Our Youth Ministry Program is centered around our youth-focused, vibrant and Spirit-filled Sunday 5:00pm Mass. Our high school students are central to and actively involved in all aspects of this liturgy, serving as greeters and lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, singers and musicians. Our hope is that this full, active participation in the liturgy, the source and summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed, will give our young people a lived connection to Christ Jesus and the community of the Church, and help them to grow in faith as young adults.
Youth Ministry also offers service opportunities within and outside our Collaborative, as well as social and recreational activities, to help our young people strengthen their connections to each other and to their community.
For more information on our Youth Ministry Program and Youth Ministry Team, visit our About Our Youth Ministry Program page. Please feel free to email us at YouthMinistry@sjspwellesley.org.
Events, News, and Announcements
We are delighted to have a group of 11 high school students from our Collaborative who, along with their chaperones, will be travelling to the NPH Dominican Republic home in August to experience life in an NPH home and assist with service projects with the community. We will be inviting ...
We have one final Sunday 5pm Mass
before it goes on "summer hiatus" until September, and we would like to go out with a bang! We really hope you will join us on Sunday - we have a lot to celebrate!
We would like to extend a special invitation to our ...
We are offering a Reconciliation Service for all high school students on Sunday, March 17 at 4:00pm before the Sunday 5pm Youth Mass in the Chapel at St. John’s. There will be a short reflection and preparation time, followed by the opportunity to receive the sacrament of confession. Those receiving ...
Look out for our next big Youth Ministry event on Sunday, March 31! We will be having a "Trunk or Treat" themed party with different games, food, and other activities after the Sunday 5pm Youth Mass at St. John's! More information coming soon! All high school students are welcome! ...Read More
All high school students are invited to join us for ABIDE this Easter season. What’s ABIDE All About?
ABIDE is a one day commitment to make a lasting impact.
It’s an invitation for Catholic teens to not only acknowledge, but respond to, Christ’s Good Friday sacrifice. … through pursuit of ...Read More
Join us for our Youth Ministry Service Night
on Sunday, February 10
after the 5pm Mass at St. Paul
. We will work on a project together while enjoying great food and each other's company. All high school students are welcome! ...Read More
Calling all high school students!
Need something to do this football-free Sunday evening? Come to the St. Paul Parish Hall
for some FREE food and fun
at our St. John-St. Paul Youth Ministry Winter Indoor BBQ
! It starts around 6:00pm after the Sunday 5pm Youth Mass.
We hope to see you there! ...Read More
August 15 - 21, 2019
All current high school students are invited to join the St. John-St. Paul Youth Ministry
team and NPH USA
for an immersion and service trip to the NPH home in the
Dominican Republic this summer. Experience firsthand how NPH USA
transforms the lives of children! You will ...Read More
Join the St. John-St. Paul Collaborative for a one-week immersion trip to an NPH home this summer. This trip is offered only to current high school students, who will be accompanied by five chaperones from the Collaborative. Experience first hand how NPH USA transforms the lives of children! You will meet ...Read More
You are invited to come and play/sing in a new music group for the Sunday 5pm Masses. All are invited and encouraged to come along and help to enhance the liturgy with great music. There will be a rehearsal on Sunday, September 2 at 5:00pm at St. John Church
for anyone who ...Read More