Lone Star Steubenville June 23-25, 2023
3500 Catholic teens will gather for this high energy Catholic Youth Conference led by National Catholic Speakers, Priests and Musicians…Right here in the Metroplex! Rising High School freshmen through graduating seniors are invited to attend this National Catholic Youth Event presented by Franciscan University of Steubenville and Life Teen Ministries.
“Lone Star” Steubenville is held at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas. Our group stays in a hotel across the street and walks over together for the sessions. The cost per student covers the event registration, hotel cost and meals for Friday evening-Sunday morning Mass. Registration is now OPEN. Check your family calendars and reach out if you have any questions. Cost per student is $140.00. Deadline to register for the conference is June 9!!
Click to Register: Life Teen Paperwork (CODE: 8ARD) | Click here to make a payment
What an honor…
Sunday Nights 6:30pm – 8:30pm | September 2022 – May 2023
*Meal offered after the 5pm Mass
Youth Night is our Large Group night of Faith Formation for 6th -12th Grade. Throughout the year, the youth will have engaging opportunities to learn more about our great faith tradition, encounter Christ in prayer and through the Sacraments, and put their faith into practice in helping others around is through service opportunities. This all takes place while surrounded by others on this journey together.
Contact the Formation office to register at 972-492-3237 X123.
Early registration is June 15, 2022 to August 15, 2023. Early registration tuition is $80 per child with a $200 maximum. Early registration tuition will apply to forms that are fully completed and received in the office by the due date. Registration after August 15, 2022 tuition is $100 per child with a $250 maximum. Payment is not due before classes begin. Home study fees vary depending on option used. Catechist discount for Elementary Family Formation, Middle School catechists, and High School faith coaches is $50 per child with a maximum of $150. Volunteer discounts, scholarships, payment plans, and full and partial financial aid are available. Please contact the office for more information.
Click here to pay online. No one is denied participation in Youth Ministry activities here at St. Catherine due to cost. If there is any need to spread out payments or even reduced payments, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
Throughout the year, we have organized opportunities to help make the outside world accessible to folks who are homebound by helping the Dallas Ramps Project. These occur on Saturdays from 7am until usually 2pm. Both youth and adults are needed, and space is very limited per Saturday. Registration opens usually about a month before the scheduled project.
St. Vincent de Paul Society
St. Vincent de Paul is an outreach ministry that focuses on helping one person at a time. There are many ways in which youth can help from helping to keep the food pantry organized to learning how to go visit, talk, and pray with individuals with other adults present. To learn more, be a guest at our meetings. We meet the second and third Thursday of the month from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Siena Hall at St. Catherine of Siena Parish.
We are truly blessed by many stepping up to help be present and help walk with and guide our youth in their faith. We also love hanging out with each other at various times throughout the year whether it be planning something youth oriented or even during the event, or just hanging out together at other times. In light of that, if you’re feeling a call to help with young people, we’d love to help put you in position to serve. There are many different avenues in which you can help. Please contact us, and we’ll take some time to discern which areas the Lord might be leading you into service to our young people.
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Faith Formation & Family Resources
FORMED® is from the Augustine Institute, and is a loaded with videos, talks, teachings, books and various other resources for people of all ages. Our parish subscribes to this service so that families will have access to an abundance of materials that they can utilize from wherever they might find themselves. If you have internet access, you’ll also have access to these great treasures. Simply use our parish name, no access code needed.
FORMED website link
LifeTeen is a Catholic Apostolate which also provides great resources that we utilize in varying degrees in our Youth Ministry here at St. Catherine of Siena. There are many blogs, testimonies and great information geared for young people on the Life Teen website.
Life Teen website link
The Parent Life Website is where you will find incredible content to help you through the very challenging and blessed years of raising teenagers. We hope to serve you by giving you access to ideas, tips, and information on a variety of topics that will bless you, your marriage, and your family.
LTParentLife website link
Ascension Presents is full of many great short video teachings and thought provoking topics to help nourish our faith. These videos are great for youth and adults. Check out the site, and even subscribe to get these great videos delivered directly to your inbox.
Ascension Presents website link
You’ve got questions, they’ve got answers! This site is for those who may have questions are want clearer explanations into why we do and believe the way we do as Catholics. Check out the forums for questions and answers and also the various books and talks available from world renown Catholic Apologists.
Catholic Answers website link
God has a special plan for each one of us. We need to to take the time to discern His voice in the midst of the loudness of our everyday lives. If you’re possibly feeling that deeper call, have courage to respond! As St. John Paul the Great would often say, “Young people, be not afraid to follow Christ!” This message is repeated often by Pope Francis even today. If you are feeling that call, or even the slightest nudge to look into a lifestyle that’s radically different, yet full of blessing, just say, “Yes” and dive into a life dedicated to Christ in a special way!
Vocation Network website link