Youth Ministry

THE VISION OF YOUTH MINISTRY

Youth Ministry is the mission of the Church to reach into the daily lives of young people and show them the presence of God. Youth Ministry provides young people with the opportunities to explore the mission of the Church in order to discern their own personal gifts. It opens doors to opportunities to explore the mission of the Church in order to discern their own personal gifts. It opens doors to oppoertunities for the use of those gifts within the context of community.  Youth Ministry must be liturgically based in Scripture and gospel values that are grounded in the Eucharist celebration of Catholic community.

GOALS OF ST. WALTER YOUTH MINISTRY

To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ; to draw youth to responsible participation in our faith communitys life, mission and work to foster each young persons personal and spiritual growth.


 

Upcoming SWYM Events

 

Tutoring Tuesdays!  Meet in the Ministry Center from 5:30 – 7:30 PM if you need a little help with homework.  There will be tutors available from the National Honor Society.

Drop In Wednesdays!!  Stop by the Ministry Center  Wednesdays 5:30 – 8:30 PM to hang out, say hello, work on homework and have a light supper.  All are welcome.

October 22nd - Teen Night        6:00 -8:00 PM in the gym.  Join us for Food, Faith and Fun - we will start in the gym and move to St. Francis Hall for dinner - Mrs. Consoli is making chicken pot pies!!

October 18 and 25 – Open Gym - Basketball!!   If you are interested, join us in the gym from 9:00-10:00 PM. Further details about a league will be given out at that time.

October 29th Coffee House – 10:00 AM,
St. Francis Hall.  Our theme for the day is Forgiveness.  Join us for the Coffee House, followed by Mass at 12:00 PM.

Discovery Planning Discernment Night
Juniors and seniors meet in the Ministry Center to determine roles and responsibilities for our Discovery Retreat!!

St. Walter Parish-Permission and Medical Release Form

 

 

 

 

For more information regarding St. Walter Youth Ministry (SWYM) please contact:

Tom Hollatz,
Youth Minister
630-894-5880 ext 3013
thollatz@stwalterchurch.com