11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Marriott Ballroom Salons A-C
Darius A. Villalobos the director of strategic partnerships and diversity, equity and inclusion for the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM). He previously served in the Archdiocese of Chicago in a variety of ministry roles, including youth ministry, young adult ministry, evangelization and catechesis. He currently serves on the National Advisory Team for Young Adult Ministry of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and as a founding board member of the National Institute for Ministry with Young Adults.
Villalobos was born and raised in Chicago and is a graduate of DePaul University where he received his bachelor’s degree in English and Catholic studies. He is a Bernardin Scholar at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago in the Master of Arts in Intercultural Ministry program. He has served as a parish RCIA director, liturgical music minister, retreat director, catechist and youth minister.