Diocese of St. Petersburg - Youth Ministry at 6363 Ninth Avenue North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710 US - Our Staff
Yvonne Maggio, Secretary for the Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office
Ryan M. Phelan, Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
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Ryan was born and raised in a suburb outside of New York City and at the age of fifteen be began working at a nearby Catholic retreat center. During college he was involved in the Newman Center and after receiving a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Temple University, he became the Associate Director of Youth Ministry for the Eastern Province of the Salesians of Don Bosco. There he was certificated in Youth Ministry from the Center for Ministry Development and focused on leadership development and service retreat opportunities for high school students, while also working with young adults (helping them to stay involved in their local Catholic communities while in college and after graduation), and assisting the vocations office in recruiting and forming seminarians. During this time he was also asked to evaluate and train youth ministry teams and volunteers at the various schools and parishes in the province. Currently he is working towards a master’s degree in theology from St Leo’s University.
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Yvonne was born and raised in New York. Since moving to Florida, she has been working at the Pastoral Center for the Diocese of St. Petersburg since 2000. She has worked directly with the Campaign Office, The Lay Pastoral Ministry Office, and now works as the Secretary for the Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office.