Youth Ministry

Kairos 12 Registration Deadline: January 21st

Posted on January 15, 2024
Registration is open for Kairos 12, a 4-day overnight retreat for High School Juniors and Seniors from Friday, February 16 to Monday, February 19, 2024. Kairos is a Christian experience of prayer and reflection run by a team of adults [read more...]

Registration for Kairos 12 Now Open

Posted on December 18, 2023
Registration is open for Kairos 12, a 4-day overnight retreat for High School Juniors and Seniors from Friday, February 16 to Monday, February 19, 2024. Kairos is a Christian experience of prayer and reflection run by a team of adults [read more...]

OLW Youth Gather to ‘Encounter’

Posted on October 20, 2023
Many thanks to our Youth Ministry team and their volunteers for starting up with 8th graders this year! They will meet for ‘Encounter’ on four Sundays before they make the sacrament of Confirmation. The theme for the first meeting in [read more...]

OLW Youth Ministry Kicks off September 10

Posted on September 4, 2023
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Youth Ministry will continue to meet under the interim leadership of Thomas (TM) McKenna and Flo Trunk. Peer Ministry nights are on Sundays from 7-9 PM, following the 6 PM Teen Mass. The September Schedule [read more...]

Chris Stefanick Remembers World Youth Day 2023

Posted on August 20, 2023
Chris Stefanick brings you with him to World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal. He answers some great questions and challenges he received on social media about the event. You’ll meet teens who live in places where just going to [read more...]

Rejoice Always

Posted on August 2, 2023
Dear Friend in Christ, “Everything is amazing and no one is happy.” This classic line from Louis CK on the Conan O’Brien show years ago pretty much sums up our culture at the present time, doesn’t it? We’ve never had [read more...]

Happy Scenes from Totus Tuus 2023

Posted on August 1, 2023
Totus Tuus 2023 is a wrap! The week-long summer retreat for our youth in 1st through 12th grades was a huge success. Participants grew in their faith through skits, games, songs, celebrating the sacraments, and engaging interactive teachings. The themes [read more...]