All high school teens of the parish are invited …
How will you serve Christ and the community?
SUNDAY YOUTH NIGHT
ALL high schoolers are invited to Youth Nights most Sundays after 5:30pm Mass in room 213. Deepen your relationship with God, learn more about Jesus, and grow your desire for life-long discipleship with Him. New friends are always welcome! Our next meeting is Sunday, March 19th from 6:30-8:00pm (Spring Retreat leadership meeting to follow until 8:45pm). There is NO Youth Night March 26th as there is a WorkCamp Formation meeting.
Meet in the front left rows every Tuesday morning during Lent.
ST. PATRICK’S PARTY
Join the fun on Saturday, March 18th from 6:30-11pm in the gym. The Knights of Columbus is hosting a parish-wide St. Patrick’s Day Party with dinner, Irish dancers, a DJ, and exciting raffles. Proceeds from the 50/50 raffle will go towards WorkCamp 2023! The WorkCamp team will step up to volunteer, but all teens are invited to lend a hand. Please see if you can fill in any empty slots: CLICK HERE Hope to see you there!
There is a retreat leadership meeting on Sunday, March 19th from 8-9:00pm. Bring your session material!
WORKCAMP – Adult volunteers needed!
June 17th-23rd, 2023 in Frederick County, VA
On-site: Contractor (handy with tools and can lead small groups through basic projects), Security (provide security in am/pm shifts), or Homebase (provide logistical support for meals, during events, and in tool room).
At-home: Formation Team (provide dinner and set-up for monthly meetings, make lunches for WorkCamp, and more), Prayer volunteer (Please keep us in your prayers as we prepare for and embark on this life-changing mission.) Reach out to Shahin or Maggie Uddin (email@example.com) to help in any of these ways. Come bring your gift to the altar!
WorkCamp Formation meeting: Sunday, March 26th from 6:30-8pm in OLOV. All teens should bring 10 mailing addresses for sponsor letters.
Quo Vadis Summer Camp
July 9th-13th, 2023 at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary
Quo Vadis Summer Camp is designed for high school guys (grades 9-12) who want to gain tools for living and praying to lay a solid foundation for their future. Spend five days and four nights with Arlington priests, seminarians, and religious brothers. Find out more at Quo Vadis Summer Camp – Diocese of Arlington. Registration opens March 1st-31st. LET ME KNOW if you want to register!
Fiat Summer Camp
July 16th-20th, 2023 at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary
Fiat Summer Camp is designed for high school girls (grades 9-12) who want to take the next step in their spiritual lives. It’s five days and four nights with religious sisters and other young women committed to the path of holiness (but also not afraid of some good, clean fun!). Find out more at Fiat Summer Camp – Diocese of Arlington. Registration opens March 1st– 31st. LET ME KNOW if you want to register!
Are you a student heading off to a college, university, or trade school who is passionate about sharing the faith? The Michael Burke Sr. Memorial Scholarship aims to encourage and empower young adults to be active witnesses of the Catholic faith. This will be done through the execution of a project, developed by the awarded recipients. Awardees will receive $5000 per school year ($2500 per semester) to help offset costs of tuition. For more information go to www.youthapostles.org/scholarship Applications are due March 31st, 2023.
CONFIRMATION RETREAT DINNER
Enjoy dinner with the 8th graders at their Confirmation Retreat on Saturday, April 15th. Share with them your Confirmation experience, how you live out the Faith in high school, and invite them to be a part of Youth Ministry next year! LET ME KNOW if you can make it!
Save the dates:
PARISH 5K/FUN RUN– Sunday, April 23rd
WORKCAMP PANCAKE BREAKFAST– Sunday, May 7th
SENIOR BACCALAUREATE– Friday, June 2nd
PARISH CAR WASH– Sunday, June 11th
COLLEGE NIGHT at ST. MARK’S- Wed, June 28th
GOD SQUAD SUMMER CAMP (9-12TH)– Wed July 19th-21st
Newman Ministry connects high school graduates with a Catholic community on your college campus, so your faith can thrive in college and beyond. Sign up now or go to signupnc.newmanministry.com.
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