Category: Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry “Casino Night” – Sunday, October 27 at 6:00pm at St. Paul

Youth Ministry “Casino Night” – Sunday, October 27 at 6:00pm at St. Paul

Calling all high school students! Join us this Sunday, October 27 after the Sunday 5pm Confirmation Enrollment Mass for Casino Night in St. Paul Parish  Hall.  All high school students are welcome to attend and bring any friends or siblings that are interested!  There will be games to play, chips to earn, and prizes to win – and food, of course! (We need volunteers to assist in running the games and providing some desserts so please contact us if you can help – youthministry@sjspwellesley.org.)

Calling All High School Singers and Instrumentalists!

Calling All High School Singers and Instrumentalists!

You are invited to come and play/sing in the music group for the Sunday 5pm Masses. All are invited and encouraged to come along and help to enhance the liturgy with great music. The music group is a fun and easy-going group and all are welcome. You can use participation in this group for service hours for Confirmation or school service requirements. Most importantly, your participation will serve to help the faith journey of your peers and the wider community, as well as your own! For more information, contact Anne Mears.  

NPH Host Families Needed!

NPH Host Families Needed!

We are looking for six families to host either two youth (ages 16-22) or a chaperone from the musical group from  October 30 – November 5 during which time they will be visiting area schools and local events. The musical group will be performing and speaking at all St. John & St. Paul Masses on the weekend of November 2 and 3. By opening your homes you are able to form meaningful connections with some of the children in our care and you are helping us to continue to transform the lives of children in need. If you would like

Follow the Summer 2019 Youth Ministry Trip to NPH Dominican Republic!

Follow the Summer 2019 Youth Ministry Trip to NPH Dominican Republic!

Our High School group is off to the Dominican Republic on Thursday, August 15. Thank you for your generous donations which we have packed safely and will be taking with us and delivering in your name. We are going to be keeping in touch via our Summer 2019 Trip Blog – we would love you to follow us daily as we learn about NPH, work, and play with the children who are cared for by this amazing organization!

Fundraiser for the NPH Immersion and Service Trip to Dominican Republic

Fundraiser for the NPH Immersion and Service Trip to Dominican Republic

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 parishioners to take part in a small fundraising effort to help defray the costs to our travelers on Sunday, June 2 at St. Paul Masses and on Sunday, June 9 at  St. John Masses. We will explain the fundraiser at the Masses, but if you would prefer to make a

Sunday, May 19: Join Us for the Last Sunday 5pm Mass Before Summer Vacation!

Sunday, May 19: Join Us for the Last Sunday 5pm Mass Before Summer Vacation!

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 seniors who are finishing up their last weeks of high school.  We will recognize them and have a special blessing as they move on to new adventures. We will also be announcing and acknowledging the participants who will be attending the NPH Service and Immersion Trip later this summer.   We will

Reconciliation Service for High School Students – Sunday, March 17 at 4:00pm

Reconciliation Service for High School Students – Sunday, March 17 at 4:00pm

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 Confirmation this spring are especially encouraged to attend!