High School Youth Group Wednesday 7-8:30pm

Mission:

The goal of the youth groups is to provide the youth of the parish a fun faith-filled environment that will help each person grow in their relationship with God.  We meet every week, year round in the youth room and focus in on the areas of catechesis, spirituality, social justice, and building community.  We also offer many retreat opportunities and social activities to keep the youth busy such as our summer and fall retreats, CYC Convention, Bible study, worship nights, book club, ski trips, broom hockey, rafting, folf, camping, caving, lock-ins, weekly service projects, and much much more!  Don’t miss out and if you have any questions please contact Brian Shea at brians@stbernardblgs.org.

January 12 - Best of 2021 - We will kickoff the new year by discussing some of the best books, movies, music, websites, and games that inspired me and my faith over the past year.     Feel free to bring things that inspired you.

January 19 - Mass - This week we will talk about the importance of Mass and playing Hungry Hippos for our game.

January 26 - Worship Night - Come join us for this relaxing night of prayer, music, and a new game called Soundiculous.

February 2 - Pass the Pigs - Tonight we will have a short prayer service and then play  Pass  the  Pigs  for  the  rest  of  the  night.         There will be plenty of snacks and prizes for the night.

February 9 - Marriage and Relationships - This week we will be talking about dating, relationships,  and  marriage.                 We will also be  going  over  the  diocesan  safe environment training and playing Chariot Races for our game.

February 16 - Faith and Science -  Come  learn  what  the  Church  has  to  say  about  science and  how  the  Catholic  faith  has  contributed  to  our  knowledge  of  the  world.       Our game for the week will be broom hockey in the basement.

February 23 - Lent - This week we will be looking at the importance of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving during the Lenten season.           We will also be playing Pac-Man  for  our game.

March 2 - Ash Wednesday Mass - Tonight we will be going to Ash Wednesday Mass as a group. Please show  up  a  little bit early so  we  can  all sit together.  After  Mass  we will have games for anyone that wants to stick around.

March 4 - 6 (Friday at 7pm to Sunday 11am) - Middle School Retreat - This is the Middle School Retreat but we need lots of high school help to make this weekend work. If you are interested in helping  please  let  me  know  by  February  10  as  we  have  tons  of planning.

March 9 - Sin, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation - Don’t miss this night as we talk about sin, forgiveness, and reconciliation. We will  also  be  playing  a  ton  of  different  card games this week.

March 16 - Movie Night - Come join us tonight for a movie night and games.

March 23 - Healing and Anointing of the Sick - This week we will be talking about healing  and  the  anointing  of  the  sick.      Our game for the week will be Quidditch.

March 25 - 27 (Friday at 1pm to Sunday at 5pm) - CYC Convention - Don’t miss out on this great  trip  to  Helena  to  hear  national  speakers  and  hang  out  with  Catholic  high school youth from around the state.

March 30 - God’s Plan and Vocations - Tonight we will be discussing God’s plan and vocations.           We will also be having a worm wrestling tournament this week.

April 6 - Current Events - Come join us this week as we will be looking at several different current events and discussing how we can bring our faith to these situations.   Our game for the week will be Yuki Ball.

April 13 (Wednesday 6:00  - 8:30pm)  - Seder Meal - This Wednesday we  will be meeting early so we can attend the church’s annual  Seder  Meal.  After  dinner  we  will  have  plenty  of games.

April 20 (6:40pm - 9:00pm) - Ice Skating and Broom Hockey - This week we will meet at the church at 6:40pm and carpool to Centennial Ice Arena for  a  night  of  ice  skating  and broom hockey.               Everyone needs to bring $5, a broom, and wear shoes.

April 27 - Easter - Tonight we will be talking about the importance of Easter and playing Sabakiball.

May 4 - Senior Night - Don’t miss this week as the graduating seniors will be running the whole night from prayer, topic, games, and even the snack for the night.

May 11 - Worship Night - Come  join us for our last worship night of the year.   We  will have lots of time for music and prayer and will be playing Tchoukball for our game.

May 18 - Guinness Book of World Records - Tonight we will have our annual Guinness Book of World Records night, where we talk about who God has created us to be and try to break some records.                Don’t miss out on this youth group favorite!

May 25 - End of the Year Party -  This  week  we  will be  having  an  end  of  the  year  party with a BBQ and plenty of games.

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We are trying to put together a sledding day but that will be planned last minute due to weather and snow. Keep your eyes open for that one.

If you have any questions please feel free to give me a call at 259-4350 or email me at brians@stbernardblgs.org. Also, youth and parents can join our High School Remind texts to receive texts about what is going on in youth group. All you need to do is text @stbernar to the number 81010.

We also have a private Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ groups/ 198811927026) and Instagram page (st.bernards_yg) where we post  pictures  and  other  faith  links  for the high school youth.