Youth Ministry: Ave Maria Parish
Three interdependent and equally important goals guide the Church's ministry with adolescents. These goals state what it means for the Catholic community to respond to the needs of young people and to involve young people in sharing their unique gifts with the larger community. They express the Church's focus for ministry with adolescents, while encouraging local creativity in developing the programs, activities, and strategies to reach these goals.
- Goal 1: To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today
- Goal 2: To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.
- Goal 3: To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person. Taken from USCCB directives for Youth Ministry
Youth Group of Ave Maria Parish, 2021 - 22
A new year is beginning! Many of you have already started school and things seem to be progressing normally. Let's keep our finger crossed and ask God's guidance on this new school year.
We will be having regular Youth Group Meetings this year at the parish center in Port Sanilac. We will have meeting the same time as Faith Formation classes so that those who are attending from Croswell, can rise the bus.
This year Sister Maria Gabrielle and I will be your guides. And we will be looking at some exciting information regarding our current social structure and how the message of the Gospel can help us understand the dignity of the human person, why and for what we are made, the important structure of the family, and how we can achieve the happiness that we desire.
Sister Mary Philomena, SMDG
Sister Maria Gabrielle, SMDG