Youth Ministry This Week

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Dear Youth Ministry Families,

I hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving last week. The children who came to youth ministry a couple weeks ago all participated very well and reverently in Eucharistic Adoration led by Fr. Karlo.
New kids are always welcome in both Middle School and High School Youth Ministry! To register your child for youth ministry please go to our website to register.
Upcoming Middle School Youth Ministry
We’ll have a youth night on Thursday December 1st from 6:30-8:00pm in Julie Hall at St. Mary’s Convent (15 Chapman St., enter through back door). Food will be provided. Please let me know if your child will be able to make it.
High School Youth Ministry
Our High School youth night will be on Sunday December 4th from 6:30-8:00pm in Julie Hall at St. Mary’s Convent (15 Chapman St., enter through back door). Food will be provided. Please let me know if your child will be able to make it.
Annual Ugly Sweater Advent Party
We’ll be having our annual Ugly Sweater Advent Party on Thursday December 15th from 6:30-8:00pm in Julie Hall at St. Mary’s Convent. Please come appropriately dressed! Middle School and High School students welcome!
To see our upcoming youth ministry events please go to our website to check out our calendar.
For any questions please contact David Bearse, evangelization@beverlycatholic.com.

Last Call – Men’s and Women’s Advent Retreats

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Advent Men’s Retreat – 12/3/16

Advent Women’s Retreat – 12/10/16

We will be having our annual Advent Men’s and Women’s Retreats this December. We’ll be meeting from 8am-2pm. We’re going to be blessed with Fr. Michael Warren from the Oblates of the Virgin Mary – the same order that includes Fr. Peter Gojuk and Fr. Tim Gallagher.

Location – St. Mary Star of the Sea Convent, 15 Chapman St.
The Day will include a light breakfast, talks, time for silent prayer, an opportunity for Confession, Mass and lunch.
Suggested donation $12. Pre-Registration is required.
To register please contact David Bearse, evangelization@beverlycatholic.com.

Altar Server Training

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Altar Server Training with Fr. Karlo is scheduled for December 2, 9 and 16 from 5:30-6:30pm.
The training location will be at St. John the Evangelist Church, 111 New Balch St. Parents are asked to come with their children.
Pre-registration is Required. Children 4th grade and up are eligible to become altar servers.  Please contact David Bearse, evangelization@beverlycatholic.com to Register.

Beverly Catholic Advent Retreats – Men and Women

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Advent Men’s Retreat – 12/3/16

Advent Women’s Retreat – 12/10/16

We will be having our annual Advent Men’s and Women’s Retreats this December. We’ll be meeting from 8am-2pm. We’re going to be blessed with Fr. Michael Warren from the Oblates of the Virgin Mary – the same order that includes Fr. Peter Gojuk and Fr. Tim Gallagher.

Location – St. Mary Star of the Sea Convent, 15 Chapman St.
The Day will include a light breakfast, talks, time for silent prayer, an opportunity for Confession, Mass and lunch.
Suggested donation $12. Pre-Registration is required.
To register please contact David Bearse, evangelization@beverlycatholic.com.

Youth Ministry – This Week

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Middle School
Thursday (11/17) from 6:30-8pm we will have a regular youth night at the Convent, 15 Chapman St. (enter through the back door). Food will be provided. We will have an opportunity to pray together in the presence of Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament to tell him everything we are thankful for as we approach Thanksgiving.
High School
This coming Sunday (11/20) from 6:30-8pm we will have our youth night at the Convent. We will have food and we will also have a special opportunity to pray in the presence of Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament.
Save the Date

Middle School Youth Ministry – December 1, December 15 (Ugly Sweater Party)

High School Youth Ministry – December 4, December 15 (Ugly Sweater Party)

 

For more information about Youth Ministry please contact David Bearse, evangelization@beverlycatholic.com.

Middle East Benefit Concert – Friday 11/18 7pm @ St. Mary Star of the Sea Church

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Paul Jernberg, Music Director of St. Monica and St. Lucy Parishes in Methuen, is pleased to announce three concerts to be held this November to raise funds for refugees and internally displaced peoples (IDPs) in the Middle East. The concerts will feature a choral performance of Canadian-American composer Roman Hurko’s Liturgy No. 3, an English setting of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, as well as a beautiful sung Compline Night Prayer for the Feast of St. Cecilia. All net proceeds will be used to provide food, shelter, and medical assistance to IDPs and Christian refugees through the Knights of Columbus Christian Refugee Relief Fund, under the auspices of St. Monica and St. Lucy Parishes and the Knights of Columbus Council 14725. The concerts will be presented on Friday, November 18 at 7:00 pm at St. Mary Star of the
Sea Catholic Church in Beverly, MA, on Sunday, November 20 at 5:30 pm at St. Monica Catholic Church in Methuen, MA, and on Tuesday, November 22 at 7:00 pm at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Nashua, NH. No tickets will be sold but a free-will offering will be accepted. Light refreshments will be served at a reception following each concert. For more information or to help sponsor these efforts please email saintmonicachoir@gmail.com. Donations are also accepted via the youcaring.com fundraising page (656504).

Download the Poster Here

Saturday November 12th – Holy Door Pilgrimage – Still Room Available!

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WE STILL HAVE PLENTY OF SPACE AVAILABLE!

There is no cost for this trip.

Tour of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Passing through the Holy Door to Receive a Plenary Indulgence on Saturday, November 12, 2016.

We will leave Beverly at around 8:45am from the parking lot at St. John’s (552 Cabot St.) for the Cathedral. We will be traveling in a bus to the Cathedral – no need to drive!

If you are interested please contact David Bearse, evangelization@beverlycatholic.com to reserve your spot.

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