Category Archives: Youth

Connections with Each Other & God

There is often a modern disconnect between parents and children that is quite disturbing.  Children spend time playing with tablets or on the computer or listening to their music or watching TV but there is little or no dialogue in … Continue reading

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Never Be Too Busy for Each Other & God

Families are very busy these days.  Husbands and wives work outside the home.  Many feel that two incomes are mandatory if they are to make it.  This lifestyle choice must be balanced with childcare needs and schools.  I have detected … Continue reading

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Living the Faith for Our Children

We often speak about the failure to transmit the faith to children as entirely the fault of the culture in which we find ourselves.  However, this is only part of the challenge.  As ministers, teachers and parents we need an … Continue reading

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Trunk or Treat for Halloween

The parish held Trunk or Treat in the parish parking lot on October 20 from 12 Noon to 3 PM.  Fr. Joe gave out the bags and the initial treats, which included a small plastic Madonna and a St. Joseph’s … Continue reading

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Living as Missionary Disciples

Here is a brief excerpt from my letter as pastor to the parish: “The purpose of youth ministry is to ENABLE, not to entertain. It seems to me that much of youth ministry these days seeks to amuse; and yet, … Continue reading

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Holy Family Teen Retreats

Holy Family Parish had the Confirmation & High School Teen Retreat 2017 this past weekend at Camp Maria. I took this photo. It was hot! Here is our group picture from the Holy Family Confirmation Retreat 2016. Here is our … Continue reading

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YOUTH – DEA Enforcement Administration Trip

The Knights of Columbus Father Michael C. Kidd Council invites children and teens 4-12 to a field trip. WHERE: Drug Enforcement Administration Museum & Visitor Center located in Arlington, VA. WHEN: Saturday, March 3rd from 9 AM – 2 PM. … Continue reading

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YOUTH/WORSHIP – Spaghetti Night & Stations

Spaghetti Night followed by the Stations of the Cross will be held on Friday, March 16th if we can get enough support from our teens. This event was well attended last year. The dinner is a FREE meatless spaghetti supper … Continue reading

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YOUTH – Change to Youth Group

Effective immediately, there will no longer be Friday night meetings. This is due to the low turn out of our teens. Events and activities will still be planned so please check the bulletin (and emails) for any updates. Thank you … Continue reading

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YOUTH – Souper Bowl of Caring

More than 20 years ago, Souper Bowl of Caring began with a simple prayer from a single youth group: “Lord, as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us to be mindful of those without even a bowl of … Continue reading

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