Join with the Newtown Action Alliance and other Gun Violence Prevention groups
and attend a Candlelight Prayer Vigil
Wednesday, December 14, 2106 at 7:30 PM
following Advent evening prayer at 7 PM
Sorry for the format. Just too busy to get the info organized nicely. Maybe I'll be able to do so next week. Please contact Matt with any questions or if you would like to participate or chaperone!
We have a lot of events going on this month. Please see below for lists summarizing all the events that are happening. A more detailed description of each of the events can be found below the list. If you still want further information or if you are interested in participating in one of the events for the Vicariate or the Archdiocese, please contact the youth ministry coordinator, Matt.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7 pm
Oak Park Temple
1235 N. Harlem Avenue in Oak Park
Keynote Speaker: Xavier McElrath-Bey
Senior Advisor and National Advocate
with The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Free Event. All are welcome.
Optional good will offering will be collected in support of the Holiday Food and Gift Basket and Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth.
8:30 am - Registration and Hospitality
9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Are you wondering what Ministry will put your unique talents to good use in serving the parish and the community?
Then come to the Ascension Ministry Fair where you can learn about all of Ascension’s great ministries and find the perfect fit for you!
The Archdiocesan Office for Catechesis and Youth Ministry (OFCYM) & Vicariate IV (our part of the archdiocese) are hosting an archdiocesan-wide Youth Rally for 7th grade, 8th grade, and high schoolers on Sunday April 17, 2016 from 2pm-6:30pm entitled “Hope, Love, Forgive, and the Joy of Faith.” It will be at St. Catherine/St. Lucy Parish (34 S. Austin) in Oak Park. Mass, which will be part of the rally, will be said by Fr. Joe Ekpo, O.P. from Fenwick.