Each of our leaders believes in the importance of reminding our youth that the Good Shepherd loves them. We seek to support their parents’ efforts at home and build on the foundation they built in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. We are serious about proclaiming the Gospel for and with our youth.
I hope we can all take more time this Advent to wait for and watch for God, as He comes to us as Jesus, while we’re waiting for the virus to end, waiting for the vaccine to come, but above all, for the Christ child to be born again, among us, to lead us to our Father and to the lives we will have as we continue to follow Him.
The pandemic has made it hard to show our neighbors love, but there is a way for each of us to help: participate in this year’s Virtual Crop Walk on October 11.
St. Peter’s youth are committed to learning about, and working towards, fulfilling the laws of Christ by committing to “Becoming Beloved Community.”
Your ancient ruins shall be rebuilt; you shall raise up the foundations of many generations; you shall be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of streets to live in. – Isaiah 58:12 This month marks my 18th year as Director of Youth Formation at St. Peter’s! It is truly remarkable that St. Peter’s clergy, …
I joined the HUGS staff in 2015, mostly to understand the love and transformative experiences our youth describe. I found HUGS Camp to be God’s Kingdom on earth, where one can experience the world as God intends it to be.
I salute our graduating seniors: Maurice Clarke, Rebekah McMillian, Lena Miano, and Christina O’Neill. They are a remarkable group of young people and a privilege to know.
Worrying has been affecting me in ways that are new for me. And, because I’m such an extrovert, I find my comfort and joy in being with those I care about, like our St. Peter’s family. So where does this new Season leave me and you, if you are worried, too?
This Sunday we celebrate the Rite 13 Liturgy, a rite of passage in our young peoples’ lives, as well as a special occasion for them, for their parents, and for the parish. Your support plays a part in this journey. By joining in Sunday’s liturgy, you join in the celebration of this journey to adulthood.
We owe it to our friends and neighbors to share with them the good news of Christ through our worship services, our formation programs and our in-reach and outreach opportunities. Join me in inviting others to experience what we have.