The Division of Youth Ministry in the Office for Parish Services serves the Diocese of San Jose by developing the leadership of youth ministry. We do this be advocating the need for parishes to respond to the needs of young people in their parish, 6th through 12th grade. We also help parishes develop sustainable structures that allow their youth ministry to thrive. A major component of what we do is to provide training and resources for youth ministry coordinators, pastors and clergy, and the many volunteer leaders that make a thriving and successful youth ministry possible. Our goal is also to provide the support a parish needs in the development of youth ministry.
Steve Do, Director (408.983.0122)
Steve has been part of the chancery staff since July of 2010. Steve has served the communities of youth and young adults for the past thirteen years at various churches and schools including St. Martin of Tours, St. Clare, St. Joseph of Cupertino, St. John Vianney, St. Cyprian and most recently at Holy Spirit Church. Steve is passionate about growing in faith and leadership and inspiring others.
He received his B.A. in Religious Studies at Santa Clara University and is happily married with three children.
Robbie Ocampo, Associate Director (408.983.0207) Robbie comes with extensive leadership experience in youth and young adult ministry at St. John the Baptist Church and also as an advisor for the Northern California Catholic Youth Ministry region of Couples for Christ Youth USA. Robbie is also a gifted musician and currently serves as the Music Director for Youth and Young Adult at St. John the Baptist. In addition to his parish ministry background, Robbie was a Program Coordinator for Sacred Heart Community Services where he supervised the volunteer program by providing training and support to over 100 volunteers each day.
Robbie brings passion, energy, love of youth and young adult ministry, and deep sense of spirituality to the team.