Our Youth Ministry Program is centered around our youth-focused, vibrant and Spirit-filled Sunday 5:00pm MassOur 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 please visit our Our Youth Ministry Program and Team page.  Please feel free to email us at YouthMinistry@sjspwellesley.org.


Events, News, and Announcements

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Next Youth Ministry Event: “Trunk or Treat” on Sunday, March 31

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! ...
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Abide Boston: April 19-20, 2019

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 ...
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Sunday, February 10: Youth Ministry Service Night

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! ...
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Sunday, January 27: Winter Indoor Backyard BBQ!

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! ...
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High School Immersion and Service Trip to NPH Dominican Republic

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 ...
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Informational Meeting for NPH Summer H.S. Immersion Trip – Wednesday, November 7 at 7:30pm in St. Paul Parish Hall

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 ...
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