April Life Teen Update

Hello LT Members and Families!

Spring Break countdown has begun! REGISTRATION FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR IS UNDERWAY.  Registration packet located on the bulletin board outside the LT office.

Lots of end of year stuff to keep you updated on, so please review!!!

Life Nights:  April:  22, 29        May: 6

(Remember if you go to an earlier Mass, please be in the church narthex by 6pm to join us for Life Night)

SOLT Night:  (Wednesday dates in LT Room 6:30pm-8pm)

April 18th and May 2nd)

Upper Room (Bible Study for our Juniors & Seniors…special invite to our current Sophomores in March, April and May!):  Please join us on Wednesday, 3/28, 6:30pm-8pm at the rectory.  Dinner is provided.  April Upper Room will be on 4/25/18—same place/same time!

 

Upcoming LT events:

  • Stronger Together Social Event:  Friday, April 27th 6:30pm-8:30pm Family Center  This is a night of fun games and competition between Life Teen and Edge classes.  Hint…(ice cream is involved!)
  • Senior Baccalaureate Mass & Dinner:  Sunday, May 20th   Mass is at 5pm and dinner for Senior and immediate family follows.  Invitations in mail during spring break.  Junior class…we need your HELP.  We need Parents and Teens to help serve/clean up for dinner.  Please sign up on the LT Service board.
  • Sonfest:  June 4-8, 2018 We have ordered another bus, so we have some spots OPEN! Please contact me ASAP if you are interested!!!
  • Mission:Possible:  June 24-28, 2018  Sign up now on the Life Teen Info board.

Service: (check out the How Can I Serve bulletin board in the Life Teen Room)

  • Easter Church Decorating & Easter Egg Hunt:  Saturday, 3/31/18, 9am-11am WE NEED HELP
  • Rowdy Roots:  Friday, 4/20, 6:30pm-9:15pm, Our 3rd-5th grade youth group!  Sign up on the “How Can I Serve Board” in the LT room.
  • Life Teen Lenten Service project is supporting our St. Oliver St. Vincent DePaul group.  Teens were given containers to put their change (or dollars) in for the Lenten season.  Funds collected will help SVDP group help people in our St. Oliver’s community.  Please return your container with your donation to our 4/22 Life Night!

Parish Events:

  • Holy Week and Easter Liturgies:  Our parish invites you and your family to join us for the Triduum this week in commemoration of the important events leading up to Easter, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday.  This is the holiest week in the Church year.  We invite you to participate in these beautiful and rich traditions of our Catholic Faith.
    • Holy Thursday, 3/29  7pm
    • Good Friday, 3/30
      • Seven Last Words 3pm
      • Hispanic Good Friday Service 5pm and Hispanic Seven Last Words 6pm
      • Good Friday Service 7pm
  • Holy Saturday (Easter Vigil) 3/31 8pm
  • Easter Sunday Liturgies 4/1
  • 7am, 9am, 10:30am, NOON (LT MASS), 1:30 (Hispanic)

Confirmation:

  • 1st Year Confirmation Students: 
    • All FIATs are due to the Life Teen office by 4/22/18.
    • Deadline for Baptismal Certificate, 1st Communion Certificate and Sponsor Form is 4/22/18.
    • We have 3 Life Nights remaining for the semester:  4/22, 4/29 and 5/6.  Your attendance is required at these Life Nights!
  • 2nd Year Confirmation Students:
    • Any outstanding FIATs are due to the Life Teen office by 4/2/18.  Remember to include your reflection with your FIAT.
    • St. Oliver’s is offering Reconciliation for our 2nd Year Confirmation students on Wednesday, 4/11/18.  Priests will be available from 7pm-8:30pm in the church.  What a great way to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation!!!
    • Confirmation Liturgy is on Sunday, 4/15 at the 5pm Mass. Student and Sponsor must check in the narthex by 3:10pm.

 Fundraising:

  • Life Teen Jewelry Fundraiser:  Life Teen will be selling religious jewelry items after all Masses, April 14-15 and April 21-22.  Please check out our items in the Family Center lobby.  Great ideas for 1st Communion, Graduations, Mother’s Day, etc!

Our soda closet is bare…please donate soda to the Life Teen closet!

Check the website for updated information:  www.stoliverslifeteen.com.   Join our Facebook page at St. Oliver’s Life Teen!  Please keep Life Teen in your prayers!!!

In Christ’s service,

Lynn

youthministry@stolivers.com

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