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HS Youth Ministry

Staff Contact: Ana Maria Alvarado, Pastoral Associate

Who am I? Who is God? What do I believe? Where do I belong? Find your answers together with other teens and our adult leaders! Our high school youth ministry program is open to all 9-12th grade parish youth and their friends. We focus on providing a community of faith-filled teens and adults who grow together, pray together, serve together, and laugh together. Have a look below for ongoing events, upcoming events, and resources.

Upcoming Events:

  • Encounter the Gospel of Life (EGL) Summer Mission Trip for High School Teens & Young Adults High School youth (including those currently in 8th grade) and young adults (ages 18-20) are invited to participate in this annual event sponsored by SKD youth ministry. We will join with over 300 teens & young adults in Washington, DC for a week-long (9-14 July 2017) service retreat that will be filled with awesome speakers, great musicians, and lots of hard but very cool work in some amazing places like soup kitchens, homeless shelters, nursing homes, etc. Registration is now open until 5/1. Discount for those who complete registration by 3/26. Click here for Registration Instructions, click here for 2017 Encounter Flier/Archdiocese of Baltimore Permission Form & Release. Questions can be addressed by contacting Leah
  • We are startin Youth Group meetings up again on Sunday January 8th. See you there!
  • St John's Regional Catholic school is hosting a Harlem Wizards game at Mount St. Marys University on 11 February 2017. This is a family event (aka not a drop off event) but if you are interested please contact the school. For more information please view the flyer.
  • Ongoing Events

  • Youth group gatherings open to parish high schoolers and their friends on Sunday nights from 6-8 PM. Click here for the permission form.
  • All High School youth are invited to participate as teen sitters at our monthly free babysitting service. Worthy of the Call training must be completed before volunteering. Click here for the flyer and click here for the permission form.
  • Games Night at Citizen's Nursing Home one Thursday per month from 7-8PM. You can sign up by emailing Ana Maria Alvarado at, or you can go to and sign yourself up. Click here for the permission form.
  • L'Arche Gatherings one Friday per month from 6:30-9:00PM. Click here for the permission form.
  • Monthly service at the Frederick Community Action Agency soup kitchen serving dinner from 5-7 PM on the 1st & 2nd Fridays of each month. You can sign up by emailing Ana Maria Alvarado at, or you can go to and sign yourself up. Click here for the permission form.
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