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 Youth Ministry

A New Vision for Youth Ministry at BSC

Christian formation is not limited to spiritual and catechetical formation -- it seeks to form individuals physically, morally, and intellectually as disciples of Jesus Christ.  With this in mind, Msgr. Riffle announced in June that our staff and volunteers would be working to build a more robust experience for our high school and middle school youth that includes faith, food, fun, and fellowship.

These sessions will occur on Sunday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with all students gathering in the Social Hall (location subject to change as the year progresses)

All youth preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation (all 8th grade, as well as High School students in preparation) are to attend fall Youth Ministry sessions as part of their preparatory formation.

For more information, please contact Fr. Matthew Morelli in the parish office.

Parents and youth should download our parish app to receive notifications about Youth Ministry.  Instructions for opting into Youth Ministry-specific notifications can be found on this page.

 2018-2019 Registration

All youth in grades 6-12 are welcome to take part in our Blessed Sacrament Cathedral's Youth Ministry program.  There is NO FEE to participate in the weekly program (costs for trips/outside activities will be given as those activities are publicized).  Parents should complete the Online Youth Ministry Registration form AND Consent to Treat/Photo Release Form.

Please register by SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15.  We ask that families register by this date so we can have enough food and supplies for the September 16 Kickoff event; however, youth may register and begin attending Youth Ministry at any time during the catechetical year.

 

Please complete the following:

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM (Complete ONE for all youth in family)

CONSENT TO TREAT/PHOTO RELEASE FORM(.pdf) (Print and sign ONE for all youth in family; return to parish office by mail or turn in at first session)

 

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Upcoming Events

 2018-2019 Calendar

 

**Click here for a Printable copy of the 2018-2019 Calendar (.pdf)**

Please note that all highlighted events are for required for youth who are receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation this year.

​September 16 ​Kick-Off Event
​September 23 ​Regular Session
​September 27 ​7:00 Parent Preparation Meeting for Confirmation
​September 28 ​5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Confirmation Retreat
@ St. John Baptist De La Salle Parish, Delmont (click this link for directions)
​September 30 ​Regular Session
​October 7 OFF (Parish Oktoberfest and Columbus Day Weekend)
​October 14 ​Regular Session
​October 21 ​Regular Session
​October 28 ​Regular Session
​November 4 ​Regular Session
​November 11 ​Regular Session
​November 18 ​Regular Session
​November 25 OFF (Thanksgiving Weekend)
November 26 ​7:00 PM Confirmation Practice for Candidates and Sponsors
​November 27 ​7:00 PM Confirmation Liturgy
​December 2 ​Regular Session
​December 9 ​Regular Session
​December 16 ​Christmas Party
​December 23 OFF (Christmas Break)
​December 30 OFF (Christmas Break)
​January 6 ​Regular Session
​January 13 ​Regular Session
​January 20 OFF (Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend)
​January 27 ​Regular Session
​February 3 OFF (Super Bowl)
​February 10 ​Regular Session
​February 17 OFF (Presidents' Day Weekend)
​February 24 ​Mardi Gras Party
​March 3

Retreat Weekend (No Regular Session)

High School -- March 1-3 - Diocesan Retreat at Laurelville (click this link for information)

Middle School -- In-House Retreat

​March 10 ​Regular Session
​March 17 OFF
​March 24 ​Regular Session
​March 31 ​Regular Session
​April 7 ​Regular Session
​April 14 OFF (Palm Sunday)
​April 21 OFF (Easter Sunday)
​April 28 OFF (Parish Resurrection Celebration - Diocesan Divine Mercy Celebration)
​May 5 ​Closing Session