Youth Ministry

YOUTH MINISTRY NEWS AND UPDATES

Click here to view December 7, 2018  Youth Ministry Newsletter!

North Deanery Jr. High Gathering Join us on Friday, December 14 from 7:00-9:00pm at St. Matthew for our next Jr. High Gathering! It is a Candy-Land theme, so either dress in your favorite color or wear an ugly winter sweater and join us for a sweet time!

Middle School SALT and High School Ministry

Middle School SALT and High School Ministry Join us on Wednesday, December 19 for our next Middle School SALT Ministry and High School Ministry events of the school year! Come have fun at an Advent and Christmas themed event with all kinds of food, games, and activities!

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

Click here to view the SALT Ministry December Flyer!

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

High School Service Saturday - Join us from 8:30am-12:30pm NEXT Saturday, December 15 to help those who need a little extra assistance! We will be serving in the St. Vincent de Paul Distribution Center with various tasks.

Click here to view the High School Ministry December Flyer!

High School Service Saturday - December 15th

Join us from 8:30am-12:30pm on Saturday, December 15th to help those who need a little extra assistance! We will be serving in the St. Vincent de Paul Distribution Center with various tasks. Be sure to check out the flyer for more information! CLICK HERE!

North Deanery Ski Trip - January 6th

Join us for a day trip to Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg, IN on Sunday, January 6th! We will meet at St. Matthew for 7:30am mass and return to St. Matthew about 8:00pm Sunday evening. This trip is open to all North Deanery students in 7th-12th grades! Cost is $85 for Early Registration and $100 for Regular Registration. Be sure to check out the Registration Packet for more details and information about registration deadlines. CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION PACKET!

North Deanery March for Life Pilgrimage - January 16th-19th

The North Deanery will be heading to Washington, D.C. again this year to demonstrate our support of the pro-life movement, and to show our love of the babies! Our schedule is a little different from the past few years. We will be meeting at St. Lawrence at 10:00pm on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 and returning to St. Lawrence around 6:00am on Saturday, January 19th, 2019.This trip is open to all North Deanery high school students. Cost is $165 for Early Registration and $190 for Regular Registration. Be sure to check out the Registration Packet for more details and information about registration deadlines. CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION PACKET!

Summer Mission Trip 2019

Our Mission Trip for Summer 2019 has officially been booked and we are looking to fill our remaining spots! We are headed to Brooklyn, NY July 6th-July 14th! Be sure to check out the newsletter and flyer for more information!

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

Confirmation

If you are in high school or have a student in high school who would like to be Confirmed, you missed our Confirmation Orientations last weekend, be sure to contact Cari as soon as possible to get registered. Our first class is September 23!

Important Dates

December 14: ND Jr. High Gathering at St. Matthew
December 15: High School Service Saturday
December 16: Confirmation Class (meet at St. Matthew)
December 19: Middle School SALT / High School Ministries
January 6: North Deanery Ski Trip
January 16-19: North Deanery March for Life Pilgrimage

Calendars

Middle School 2018-19 Calendar

High School 2018-19 Calendar


Youth Ministry Contact Information

Cari Weibel, Youth Minister
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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!


PARENTING RESOURCES

En español:
Rezando Voy - http://www.rezandovoy.org/ - Los ‘Podcast’ y otro archivos de audio sobre la oración para descargar
Por Tu Matrimonio - http://www.portumatrimonio.org/ - Renueva su Matrimonio con los recursos matrimoniales
Vaticano - http://www.vatican.va/ - El sitio oficial de vaticano
Obispos Católicos de EE. UU. - http://usccb.org/ - El sitio oficial de Concilio de los Obispos Católicos en la Estados Unidos (partes en español)
Hecho Para Vida - http://www.marriageuniqueforareason.org/children-spanish/ - 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 - http://www.loyolapress.com/recursos-en-espanol.htm – Recursos sobre la fe católica, la espiritualidad, y la familia
Espacio Sagrado - http://www.espaciosagrado.com/ - Un Meditación diaria sobre un pasaje de Sagrada Escritura

Marriage & Family:
Loyola Press –http://www.loyolapress.com/catholic-family.htm Parenting and Faith resources from Loyola Press, including a monthly email newsletter and suggestions for prayers and practices for the home.
For Your Marriage - http://www.foryourmarriage.org/ - US Bishop’s outreach to married couples of all ages to refresh and renew your marriage and your family.
“Made for Life” Video - http://www.marriageuniqueforareason.org/children-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 - http://www.gracebeforemeals.com/ - 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 - http://parenting.org/ - A resource provided by the not-for-profit Boystown USA for all things parenting from newborns to teenagers.

Prayer & Spirituality:
Fatima Retreat Center - http://www.archindy.org/fatima/- 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 - http://benedictinn.wix.com/benedict-draft-1 – 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 http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/online.html – The online prayer ministry of Creighton University is an easy way to dive into prayer even on your coffee break.
Sacred Space - http://www.sacredspace.ie/ - Sacred Space in the online prayer ministry of the Irish Jesuits providing a daily Scriptural meditation.
Other6 - http://www.other6.com/ - 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 - http://www.pray-as-you-go.org/ - The British Jesuits provide prayer podcasts and audio files for streaming or download so you can pray on the go.
Three-Minute Retreat - http://www.loyolapress.com/3-minute-retreats-daily-online-prayer.htm – 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 - http://www.vatican.va/ - The official website of the Vatican
US Council of Catholic Bishops - http://usccb.org/ - The official website of the US Council of Catholic Bishops
LifeTeen - http://lifeteen.com/ - 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 - http://bustedhalo.com/ - 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 - http://www.catholicscomehome.org/ - 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 - http://catholicradioindy.org/ - 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 - http://indianacc.org/bins/site/templates/splash.asp?NC=5976X – The official public policy arm of the Catholic Church in Indiana.
Catholic News Service (CNS) - http://www.catholicnews.com/ - Catholic news outlet reporting on important current events and important church news.

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)
cweibel@saintlawrence.net

VIEW THE YOUTH MINISTRY CALENDAR

FIND US ON FACEBOOK
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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER!
For quick updates on Youth Ministry, weekly Scripture readings, and occasional brilliant thoughts, follow Cari on Twitter - @RamsReligion

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

Click here to email Cari and get on the Youth Ministry Contact List.

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LISTEN TO FATHER TOM'S HOMILY ON DECEMBER 9, 2018

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ADVENT / CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE AT ST. LAWRENCE

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EARLY BULLETIN DEADLINES

Due to the Christmas Holy days: Items for the December 30 bulletin must be submitted by Tuesday, December 18.  Items for the January 6, 2019 bulletin must be submitted by Thursday, December 20.

ADVENT PENANCE SERVICES

The North Deanery Advent Penance Services will be held at St. Luke Catholic Church, 7575 Holliday Dr E, on Sunday, December 9 at 2:00pm Monday & Tuesday, December 10 & 11 at 7:00pm

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE

Our Lady Of Guadalupe

Festivities for the December 12 Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of Mexico, the Americas, and the Unborn, are as follows:

 

December 12 Feast Day
4:30am Mañanitas (Morning Serenade in Spanish) and Breakfast
8:00am All School Mass in English
7:00pm Mass in Spanish
8:00pm Procession, dancing, fellowship
8:45pm Contest for children – young Juan Diegos and Lupitas

NOAH JONES

Thank you for the outpouring of love and sympathy at the passing of our Noah. Whether it was at legacy, flowers, a Mass, a card, comforting words, thoughts or prayers, know that it is deeply appreciated and cherished. - Joe Jones

LOST AND FOUND: Please check the bin before December 23

Please check the plastic tub marked “Lost and Found” in the Church Narthex. There are several clothing items that people must be missing by now. The tub is almost full, so after December 23 all items will be donated to Saint Vincent DePaul Mission 27.

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE

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

HOSPITAL VISITATION FROM OUR PRIESTS

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).

LOW-GLUTEN HOSTS ARE AVAILABLE

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

FAITH DIRECT ONLINE

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! www.faithdirect.net church code: IN124

PARISH LIBRARY

Stop in after the weekend masses or visit online by clicking here.

SCHEDULE YOUR MASS INTENTIONS

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.

PRAY THE ROSARY EVERY WEEK at St. Lawrence

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.

WEEKEND MASSES

5:00pm Saturday
9am and 12pm Sunday

6:00pm Sunday Latino Mass

DAILY MASS

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

CONFESSIONS

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

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Sunday: After the Noon Mass to 4:00pm
Thursday: After the 8:15am Mass to 4:00pm
Friday: After 8:15am Mass to 3pm
Men's Adoration: 3rd Sunday of the month 9-10pm

COMMUNION SERVICES

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


VESPERS

5:15pm Monday thru Fri - Church Choir Area

AROUND TOWN

Click here to view other happenings, events and programs occurring outside of St. Lawrence but within our community.

 
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