Youth Ministry - Grades 7-12

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Holy Apostles Youth Ministry program is open to ALL parish youth in grades 7-12. We hope to draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission and work of the Catholic Faith Community by fostering the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person. Many opportunities are offered to help your teen develop habits of discipleship to help them grow in their faith.

Youth who would like to join us for Evangelization events or retreat weekends should follow this link to complete the Evangelization Event Interest form.  St. John Bosco Youth Day, Wisconsin Catholic Youth Rally, Steubenville on the Lake and Reach out Reach in are just a few of the great experiences we participate in.

 

Small Groups

Youth Ministry Small Groups meet once a month to help leads

  • Registration is required and includes once a month learning opportunities and once a month service opportunities.

  • cost is $120.00 per teen

  • Small Groups meet on Sunday OR Wednesday night from 6:30-8pm on the following dates:

Sunday Nights        OR       Wednesday Nights

September 17, 2017                       September 13, 2017

October 1, 2017                              October 4, 2017

November 12, 2017                        November 15, 2017

December 3, 2017                          December 6, 2017

January 7, 2018                              January 10, 2018

February 11, 2018                           February 7, 2018

March 4, 2018                                 March 7, 2018

April 15, 2018                                  April 11, 2018

May 6, 2018 Bonfire Social          (Sunday Night only)

 

SUMMIT 

Catholic teens who want to hear God's voice more clearly through Scripture should attend SUMMIT! On the second Sunday of each month youth will meet at 10:30am (After 9:15 mass, or before 11:15mass) in the youth room, Lofy 4/5. SUMMIT provides insightful and fun background information, prayer challenges, and weekly explanations of the Sunday readings to help Catholics dive deeply into the Word of God through the Mass readings.  No registration required!! Free to all Parish Youth in grades 7-12. Come when you are able!                                                            

 

Confirmation Sacramental Preparation  

Before a teen begins preparation for confirmation we assist them in the development of the following habits of discipleship.

  • Weekly Mass
  • Monthly Service
  • Yearly Retreats
  • Small Groups

Our mission in Confirmation Preparation is to prepare youth for a life of service as a missionary witness of Jesus Christ in our wold. Youth spend a year deeper in prayer, learning about our Lord, and loving others through service.  

Youth who are at least 15 years of age, have participated in Youth Ministry Small Groups, or attended a Catholic School for at least 1 year prior to and including the year of preparation, are eligible to register for Confirmation Preparation.

Fee is $260 and includes retreat and all sessions. For additional details see our Confirmation sacramental preparation at Holy Apostles page.

 

Workcamp Mission Trip (9th-12th grade)

Reach Out Reach In is a summer service week long (July 15-20, 2018) mission trip for teens aged 15-18, who have completed 9th grade and who want to be invovled in direct service and  social action. Sites are located around the Archdiocese of Milwaukee indlude homelss shelters, adult daycare, community organizations, meal programs, family/organic farms, child care and more.

Please email Rachel Madden for more information if you are interested in attending with our Parish.

Catholic Heard Article Published on July 20, 2017

Holy Apostles Athletics Program

Holy Apostles School athletics program: 7th and 8th grade youth who are actively involved in our Youth Ministry program are eligible to participate in volleyball, basketball or track. For more information Visit their webpage

CYM Sports - Coming soon!

 

COLLEGE CATHOLIC

Off to College, Technical School, In pursuit fo life's next stae whether near or far... Holy Apostle Parish Youth Ministry wants to stay in touch with you!! Follow this link to update contact information to be included in our College Catholic Ministry.

 

Get Involved

You can support children and youth on their faith journey by participating in a variety of ways, including small group leader, assistant leader or substitute, event planner, event facilitator or volunteer, or administrative coordinator. Sharing your gift will influence both their faith journey and yours. It takes over 150 people to support our child and youth faith formation experiences. Click here to explore your opportunities and be apart of forming disciples of Christ!

 

Safeguarding All God's Family

Before any adult can become involved with a parish/school event for children or youth, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee requires that he/she attend a Safeguarding All God’s Family training and have a criminal background check. Click here for more information and steps to complete.

Contact
Rachel Madden
Mission Director: Youth
262-786-2035

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