Youth Ministry

Permission forms are needed for all events that do not take place on Mount Saint Peter grounds. Please fill out the permission form and turn it into the office.  

We are always looking for more adults that are willing to journey with the students on their walk of faith.  If you or someone you know would like to be intentional about helping your student or others grow in faith, please don't hesitate to contact us. Please contact the Parish Office (724.335.9877) to learn how to become a volunteer with the Youth Ministry program.  

We look forward to walking beside your students and your family this year as we grow in our faith and love of Jesus!  


Diocesan Winter Retreat

 
 

March 1-3, 2019
Laurelville Retreat Center - Mt. Pleasant
Cost: $120

All youth of the Diocese in grades 9 -12 are invited to join us for the Diocesan High School Winter Retreat, Fully Known, sponsored by the Diocese of Greensburg. Come pray, share, learn, and take time to be with God. Join us March 1-3, 2019 at Laurelville Retreat Center in Mt. Pleasant.  The cost of the event is $120. Attendees are eligible for a scholarship for half the cost through the Francis Fund. Click here for more information.

Register now with Sara. Applications must be submitted by January 1, 2019


National Catholic Youth Conference

 
 

November 20-24, 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana

A pilgrimage of faith, the National Catholic Youth Conference is an exciting, biennial three-day experience of prayer, community and empowerment for Catholic teenagers addressing a wide variety of topics including Catholic spirituality and prayer, social justice issues, sexuality and leadership. We are now accepting registrations to join our Diocesan pilgrimage. Click here for more information.

Please contact Sara to register. Registrations will be accepted until the end of January 2019.


GOT A GAME?

 
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Do you have any new or gently used games at home that you would like to donate to the youth ministry program?  Help us fill our shelves for the students present and future.  Please just drop off your board games at the office. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Youth Ministry Upcoming Events

Please wear your Youth Ministry shirts when serving at these events! Don't have a shirt? Contact the Parish Office (724-335-9877) to get one. 

**All Youth Ministry Nights are for students grades 6-12. If you are in High School and are in need of service hours, please join us during a scheduled event to be a Teen Mentor in our Youth Ministry program.**

**If Youth Ministry is cancelled on any given night due to weather or emergency, parents/students will receive notification through the Remind App.**



March For Life 2019

January 17-18, 2019
Washington, D.C.
Cost: $100

Youth in grades 9-12 and their adult chaperones are invited to journey to the Life is Very Good Evening Rally, Morning Mass for Life, and March for Life in Washington, DC on January 17 and 18, 2019. The cost is $100 and includes the Life is Very Good Evening Rally, Morning Mass, Lunch, the March for Life, all meals, backpack, scarf, hat and coach bus transportation.

Click here for further details or contact Sara. Space is limited.


Manus Christi Youth Service Week

June 10-15, 2019
Bishop Hodges Retreat Center - Huttonsville, WV

Youth in grades 8-12 (currently) are invited to a summer work camp experience from June 10-15, 2019.

Manus Christi is Latin for "Hands of Christ." Manus Christi is an active reflection of St. Teresa's words, mixing vibrant prayer, engaging catechesis and formation, and significant service with and to those in need. This week-long service and mission experience takes place in Huttonsville, WV and gives entering 9-12 graders the opportunity to encounter Christ in those in need while learning about and living the concepts of personal dignity, the common good, solidarity, and subsidiarity.

The total cost is $315 for youth. Chaperones are $250. Clergy and Religious are free. Transportation from the Greensburg Diocese will be provided (please make checks payable to the Diocese of Greensburg). A portion of the fee ($157.50 youth/$125 adults) is eligible for Francis Fund grant. Please return this form, the Francis Fund Application, and $50 deposit (checks payable to the Diocese of Greensburg) by February 25, 2019 to the Parish Office. Monsignor will write one letter for our group, therefore, you DO NOT need to contact him for a letter as the application states. Space is very limited and reservations will be made on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Registration Letter and Form
Francis Fund Application (Please note: Monsignor will be writing one letter for the entire MSP group, therefore, you DO NOT need to contact him for a letter as the application states.)

Click here for more information about the week.

Contact Sara if you have any additional questions.


 
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World Youth Day 2019

January 20 - 29, 2019

 

Youth, families, and young adults from the Diocese of Greensburg and the Diocese of Pittsburgh will be traveling together to join in this global festival featuring thousands of young people (ages 16-39) and families united for uplifting worship, inspirational talks, and incredible music.

Travel accommodations through the Diocese of Greensburg include:
        *Accommodation in Panama
        *All meals during the duration of your stay in Panama (food at airports are responsibility of the participant)
       
*Insurance
        *Round trip group flight from Pittsburgh to Panama
        *All group transportation in Panama is included, including WYD events and to/from Adventure Experiences
        *Panama Canal Tour (experience the jungle up-close with an included kayak tour of the Chagres River)
        *Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) speaking guides

Children ages 16 and 17 may attend if accompanied by a parent. The total cost of the trip is $1,995 per person. 

For more information about WYD 2019, click here for the flyer or click here for the informational letter and itinerary.

The deadline for registration was September 1, 2018, with final payments due on September 30th.