Young Catholics of the Diocese of Des Moines

Young Catholics of the Diocese of Des Moines (YCDM) is a community of young adult Catholics from all the parishes of the Des Moines Diocese gathering together to grow in faith and community with each other. 

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Popular Young Adult Groups & Activities

Explore the various ministries & prayer resources offered by the office of Young Adult ministry at the Diocese.

Catholic Beer Club

Hosted monthly, Catholic Beer Club (CBC) is a gathering of young people who love Catholicism, beer, and good conversation at local breweries throughout the Des Moines Metro.

Theology on Tap

Real people. Real faith. Real beer (and other drinks!). Theology on Tap combines the real teaching of the faith by engaging speakers with fellowship over a few local drinks.

Young Catholic Network

Young Catholic Network brings young adult professionals of the Des Moines metro together to build community through their common faith, to network, and to witness to one another.

Young Catholic Singles

Are you a Catholic single in your 20s or 30s and hoping to meet other local Catholic singles? Check out the Young Catholic Singles group!

Stay Connected

Sign up for the YCDM newsletter to stay up to date on events across the Diocese. For more information on Young Adult ministry in the Diocese, you can contact Justin White at