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Youth Ministry

Sacred Heart Parish Youth Program is available to students attending 7th through 12th grades. A major emphasis of the program is becoming involved in the mass, service to the parish and service to the larger community. Activities the youth are involved with include retreats, social activities and community service projects.

Please welcome our Youth Minister Abby Wirth to Sacred Heart Parish. Abby is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a degree in Hospitality Management and Human Resources with a minor in Leadership. She grew up in a small town called Westphalia with her parents, two brothers and dog. Her hobbies include running, water skiing, crafting, reading, and traveling. She worked at Walt Disney World as an intern and traveled to 8 countries in Europe. She is here to bring her passion for faith to life!  Abby grew up Catholic and has always been involved in her church, going to retreats, bible studies and in college, she led bible studies and retreats. Abby is excited to help the students and families come together for some fun and faith filled events like sporting events, volunteer opportunities, movies, bible studies, retreats  and hopefully, pilgrimages in the future. If you see her around make sure to say hi, she is excited to meet everyone!

 

Upcoming Events:

Watch Passion of Christ - March 21st, 1:00-4:00pm

Lent is a great time of reflection and prayer. One of the best ways to reflect in this time is to meditate on Jesus dying on the cross for our sins. We will show The Passion of Christ and to see how Jesus suffered for us. You will need parents permission if under 18, the movie is rated R. Parents and community members are welcome to join. Email awirth@sha.net for permission slip.

SPRING BREAK LOCAL FUN!! Monday, March 29- Friday, April 2

Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4fa4ae28a7fac16-spring

  • Monday-Active Day, 2pm-5pm: 
    • We will be playing yard games at the Youth House if the weather is nice, or we will move it indoors, Location TBD.
  • Tuesday-Volunteer Day, 2pm-5pm:
    • Meet at the Youth House for some crafty volunteer projects and get community service hours.
  • Wednesday-Family Bowl & Pizza, 6pm-8pm:
    • Come to Riverwood for a family bowling night and pizza. It will be $5 per person for shoes, bowling, and pizza.
  • Thursday-Movie Day 2:30pm-5pm:
    • I have rented out Celebration Cinema for our private showing at 3:00pm of the movie Sing. Cost is $12 for ticket, popcorn, & drink.
  • Good Friday- Mass at 12:30-1:30pm:
    • Turn off electronics & honor Jesus's crucifixion. Find special ways to pray from 12pm-3pm. There is mass if you would like to attend, sign up online at the parish website.
Youth Mass-April 11th, 7:00pm

Put in your calendar that there is going to be a Youth Mass with Father Marc from St. Mary in Mount Pleasant.

Retreats
Steubenville, Ohio at Franciscan University June18-20
National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis November 18-21
 
Retreats are a great way to grow in your faith and bond with your friends on a faith filled journey together. These are 2 opportunities to experience God in a new way through a weekend devoted to him. Maybe you have questions and doubts about your faith. There are so many resources open to you on these retreats to explore and discover God and His teachings.
 

Please email me by March 12th if you are interested in going to Steubenville.

Youth Activities

Youth Activities/Volunteer Opportunities

  • Caroling
  • Youth Led Mass
  • Leaf Raking For Parishioners
  • Halloween Party
  • Kickball, Volleyball, Hotdogs, Ice Cream & More!
  • Scavenger Hunt & S'More
  • Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee & FUN!
  • Christmas Outreach
  • "Strike" Up Some FUN!

 

To Receive Newsletter and Links Email: awirth@sha.net