High School Youth Ministry

The goal of this ministry is to provide a place for High School teens to identify their place in the Church, grow in their faith, and grow together in fellowship.  We meet on Sundays after the 5pm Mass til 7:30pm in Aquinas Hall.  For more information contact: Sr. Edeva Jover, OP or 704-549-0199 ext 305.

High School Youth Group

2020

September 12, Saturday - Eucharistic Congress 
September 20 - Confirmation Session / Youth Group
September 27 - Confirmation Session / Youth Group

October 4, 12:30pm - Youth Group helps with Children's Living Rosary 
October 4 - Confirmation Session / Youth Group
October 11 - Confirmation Session / Youth Group
October 25 - Confirmation Session / Youth Group

November 8 - Confirmation Session / Youth Group
November 15 - Confirmation Rehearsal
November 21, 10 am - Confirmation Day
November 29 - Youth Group: Smores and More

December 13 - Youth Group: Christmas Party

2021

January 10 - Youth Group
January 24 - Youth Group
January 29 - March for Life in Washington, DC

February 14 - Youth Group
February 28 - Youth Group

March 14 - Youth Group
March 28 - Youth Group

Stay tuned for more exciting activities...
 

 

 

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2020
January 12: Youth Group
January 19: Youth Group
January 24, 4am-mn (Friday) March for Life, Washington, DC
February 9: Youth Group
February 14-15:
Lock-In at the Missionaries of the Poor Monastery, Monroe
February 23: Youth Group

March 1, 4:30pm - Vespers with Seminarians, St. Ann Catholic Church
March 8: Youth Group
March 15: Youth Group -
Living Stations of the Cross Rehearsal - canceled
March 20, 7:30pm (Fri) - Living Stations of the Cross Presentation - canceled
March 29: Youth Group - canceled
April 4(Sat): Bishop's Youth Pilgrimage, Belmont Abbey College - canceled
April 24-26: Diocesan Youth Conference, Black Mountain, NC - canceled

June 22-26: Faithful Servant Leadership Institute (virtual) 

Week of July 19th - TOTUS TUUS - canceled

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December 15: Christmas Pageant (am), Christmas Party (pm)
December 8: Youth Group

November 24: Youth Group
November 21 (Thur): Sacrament of Confirmation
November 10: Confirmation Rehearsal with Sponsors
November 3: Youth Group and Confirmation Prep

October 27: Youth Group and Confirmation Prep
October 12 (Sat): Feeding at the Missionaries of the Poor Monastery, Monroe
October 6: Youth Group and Confirmation Prep

September 28 (Sat): Prayer Vigil at Latrobe Abortion Clinic
September 22: Youth Group and Confirmation Prep
September 15: Youth Group and Confirmation Prep
September 7: Eucharistic Congress, Charlotte Convention Center

August 16-18: Mission Trip with the Missionaries of the Poor, Monroe
August 11 : Youth Group
August 5-7: Pilgrimage to EWTN, Alabama

Week of July 14th -  TOTUS TUUS

June 24-28: Duc in Altum, Belmont Abbey - Retreat for Women
June 16-21: Faithful Servant Youth Leadership Institute, Belmont Abbey
June 10-14: Quo Vadis, at Belmont Abbey - Retreat for Men
June 9: Baccalaureate Mass and Reception
June 2: Youth Group: Promises of Divine Mercy

May 19: Youth Group: Bowling at AMF University Lanes
May 5: Youth Group: Messy and Foolish

April 26-28 (Fri-Sun): Diocesan Youth Conference, Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC
April 14: Youth Group
April 6 (Sat):
Bishop's Youth Pilgrimage, Belmont Abbey 

March 31: Youth Group
March 22 (Fri):
Living Stations of the Cross
March 17: Youth Group: Rehearsal - Living Stations of the Cross
March 3: Youth Group

February 22-23 (Fri-Sat): Lock-In at the Missionaries of the Poor Monastery in Monroe
February 17: Youth Group
February 10:
Vespers with St. Joseph Seminarians at St. Ann Catholic Church

January 27: Youth Group
January 18: March for Life, Washington, DC
January 13: Youth Group

2019
November 25: Youth Group - Knockerballs
November 19 (Mon): CONFIRMATION DAY
November 11: Confirmation Rehearsal
November 4: Youth Group and Confirmation Prep

October 27 (Sat): Prayer Vigil at Latrobe Abortion Clinic
October 21: Youth Group and Confirmation Prep
October 13 (Sat): WORLD FEAST
October 7: Youth Group and Confirmation Prep

September 29 (Sat): Feeding at the Missionaries of the Poor Monastery, Monroe
September 23: Youth Group and Confirmation Prep
September 8: Eucharistic Congress at Charlotte Convention Center, Uptown.  

August 18 (Sat): Fun Day at US National Whitewater Center
August 12: Youth Group

July 29: Youth Group: Bowling at AMF University Lanes
July 15-19, 2018 – TOTUS TUUS

June 25-29, 2018 – DUC IN ALTUM at Belmont Abbey (for young women ages 15-19)
June 17-22, 2018 – FAITHFUL SERVANT Leadership Institute at Belmont Abbey
June 11-15, 2018 – QUO VADIS at Belmont Abbey (for young men ages 15-19)
June 10: Youth Group: Baccalaureatte Mass and Reception
June 3: Youth Group: Bowling at AMF University Lanes

May 20: Youth Group: Being a Catholic Everyday
May 6: Youth Group: The Case for Christ



April 27-29: DYC - Diocesan Youth Conference, Black Mountain, NC
April 22: Youth Group: How are created in the image of God?
April 15: Youth Group: Spiritual Adoption
April: 7: Bishop's Youth Pilgimage at Belmont Abbey College


March 25: Youth Group: Movie Night
March 18: Youth Group: Peer Pressure, Good or Bad?
March 16 (Fri): Living Stations of the Cross Presentation
March 11: Youth Group: Rehearsal for Living Stations of the Cross
March 4: Youth Group: EvangeliWHAT

February 24-25: Lock-In at the Missionaries of the Poor Monastery, Monroe, NC
February 18: Youth Group - Apologetics
February 11: Youth Group - Tackling Little Sins This Lent

January 28: Youth Group - Apologetics
January 18-19 (Sat-Sun): March for Life, Washington, DC
January 14: Youth Group - Pro-Life
January 7: Youth Group - BVM, Undoer of Knots

2017

December 17: Youth Group - Christmas Celebration
December 17,10:45am - Christmas Pageant
December 14(Thus, 4pm) - Christmas Pageant Rehearsal
December 10: Youth Group - The Waiting Game
December 2(Sat): Feeding at the Missionaries of the Poor, Monroe

November 19: Youth Group - The Four Last Things
November 12: Youth Group - Knockerballs
November 8(Wed, 6pm): CONFIRMATION DAY
November 5: Youth Group - Confirmation Rehearsal


October 29: Youth Group - Speading the Gospel
October 22: Youth Group - Holy Hour and Confession
October 13-14: World Feast
October 8: Youth Group - Prayer and Scriptures
October 1: Youth Group - Service Project


September 24: Youth Group
September 17: Youth Group
September 9: Eucharistic Congress at Charlotte Convention Center, Uptown


August 20: Freshmen Kick-Off
August 14-16: Mission Trip at the Missionaries of the Poor, Monroe

July 21-23: Beach Trip at Wilmington, NC
July 30: Carolina Catholic Family Day @ Carowinds
July 9-13: Totus Tuus


June 26-30: Duc In Altum at Belmont Abbey College. A Retreat for young women, rising freshmen in high scool to freshmen in college.
June 18-23: Faithful Servant Leadership Institute at Belmont Abbey College. 
June 12-16: Quo Vadis at Belmont Abbey College. A vocations discernment camp open to young men ages 15 to 19 at Belmont Abbey College.
June 11: Youth Group: Honoring the Graduates
June 4: Youth Group: Paddle Boating
May 21: Youth Group: As Daylight Fades
May 7: Youth Group: More Than Friends
April 28-30 (Fri-Sun): Diocesan Youth Conference at Ridgecrest Conference Center, Black Mountain, North Carolina. 


April 23: Youth Group: Friendship...Holy or Not?
April 9: Youth Group: The Crowd, The Crown and The Cross
April 1: Bishop's Lenten Youth Pilgrimage at Belmont Abbey. 

March 26: Youth Group: Our Father
March 24 (Friday, 7:30pm) FINAL PRESENTATION: Living Stations of the Cross
March 19: Youth Group: Rehearsal for Living Stations of the Cross
March 12: Paint a Sunset
March 5: Youth Group: Interaction with Others


February 26: Youth Group: A Night with our Pastor, Fr. Winslow!
February 18-19: Lock-In at the Missionaries of the Poor Monastery, Monroe
February 12: Youth Group: Bowling at AMF University Lanes
January 29: Youth Group: Dignity 

 

 

 


 


January 27-28 (Fri-Sat): March for Life, Washington, DC.
January 22: Youth Group: Pro-Life
January 15: Youth Group: Love is a Choice

2016
December 18: Youth Group: Christmas Party. Bring a white elephant gift for less than $5.
December 10 (Sat): Feeding at the Missionaries of the Poor, Monroe. 
December 4: Youth Group: Worm Races!

November 20: Youth Group: KNOCKERBALLS
November 12 (10am, Sat) : Rite of Confirmation 
November 6: Youth Group/ Confirmation Rehearsal
October 30: Youth Group/ Confirmation Holy Hour
October 23: Youth Group/ Confirmation Prep : Prayer and Scriptures
October 2: Youth Group/ Confirmation Prep : Universal Call to Holiness
September 25: Youth Group/ Confirmation Prep : Pro-Life Night
September 18: Youth Group/ Confirmation Prep : Who is the Holy Spirit
September 10: Eucharistic Congress in Uptown Charlotte. 
August 28: Youth Group/ Confirmation Class : What is the Sacrament of Confirmation
August 21: Youth Group: Freshmen Kick Off (PIzza Dinner, Water Balloon Capture the Flag and more...)
August 10-14: Mission Trip at the Missionaries of the Poor, Monroe.
August 7: Youth Group: Understanding the Icons with Deacon Matthew Hanes
July 31: Youth Group: Mission and Year of Mercy with Fr. Winslow

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 24: Youth Group: Apologetics with Deacon Chris Bond
July 10 - July 14:TOTUS TUUS 

June 27 - July 1: Duc In Altum. Retreat for women, freshmen in high school to freshmen in college.
June 26: Youth Group: Soccer, Spanish Cuisine and Seminary Life with our very own, Seminarian Camilo Salas-Bowen.
June 13-17: Quo Vadis. A camp for Catholic men to learn more about the priesthood, deepen their faith, and help discern God's call in their lives.
June 19-25: Faithful Servant Catholic Leadership Institute. Christ-centered Leadership Experience. 
June 12: Baccalaureate Mass and Reception
June 5: Youth Group: Apologetics with Fr. Christian
May 22: Youth Group: Gym Night
May 15: Youth Group: Just the Right Stuff
April 29 - May 1: Diocesan Youth Conference (DYC) at Ridgecrest Conference Center, Black Mountain, NC. 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 


April 25: Bingo Fundraiser 
April 24: Youth Group: Apologetics 
April 17: Youth Group: Finding the Future in the Past (Part 2 of 2)
April 10: Youth Group: Finding the Future in the Past (Part 1 of 2)
April 9 (Sat, 9am - 2pm) - Service Project with the Missionaries of the Poor, in Monroe. 
April 3: Youth Group: Game Night
March 20: Youth Group: Movie Night
March 19 (Saturday)  Bishop's Lenten Pilgrimage at Belmont Abbey College

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 13: Youth Group: Game Night
March 11 (Friday, 7pm): Living Stations of the Cross FINAL PRESENTATION. We will celebrate at Cici's after the presentation. 
March 6: Youth Group: Living Stations of the Cross FINAL REHEARSAL 
February 28: Youth Group: Living Stations of the Cross Rehearsal
February 21: Youth Group: Conquer and Celebrate
February 19-20: Ski Trip with St. Mark Youth Group at Appalachian Ski Mountain, Boone  
February 14: Youth Group: Marriage in God's Plan
February 13: (Saturday): Service Project at the Missionaries of the Poor, in Monroe
January 31: Youth Group: "It's ____ who build Community" and Game Night
January 21-22, 2016: March for Life in Washington, DC. 
January 17: Youth Group: Stewardship 
January 16 (Saturday): UNC Charlotte's Men's Basketball - Faith and Family Night!  We will meet at Halton Theather, UNCC at 6:30pm. 
January 10: Youth Group: Game Night

2015
December 31 (7pm) -January 1 (9pm): New Year's Lock-In at St. Mark
December 24, 6pm (Thursday): Christmas Pageant
December 22, 5pm (Tuesday): Christmas Pageant Rehearsal
December 19, 9am-3pm (Saturday): Service Project at the Missionaries of the Poor, in Monroe
December 13 - MS and HS Teen Advent Recollection with Fr. Christian. 
December 12 (Saturday): Caroling at Men's Shelter. We will meet at STA at 6pm and be back around 9pm. 
December 6 - Youth Group: Game Night
November 22 - Youth Group: Just the Right Stuff