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Beach, BBQ & Mass!

All Youth Grades 9-12 are invited to

Spend the day on the Beach at Davis Park, Fire Island!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Join us anytime!

BBQ at 3 pm followed by 5 pm mass at Most Precious Blood Church with Fr. Frank Pizzarelli, Celebrant

Please register by August 1st to get group rate on the ferry tickets:
$16 per ticket (without food)
$20 per ticket (includes food)

We will meet at Most Precious Blood Rectory at 3:00!

Ferry leaves out of Patchogue ferry schedule

download flyer .. flyer

For questions or to register, contact, Michael Hoffner, Youth Minister at Saints Peter & Paul, Manorville at mbhoffner@gmail.com or 516-306-6679.

Marianne Sheridan
Director for Youth Ministry
msheridan@drvc.org


World Youth Day - Krakow

 

July 24, 2016-August 1, 2016

2016 WYD Theme "Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy" (Mt 5:7)

The Diocese will be working with 206 Tours for World Youth Day in Krakow in 2016. New to our Diocesan Pilgrimage, we will be offering an opportunity to participate in the "Days in the Diocese" mission week prior to the opening of World Youth Day. More information to follow within the next few weeks...

INFORMATION and PRICING for WYD WILL BE COMING OUT ON APRIL 27th!

START FUNDRAISING ...  this is a WYD you don't want to miss!


"The Poor have much to teach you .... You have much to learn from them. ... St. Vincent de Paul
 
midnight runIn October, we joined together for the "Hunger Banquet" and there we found    out how much we had to learn from the poor.  As Christians, we are called to be "one with the poor" as Jesus, himself was.  
 
If you are interested in either participating in a midnight run, making toiletry bags or having a sock, hoodie or backpack drive, please let me know.  I could pick up all donations.

Also, if you would like a date for midnight run, I'd be happy to schedule one for you, make a presentation to your group and go with you into the city.  To secure a date that you want for April, May and June, please submit the date no later than February 10th.  
 
Thank you for all you are doing in your youth groups to encourage our young people to be aware of the needs of others. 


 

 National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry ("NCCYM")

What a great opportunity to be with Youth Ministers from our Diocese, to meet other Youth Ministers from across the country and to be "re-energized" and learn more about the Ministry we love! A group of Youth Ministers and myself went down to Orlando in 2013 and had a great time! Hoping to get a group together again this December. Several youth ministers have already registered ... don't wait until the last minute, there are discounts now for registration!

>>> nccym registration and information

 

 
YouthLeader Workshop Print E-mail

Thursday, June 26 - Sunday, June 29, 2014
Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington, NY
For High School Students
(entering 10th through 12th grades)

TO DATE I HAVE NOT RECEIVED ANY COMMITMENTS OR DEPOSITS ...
YOUTHLEADER MAY HAVE TO BE CANCELLED .. I CAN EXTEND THE DATE UNTIL FEBRUARY 10TH, BUT WILL NEED A DEFINITE COMMITMENT AND DEPOSIT IN ORDER TO BOOK THIS.

YouthLeader is a Program sponsored by the Center of Ministry Development (CMD) and is designed to empower our youth with interpersonal and communication skills necessary in the development of youth leaders. Over the past several years, the cost for the 5-day YouthLeader Program was up to $495 per person. Although a great program, the cost was definitely leaving some groups out. Keeping that in mind, we have changed the venue of the Workshop and CMD has developed a 4-day Program for our Diocese. This change will still include all of the important elements of this program, for one day less and at a cost of $215 less per person. I am hoping at the reduced cost, more groups will choose to participate. It is a great way of not only developing the leadership in your own youth groups, but also the leadership of the larger church. I realize that many of you have your own leadership training. However, what makes this program different is that it allows teens from all over Long Island to work, pray and laugh together as they learn the skills necessary for leadership. They get out of their "comfort" zone and are challenged to meet new people, have new experiences and to grow in their faith.

COST FOR YOUTH LEADER
This 4-day Training will cost $280 per person. This fee includes all materials, meals, accommodations, a YouthLeader t-shirt and a wealth of hands on knowledge to take back to their group.

If you are interested in participating in this Training, please
return the following >>> registration form <<<
no later than February 1, 2014
Please click here for >>> flyer <<<

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Mission Statement

The Diocese of Rockville Centre is committed to empowering and inspiring our young people to live whole lives as disciples of Christ in a loving and welcoming community, rooted in the joys and traditions of the Catholic faith. The Youth Ministry Apostolate seeks to transform the lives of our youth through a personal Encounter with Christ, which will lead to a life of holiness and prayer, service and social justice. Diocesan Youth Ministry endeavors to create opportunities for young people to develop a relationship with the God who loves them, with the support of other youth who embrace the same Church and values.

 

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