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Youth Ministry Registration
Edge: Encounter God in the Everyday Our yearly catechetical sessions for middle school youth begins Sunday, September 15 and concludes April 5. Our topic for the 2019-20 will be Prayer: The Our Father. All young people in sixth through eighth grade are encouraged to join us from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., in the St. Barbara Room. The night includes icebreakers, a proclaim (talk), small group discussions, prayer and social time. Food and beverages are also provided. There is no fee to register for youth ministry, but we do ask that participants complete a registration form and sign up for Remind updates at www.remind.com/join - Enter Class Code stbarbym

Life: Inflame Your Heart
Our yearly catechetical sessions for high school youth begin Sunday, September 22 and concludes April 5. Our topic for the 2019-20 school year will be Prayer: The Our Father. All young people in ninth through twelfth grade are encouraged to join us from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., in the St. Barbara Room. The night includes icebreakers, a proclaim (talk), small group discussions, prayer and social time. Food and beverages are also provided. There is no fee to register for youth ministry, but we do ask that participants complete a registration form and sign up for Remind updates at www.remind.com/join - Enter Class Code stbarbym

Foundations of Faith
All middle and high school students are invited to participate in a service component during Foundations of Faith, our intergenerational Faith Formation here at St. Barbara Parish. A full list of dates can be found below or by visiting the Foundations of Faith section of our website. Service hours will be granted to those students who are in need, but please be sure to bring along the appropriate paperwork.

Have Questions?
If you have questions or need more information about the events you see listed, please reach out to Elisa Esasky, director of youth and young adult ministry, at the Parish Office at 724-744-7474, or by email at eesasky@dioceseofgreensburg.org.

 2019-20 Youth Ministry Calendar

​Event Name
​Dates
​Location & Time
​Eligible Grade Level
​Fall Kickoff: The Hoedown
​August 25
​7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Social Hall
​6-12
Edge
Sept. 15; Oct. 6; Nov. 3; Jan. 5; Feb. 9; Mar. 1 and Apr. 5.
​St. Barbara Room 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
​6-8
Life
Sept. 22; Oct. 20; Nov. 10; Jan. 12; Feb. 16; Mar. 8 and Apr. 5.
​St. Barbara Room 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
​9-12

​Foundations of Faith Service Nights (Two Options)
Sept. 11 or 25; Oct. 9 or 23; Nov. 6 or 13; Jan. 8 or 22; Feb. 12 or 19; March 11 or 25.
​6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Gather in Social Hall
​6-12
​The After Party
​Aug. 30; Sept. 13; Sept. 27; and Oct. 11
​Halftime to Midnight St. Barbara Room/Outdoor Campus
​9-12
​NET Confirmation Prep Opportunity
​September 27
​Mother of Sorrows, Murrysville
​6-8
NET Confirmation Prep Opportunity
​September 29
​Queen of Angels Catholic School, Irwin
​6-8
Holy Fire [ Register Now ] Confirmation Prep Opportunity
​October 13
​Bowling Green, Oh.
​6-8
National Catholic Youth Conference
​November 20 to November 24
​Indianapolis, Ind.
​9-12
​Christmas Party
​December 15
​7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Social Hall
​6-12
​March for Life [ Register Now ]
​January 23 and 24
​Washington D.C.
​9-12
Confirmation Retreats
​February 7 and February 14
​9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
​8
Winter Retreat [ Register Now ]
​February 21 to February 23
​Laurelville Retreat Center
​9-12
Chrism Mass
​April 9
​Blessed Sacrament Cathedral
​6-12
​Confirmation
​May 12
​7:00 p.m. Church
​8
Graduate Mass
​May 17
​8:00 a.m.
​12
​Vacation Bible School
​June 8 to June 12
​1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Mother of Sorrows
​6-12
Manus Christi
​June 15 to June 20
​Huttonsville, WV
​9-12
Cedar Point
​June 23
​Sandusky, OH
​6-12
Camp Virtue
​July 6 to July 10
​8:30 to 5:00 p.m. Mother of Sorrows
​6-9 (Campers) 10-12 (Teen Counselors)
​Steubenville Conference
July 17 to July 19
​University of Steubenville
​9-12