Youth Ministry


Click here to view January 25, 2019  Youth Ministry Newsletter!
Click here to view the SALT Ministry December Flyer!
Click here to view the High School Ministry December Flyer!

Middle School SALT Ministry and High School Ministry

Middle School SALT Ministry is open to all 6th-8th grade students and takes place from 3:00-4:30pm.
High School Ministry is open to all 9th-12th grade students and takes place from 7:00-8:30pm.

Mission Trip Car Wash and Cookout Fundraiser

Unfortunately, we got rained out last weekend, but we're coming back bigger and better next weekend! Come to St. Matthew NEXT Saturday, June 29th for our bigger and better Car Wash and Cook Out, now complete with a Bake Sale! We will be out in the St. Matthew front parking lot from 11:00am-3:00pm! So come enjoy some grub while your car gets a scrub! All funds raised will go directly back to our teens who will be attending this year's mission trip to Brooklyn!

North Deanery King's Island Trip

Join us on Wednesday, July 17th for our annual North Deanery CYO Day at King's Island! We will meet at St. Matthew at 8:00am on the 17th and return home at about 11:00pm that same evening. We are now into Regular Registration until June 14th. Be sure to let Cari know by the 14th if you and/your teen plan to attend to get the Regular Registration price of $90! Registration forms have been emailed out and can be found in the church narthex.

National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC)

We are gearing up for the bi-annual National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) happening right here, in Indianapolis in November! For more information, be sure to check out the information packets that got emailed out as well as can be found in the church narthex.

WHEELS (We Help Everyone Everywhere with Love and Service)

New outreach ministry to the homeless sponsored by: Youth Ministry
We need donations! Box located in the Narthex

Mission: To be the hands and feet of Jesus to those in need.

What is the purpose of W.H.E.E.L.S?

  • To help those in need
  • To put into action discipleship
  • To evangelize by sharing the Good News
  • To guide those in need to resources

What we do:

• Give out cinch sacks with provisions
• Pray for those in need
• Practice acts of kindness and mercy

Click here to view the flyer

Questions? Contact Wendy Manubay at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Cari Weibel at the Parish Office

Important Dates

June 29: Car Wash and Cook Out @ St. Matthew
July 6-14: Mission Trip to Brooklyn, NY
July 17: CYO Day at King's Island


Middle School 2018-19 Calendar

High School 2018-19 Calendar

Youth Ministry Contact Information

Cari Weibel, Youth Minister
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317.546.4065 ext. 326

Office Hours: Every Wednesday and Friday from 10am - 6pm

St. Lawrence Youth Ministry Council

We are so excited to announce that not only do we have a Mission Statement, but we now also have a Vision Statement and Core Values! Be sure to check out this week's newsletter for each one!


En español:
Rezando Voy - - Los ‘Podcast’ y otro archivos de audio sobre la oración para descargar
Por Tu Matrimonio - - Renueva su Matrimonio con los recursos matrimoniales
Vaticano - - El sitio oficial de vaticano
Obispos Católicos de EE. UU. - - El sitio oficial de Concilio de los Obispos Católicos en la Estados Unidos (partes en español)
Hecho Para Vida - - Un vídeo sobre la importancia de un padre y también un madre en la vida de los niños.
Familia y Fe: Loyola Press en Español - – Recursos sobre la fe católica, la espiritualidad, y la familia
Espacio Sagrado - - Un Meditación diaria sobre un pasaje de Sagrada Escritura

Marriage & Family:
Loyola Press – Parenting and Faith resources from Loyola Press, including a monthly email newsletter and suggestions for prayers and practices for the home.
For Your Marriage - - US Bishop’s outreach to married couples of all ages to refresh and renew your marriage and your family.
“Made for Life” Video - - Video by the US Bishops on the importance of both a mother and a father in the life of a child and their development
Grace Before Meals - - The outreach of Fr. Leo Patalinghug, “The Cooking Priest”, to promote regular family meals, which are statistically proven to increase the success and well-being of youth. Check out resources for prayer, activities, talking points, and delicious recipes for your family.
Parenting by Boystown - - A resource provided by the not-for-profit Boystown USA for all things parenting from newborns to teenagers.

Prayer & Spirituality:
Fatima Retreat Center - Need time to pray and refresh your spiritual life? Check out a retreat at Our Lady of Fatima, the local retreat center for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. It’s just a few miles from St. Lawrence and they even offer mom’s days with childcare!
Benedict Inn Retreat Center - – The retreat center run by the Benedictine sisters at Our Lady of grace Monastery in Beech Grove. Join them for one of their upcoming days of reflection.
Creighton University Prayer Ministry – The online prayer ministry of Creighton University is an easy way to dive into prayer even on your coffee break.
Sacred Space - - Sacred Space in the online prayer ministry of the Irish Jesuits providing a daily Scriptural meditation.
Other6 - - Join the other6 online community for sharing about where you have seen God during the week on the other 6 days apart from Sunday.
Pray As You Go - - The British Jesuits provide prayer podcasts and audio files for streaming or download so you can pray on the go.
Three-Minute Retreat - – Take the first three minutes of your lunch break each day to go on a retreat prepared by Loyola Press.

Our Catholic Faith
Vatican Website - - The official website of the Vatican
US Council of Catholic Bishops - - The official website of the US Council of Catholic Bishops
LifeTeen - - A great site for youth to learn about the Catholic faith and how it relates to youth culture. Also great for parents who want to know the same about their teens!
Busted Halo - - A fantastic site for young adults and the young-at-heart adults who are doing spiritual seeking and want to know what God and the Church have to say about our lives.
Catholics Come Home - - Been away from Mass for a while or know someone else who has? Get to know more about coming home to the Church.
Indianapolis Catholic Radio - - Did you know Indy has it’s own Catholic Radio station? Learn more about it here and take the faith with you on your radio, too.
Indiana Catholic Conference is - – The official public policy arm of the Catholic Church in Indiana.
Catholic News Service (CNS) - - Catholic news outlet reporting on important current events and important church news.

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Youth Ministry Contacts

cari weibel

Cari Weibel
Coordinator of Youth Ministry
St. Lawrence Catholic Church
6944 East 46th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46226
(317) 546-4065, ext. 226
(317) 543-4926 (Fax)


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For quick updates on Youth Ministry, weekly Scripture readings, and occasional brilliant thoughts, follow Cari on Twitter - @RamsReligion

Youth Ministry is now on Instagram! For updates and pictures from our events, follow @saintlawrenceym in your feed."

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Farewell Fr Martin


And thank him for his ministry here at Saint Lawrence. Our Hispanic Ministry groups have organized a party for Fr. Martin after the 5pm Mass on June 29 in Fr. Conen Hall. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Also If you did not get a chance to write a farewell note for Fr. Martin at the weekend Masses, there's still time. Please drop off your note, letter, drawing, or photos to the Parish Office no later than June 26. They will be included in an album for Fr. Martin. Fr. Martin’s last day at Saint Lawrence is June 30. He will be leaving for a Pastoral Experience in Mexico.

Next Weekend - Coffee & Donuts after Morning Masses Served by St. Vincent de Paul Society


Please join St. Matthew Parish, 4100 E. 56th St., for the Annual Tri-Parish Mass to celebrate Independence Day on Thursday, July 4, at 9 a.m. The Mass will be followed by a continental breakfast in the community room for our tri-parish community, which includes St. Lawrence and St. Andrew. All are welcome.

NEW DAILY MASS SCHEDULE: Beginning Monday July 1, 2019

Beginning Monday, July 1, our daily Mass schedule will be:

Monday – No Masses.
Tuesday – 5:30pm (English)
Wednesday – 8:15am (English)
Thursday – 7:00pm (Spanish) with Confessions available from 6:00-6:45pm in English or Spanish.
Friday – 8:15am (English)
Saturday – No daily Mass at 8:15am. We will continue to have our anticipation Mass at 5:00pm.

If you currently have a Mass scheduled for 5:30pm on Thursday after July 1, 2019, you will be contacted with a new Mass date/time. Please contact Kim in the Parish Office with any questions or 317-546-4065 ext 332


will be held in August. If you are interested in serving the parish as a council member, please submit a short bio and photo to Kim in the parish office 317-546-4065 ext 332 or place them in an envelope in the Sunday collection.

SMS Car Wash and Cookout 2019

EXTRA COLLECTION - JUNE 29/30 - Peter’s Pence Collection

Next week, we will take up the Peter’s Pence Collection, which provides Pope Francis with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world. The proceeds benefit our brothers and sisters on the margins of society, including victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters. Please be generous and place your donation in the regular collection basket. Visit for more information.


Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Funds are used for our parish and local community. Please be generous. This collection will be taken up following Communion.


Click here to view the report.

June2019 MATN Update


Click here to read about the latest update of our Capital Campaign


Weekend Masses are booked through the end of the year. Daily Masses are available as early as next week. Call Kim at the parish office 317-546-4065 ext 332 to schedule a Mass intention in memory of a loved one or for the special intention of a loved one. Stipend is $10.


Please remember that because of HIPPA rules, hospitals will not call Saint Lawrence and tell us when you are in the hospital. Even if you give the hospital the name of our church, they will not pass on your hospital admission to us. When you are admitted to the hospital, please have a family member call Saint Lawrence (317-546-4065) and let us know of your illness.
If you need a priest in an emergency, please use our emergency phone (317-987-7818).


(0.01% gluten content) Please alert the presiding priest before Mass and stand in this priest’s Communion line to receive the host.


Giving Fast. Pray. Give up your Envelopes! We invite you to help your parish save money by giving up your offertory envelopes this Lent! Enrolling with Faith Direct will provide St. Lawrence Catholic Church with consistent support and simplify your giving without the wasteful envelopes. Join us in giving up envelopes this Lenten season! church code: IN124


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Weekend Masses are scheduling into August. Daily Masses are available as early as next week. Call Kim at the parish office 317-546-4065 to schedule a Mass intention in memory of a loved one or for the special intention of a loved one. The stipend is $10.


Sunday: Before the 9:00am Mass in the Chapel and After the Noon Mass in the Chapel
Monday: 7:00pm in the Chapel
Tuesday: 10:00am in private homes. Check calendar.
First Friday: 6:30pm in the Chapel
Saturday: Before the 5:00pm Mass in the Church
The rosary is also prayed in the Chapel following most of our daily Masses.


5:00pm Saturday
9am and 12pm Sunday

6:00pm Sunday Latino Mass


8:15am Monday - Wednesday, Friday - Saturday
5:30pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00pm Thursday (Spanish)


Saturdays: 4:00-4:45pm before 5:00pm mass

Sundays: 8:00-8:45am before 9:00am mass

Sundays: 5:30-5:50pm before 6:00pm Misa

Thursdays: 6:00-6:45pm before 7:00pm Misa

First Friday of the month: after 8:15am Mass


In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, except holidays
Sundays: after 12pm noon Mass to 4pm
Thursdays: 8:30am to 4pm
Fridays: after 8:15 am Mass to 3pm and 6:00-8:00pm
Men’s Adoration: 3rd Sunday of month 9-10pm
Children's Adoration:  Please join us Thursday July 18th at 10:00 am for a children's adoration hour in the chapel. All ages welcome! We will have a play date afterwards, email Megan for more information:


In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel except for Holy Days and Holidays
6:45am – Monday thru Wednesday & First Friday of Month
8:15am - Thursday
5:30pm – Monday, Wednesday


5:15pm Monday thru Fri - Church Choir Area


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