What Is It?

Taizé Prayer, in the church of Saint-Thomas d’Aquin, Quebec City.

This special “Year for God” enables a young adult believer to follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ to live the Gospel. The commitment takes place within the mission of the Diocesan Church in connection with youth and vocational ministries, in preparation for mission.



Young men and women participants in “A Year for God” commit themselves to work as full-time volunteers helping to prepare the 2008 International Eucharistic Congress, in connection with diocesan youth and vocational ministries (Dina Bélanger Festival, Diocesan WYD, Taizé, etc.).

Community life

These young adults are sent, two by two, to stay with a religious community and share its everyday life. This is an opportunity to experience community prayer and to discover the spirituality of the host community.


Throughout the year, young adults in the “Year for God” Mission benefit by various training sessions: human, spiritual, heritage, liturgical, etc. Also offered are renewal weekends and times of communal sharing.

The Youth Cross “surfs” in the hands of young adults as a sign of veneration.


Young adult men and women aged 18 to 35 who:


Officially, each “Year” begins in mid-September and ends in mid-June. However, it is also possible to enroll from January to December.


Maison des services diocésains de Quebec
1073, boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest
Quebec City, Quebec  G1S 4R5


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© 2008 International Eucharistic Congress