live with other young adults, pray with other young adults and learn from one another.

DYMUSA needs YOUR help!

As we look to grow the Dominican Youth Movement USA, we NEED your help, passion and commitment. Perhaps you wish to give of your time, talent, or treasure. For more information on how you can get involved, please click on the button below.

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“The challenge of evangelization of the young certainly calls on us to promote the groups that may take part in the coordination of these Youth Movements, not as pastoral groups for young people, but rather as groups of young missionaries to the young.”

– Father Bruno Cadoré, Master of the Dominican Order.

DYMUSA Service Opportunities!

Looking for a service opportunity in the Long Island area? Look no further! Click here to learn more about our local service opportunities.

Recent DYMUSA News

Knowing What It’s Like to Be Truly Cold, Hungry, Dirty, Scared and Lonely

“I can’t adequately describe how it feels to know that you truly stink. It’s the most humiliating, degrading, dehumanizing thing.… more

DYM USA Announces New Executive Director, Sr. Katherine Frazier, OP

It is with great joy and excitement that the Board of Directors of the Dominican Youth Movement USA announces the… more

Young Adult Spotlight: Nicolette Agresta

Young Adult Spotlight: Nicolette Agresta “Before the National “Preaching in Action” conference, I often judged myself and others and wondered… more

Midnight Runs with Dale Williams

Join us on Thursday night 5/19 @ 7:30 pm EST for a presentation on “Homeless in America,” the CONTINUOUS epidemic… more

Fr. James Martin on “The Jesus of the Gospels . . . Searching out the lost, forsaken, abandoned, ostracized, and outcast”

DYM USA welcomed Fr. James Martin, SJ on Thursday, April 21, 2022. Please read Sister Gina’s reflection below: When Jesus… more

Faith in Time of War

DYM USA is invited to join the discussion: “What Makes Sense When Nothing Makes Sense? Faith in Time of War.”… more

The Inaugural DYM USA Gala

A Night to Remember… The night began with a warm welcome to all as gala attendees joined virtually across the… more

A Conversation with Fr. James Martin, SJ

“How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity.” Join DYM… more

Laudato Si’ – Why Is This Something I Should Know About?

Discover Laudato Si’ Thurs, March 24, 2022 at 7:30 PM EST. Presentation and discussion led by Sister Honora Nolty “The… more