Tag Archive: #olwyouth

OLW & Holy Family Teens on a Mission From God

Posted on July 9, 2024
Bright and early last Sunday, Our Lady of the Wayside’s Director of Lifelong Faith Formation, Patty McCarthy, and parishioner, Dave Woods, loaded a van full of eager OLW and Holy Family teens and headed off on a Mission [trip] from [read more...]

Brava Emilia!

Posted on July 1, 2024
Please join us in congratulating OLW’s Youth Ministry Director on receiving her Masters of Arts (MA) in Songwriting/Composition from Berklee College of Music. Emilia adds this to her other educational accomplishments… Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Music from Dominican University [read more...]

Teen Guitarists & Instrumentalists Wanted!

Posted on June 24, 2024
OLW’s Youth Minister and 6pm Mass Music Coordinator, Emilia Walasik, is looking for guitarists and other instrumentalists to play and sing at our 6pm Sunday Masses! For more information or to join, please reach out to Emilia at youthmin@olwparish.org. For [read more...]

Scenes from VBS 2024

Posted on June 17, 2024
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Vacation Bible School 2024, “Come to the Table,” is a wrap! VBS welcomed 84 campers, 5 Mini VBS campers, 38 student volunteers, 20 adult volunteers, & lots of love, smiles, and joy! The campers enjoyed [read more...]

A Joyous VBS Closing Celebration!

Posted on June 17, 2024
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Vacation Bible School Program, “Come to the Table,” concluded today with a joyous, musical celebration in our church. Our Kindergarten through 5th-Grade participants were on-hand with their teachers, volunteers, and Father Gilbert to share songs [read more...]

Youth Ministry Gathering

Posted on June 4, 2024
The next Youth Ministry meeting for High School Students will be held on Tuesday, June 11 from 6-8 pm, in the Youth Ministry Room of the Parish Center. Hope to see you there!

Register for the Teen Mission Trip Now!

Posted on June 4, 2024
LAST CALL for all teens who are entering the 9th grade this fall, or older! If you are already registered or interested in registering for the Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Heart Work Camp (CHWC) Mission Trip – you must attend [read more...]

Scenes from June Outdoor Family Mass

Posted on June 3, 2024
Approximately 350 of OLW’s faithful (and guests) turned out for the season’s first Outdoor Family Mass last Sunday at 9:30 am. The Mass was concelebrated by a special guest, Bishop Jovitus Francis Mwijage of the Catholic Diocese of Bukoba, and [read more...]

Registration Open for Teen Mission Trip!

Posted on May 21, 2024
All teens who are entering the 9th grade this fall, or older, are invited to join Our Lady of the Wayside on a Catholic Heart Work Camp (CHWC) Mission Trip! You and your friends will join 200+ other teens to serve the [read more...]

Introducing Our New Youth Ministry Director

Posted on April 16, 2024
Greetings Families and Parishioners of Our Lady of the Wayside! My name is Emilia Walasik and I am immensely grateful for the opportunity to be the Director of Youth Ministry at your parish! For over 10 years I have worked [read more...]