HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP

Mission Statement:

Saint Dennis High School Youth Group is a young adult family that improves the community and helps build our faith in God through positive acts of unconditional love.

For more information about our youth ministry program or upcoming events, please e-mail Elizabeth Enarson at eenarson@saint-dennis.org or call 815-838-2592 x116.

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A Permission Slip is required for teens to participate in various youth ministry activities.  In addition, please also fill out the photo/video permission slip as well. For your convenience we have provided the forms below, in PDF format. All of the permission slips for our youth ministry events from Sept. 2016- Feb. 2017 have been uploaded below.  If you need one for a particular event, please download it, print it, fill it out, and return it to the parish office attn: Elizabeth Enarson at least a week prior to the event.  Please note that below the uploaded documents is all of the information in regards to dates and upcoming youth ministry events.  Also, if your teen is planning on attending an event, please be sure that they register in advance so that we can plan in regards to how many adult volunteers and drivers we need.  Thank you!! :)

Permissio Slip– Youth Ministry Kickoff  (Sat. Sept 10th)

Permission Slips for monthly peer ministry meetings

Permission Slip Apple Picking and Pumpkin Picking Event at Kuiper’s (Sun. Oct. 9th)

Permission Slip– Feed My Starving Children (Sat. Oct. 15th)

Permission Slip– Life in the Spirit Seminar (Oct. 22nd & 23rd)

Family Fun Zone Permission Slip (Sat. Nov. 12th)

 Permission Slip Franciscan Village Dec Service Project in Lemont (Sun. Dec. 4th)

Updated Permission Slip– Youth Ministry Christmas Party at Rocket Ice Arena  (Dec. 10th)

Permission Slip– Brunswick Zone Bowling Outing in Romeoville (Sat. Jan. 28th)

Permission Slip Franciscan Village Feb Service Project in Lemont (Sat. Feb. 4th)

Permission Slip Youth Ministry Valentine’s Party (Sat. Feb. 11th)

Photo and Video Consent Form

Upcoming Event Information

NEW!! UPCOMING SATURDAY 4:30PM MONTHLY TEEN MASSES!

Come join us for monthly teen masses beginning in September.  These masses will have contemporary worship and homilies geared towards our teen community.  We are encouraging teens to take on leadership roles such as Lectoring, Eucharistic Ministry, Media Server, Sacristan, and helping in the choir.  Any teens that would like to help with the choir for the monthly teen masses, please come to the church by 3:30pm to go over music for that particular evening’s mass.  The dates of the upcoming teen masses are as follows: 9/10, 10/15, 11/12, 12/10, 1/28, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, and 5/6.

NEW!! SOCIAL EVENT AND/OR SERVICE PROJECT TO FOLLOW EACH OF THE MONTHLY SAT. 4:30PM TEEN MASSES!! 

Come join us for a monthly social event and/or service project after each of the Saturday monthly 4:30pm teen masses.  Below are some of the events coming up:

9/10: YOUTH MINISTRY KICKOFF!! Come join us in the gym and outside area immediately following the Saturday 4:30pm mass for pizza, icebreakers, scavenger hunt, and messy games!! :) We will have several games such as the Jello Challenge, Shave the Balloon, Tallest Ice Cream Sundae, and much more!! 

10/15: Come join us for our Feed My Starving Children Service Project in Aurora immediately following the Saturday 4:30pm teen mass.

11/12: Come join us for our Roller Skating Event at Family Fun Zone in Crest Hill immediately following the Saturday 4:30pm teen mass.

12/10: Come join us for our Youth Ministry Christmas party at Rocket Ice Arena in Bolingbrook immediately following the Saturday 4:30pm teen mass.

1/28: Come join us for our Youth Ministry Bowling event at Brunswick Zone in Romeoville immediately following our 4:30pm teen mass.

2/11: Come join us for our Youth Ministry Valentine’s Party in the Stalzer Rm immediately following the 4:30pm teen mass.  We will have heart shaped pizzas, games, and community building. :)

UPCOMING LIFE IN THE SPIRIT SEMINAR/TEEN RETREAT OCT. 22nd & 23rd

Teens, are you looking for something more in your relationship with God, but aren’t sure what that looks like? Join us for a retreat experience that can help your relationship with the Lord come alive in a new way!! Consider growing in your relationship with God and other teens from St. Dennis (and surrounding parishes) by attending a Teen Life in the Spirit Retreat.  The retreat will consist of inspiring talks, music, prayer, sharing, and prayer for the Baptism in the Holy Spirit by Fr. Jim Curtin and the Life in the Spirit Retreat Team.  We will begin on Saturday October 22nd with our 4:30pm parish mass and then have dinner, worship music, and opening talks in the Stalzer Rm until 8:30pm.  We will continue on Sunday from 9:00am-3:00pm in Fracaro Hall.  Please contact Elizabeth Enarson, Youth Minister at 815-838-2592 x116 to register for the above event by October 13th.

MONTHLY PEER MINISTRY LEADERSHIP TEAM MEETINGS

Once a month on a Saturday and/or Sunday our Peer Ministry Leadership Team will be meeting to plan for upcoming youth ministry events.  The Peer Ministry Leadership Team is made up of high school teens that are interested in taking on a leadership role at our parish.  They will help lead various aspects of our monthly teen masses, and will be involved in planning and facilitating youth ministry social events and service projects.  If you are a high school teen that would like to find out more about the youth ministry program, please contact Elizabeth Enarson at 815-838-2592 x116 or eenarson@saint-dennis.org for further information.

OTHER UPCOMING YOUTH MINISTRY EVENTS:

Service Project: Face-painting at the Delwood Park “Now’s the Time” Block Party on Sept. 18th from 1-6pm

Social Event: Apple Picking/Pumpkin Picking/Corn Maze at Kuiper’s Farm on Oct. 9th from 12:30-5:00pm

Service Project: Bingo/Christmas Party for the residents of Franciscan Village in Lemont on December 4th from 1:30-4:30pm

Service Project: Bingo/Valentine’s Party for the residents of Franciscan Village in Lemont on February 4th from 1:30-4:30pm

Please contact Elizabeth Enarson, Youth Minister at 815-838-2592 x116 or eenarson@saint-dennis.org for more information on any of the above events.  

March-August Events will be listed in the 2017 Gift Booklet.

 

GIFT Program Information

There are many programs/activities in the GIFT program guide that you may enjoy. If you see anything you like, be sure to sign-up.

 

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Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

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