High School Youth Ministry

Our High School Youth Ministry meets on Sundays after the 5:00pm mass until 8:00pm at St. Gregory the Great Catholic School. All students in grades 9-12 are invited and encouraged to attend. Friends (high school aged) are always welcome at any of our Youth Ministry gatherings regardless of their faith background. Parents are also welcome to join us to see all that we do during our meetings. 


Our High School Ministry is more than our Sunday night meetings. We offer and participate in a variety of programming at local, diocesan, and national levels. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We hope to see you soon!

Programs & Events

We aren't quitting over the summer.. in fact, we're adding even more opportunities to plug in! All activities listed below are for High School Students - which includes current high school students,  students entering High School this fall, and those who have just graduated from High School.


Movies & Morality -- Sundays beginning June 11, 2017

Join us from 6-8pm (ish) each Sunday for a movie and discussion.  Movies will be voted on by the students and the discussion will stem from what moral choices, situations, failures, and triumphs were present in the film.  It is quite interesting to see what stands out - even in movies that we've seen many times before. How do these entertainment choices influence and impact our discipleship? Join us for discussion! Movies will be rated PG-13 and below. 



Monday Mass & Munchies -- (Will not take place June 19) 



Join us for the 12:15pm mass on Mondays this summer!  Following mass we'll pick a fast-food location for lunch (the muchies part of this alliertation).  Completely causal, mainly social, with a dose of weekly liturgy. What better way to start your week?! I can't think of one.




Wednesday Book Study -- beginning June 14, 2017


Looking to go a little depper ni your faith this summer?  Have we got an opportunity for you.  Join us Wednsday evenings (6-7:30pm) for our book study, "A Father who Keeps His Promises" by Scott Hahn.  This is a relatable, easy to read (yet gets you thinking), walk through the covenants of the Old Testament.  What is a covenant? Why did God make covenants with man? What was the result of the covenants? and How does that apply to me?!  Each week we'll progress chapter by chapter through the summer and gather for discussion, questions, reflections, and challenges!




June 28 -- Chapters 1 & 2

July 5 -- Chapters 3 & 4

July 19 -- Chapters 5 & 6

July 26 -- Chapters 7 & 8

August 2 -- Chapters 9 & 10

August 9 -- Chapters 11 & 12

August 16 -- Chatper 13





High School CLI -- July 10-14, 2017

The Christian Leadership Institute (CLI) is a five-day long experience for high school studenst from throughout the diocese who come together with an adult minister to foster leadership and development in order to produce Christian leaders for schools, parish youth ministries, and the community.  The camp is designed to ignite spiritual renewal and empower youth to effectively share their faith with their peers. Teens will build new friendships with other teens from around the diocese, be inspired in their Catholic faith, and develop some very practical ministry skills, all while having the time of their life. 

  • The week includes:
  • High Energy Games & Activities
  • Fun Skits & Impacting Dramas
  • Powerful Multimedia Presentations
  • Hands-On, Interactive Activities
  • Dynamic & Relevant Talks
  • Practical Workshops
  • Contemporary Music
  • Fun & New Friends!

CLI has four main components:

  • Development of skills in leadership, group dynamics, and consensus seeking.
  • Small groups offering opportunities to grow in personal faith and awareness through prayer, call to ministry, and affirmation.
  • Prayer and worship experiences that allow participants to grow in both personal and communal prayer.
  • This is a camp that is big on “learning by doing.” Not only are youth led through Bible studies and workshops, but they are also given opportunities to experience various types of ministry opportunities.
High School CLI Flyer and Registration Form
CLI flyer and registration form
HS CLI 2017 Brochure.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [409.5 KB]

More programs to come!

Bible Studies

Social Events

Movie Marathons

Service Opportunities

Diocesan and National Retreats/Conferences

The list goes on and on!


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