Youth Faith Formation Ministries

But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.

Mark 10:14 ESV

***Catechism

This Ministry assists in the passing on of our faith tradition to the children of our parish. Through prayer, faith sharing, catechesis and ritual, those who participate in this ministry ensure that the Word of God is ‘echoed’ for the next generation. Both catechists (YA / A) and assistants (Y / YA / A) are needed in this Ministry. The Catechism Classes are held at the parish on Sunday Mornings from September until May.

Youth Worship (Children’s Mass)

This Ministry is focused on programs for

the youth and children as part of

Sunday Mass. Our Youth Mass

in normally the 3rd Sunday of the month

from September to May at the

11am Mass. As we share our faith with

the youth of our parish ……………

…  (A / Y/ YA)

 

  • Mass organiser    (Y / YA / A / NC)

  • Lectors Reader in Liturgy      This apostolate is open to people who have received their first Eucharist. (C / Y / YA)

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  • Ministry of the Eucharist

This apostolate is open to people who have received their first Eucharist. (C / Y / YA)

  • Alter Server

This apostolate is open to people who have received their first Eucharist. (C / Y / YA)

  • Gift Barer

          (C / Y / YA / NC)

  • Greeters

(C / Y / YA / NC)

  • Music

(C / Y / YA / A / NC)

 

Sacrament Preparation

 

Sacrament of Eucharist

This ministry assists with the formation and preparation of our children seeking the Sacrament of Eucharist. Those involved in facilitating this ministry make a weekly commitment for a period of 4 months (Sundays from February to April), and attend and participate in Sunday liturgies as well as ministry formation sessions to support them in their role. (YA / A)

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation

This ministry team supports the formation and preparation of our children seeking the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Those involved in facilitating this ministry make a weekly commitment for a period of 3 months (Sundays from October to November), and will attend and participate in Sunday liturgies as well as the required ministry formation to carry out this apostolate. (YA / A)

 

Sacrament of Confirmation

This ministry team assists with the formation and preparation of our youth seeking the Sacrament of Confirmation. Serving as catechists and facilitators, those who participate in this apostolate journey with our Confirmation candidates over a period of 10 months, and facilitate one two-hour session monthly. Formation and resources will be provided for the facilitators of this ministry. (YA / A)

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Bible Camp

This ministry team leads our summer bible camp for children aged 6 -12 in a week long camp at the parish. Sharing lessons, laughter, activities and fun in a theme based program bringing the children to their faith. . Those involved in facilitating this ministry make a commitment for week period (Monday to Friday normally 2 or 3 hrs in July), (YA / A)

 

 

 

All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children.

Isaiah 54:13 ESV

easy.