Young Adult Ministry
Young Adult Ministry News
Please join us in one of activities below or one of those online at queenofapostles.net/Young-Adult-Ministry. If you want to get involved or if the parish can assist you in any way, please be in touch at email@example.com or (262) 691-1535 x108.
The Breakfast (on the beach) Club – Are you interested in meeting other young adults (ages 18 – 39)? Then join us! Sitting together for Mass is optional – look for us in the back of the center-left section. Afterwards we enjoy donuts in the hall. Singles, couples, and children welcome. Sundays at the 10:30 am Mass on May 21 and July 30.
Theology on Tap (TOT) -- TOT is a nation-wide summer offering involving refreshments, a speaker, and conversation. TOT is held in the Pewaukee area on July evenings. We are looking for core team members -- think greeting guests, planning refreshments, guiding table discussions, etc. If interested, contact Liz Kuhn asap.
Buckets & Beliefs – Open gym Mondays from 7 to 9 pm at St. Anthony on the Lake Church in Pewaukee. Enter the gym through the lobby doors in the lower level parking lot. Bball, vball, socializing, and more. Play on your own or in small groups. Equipment provided or bring your own. Free. No registration. Young adult volunteers are coordinating -- contact on Facebook at Buckets and Beliefs - SAL.
Brewing the Faith – Third Thursday of the month at Water Street Brewery in Delafield AND / OR First Thursday of the month at St. Francis Brewery in St. Francis. Both at 7 pm. Grab a beer. Hear a message. Meet your neighbor. Free. No registration. See brewingthefaith.com.
Dance the Night Away -- Friday, May 19 at 7:30 pm at Delaware House at 2499 S. Delaware Ave in Mke. $10 fee incl a group dance lesson, open dancing, and refreshments. Post party to follow at a nearby home. Sponsored by Sursum Corda Milwaukee – check out the event on Facebook.
Ongoing Young Adult Events
Veritas Speaker Series – Second Thursday of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm at St. Charles Parish in Hartland. The topic for May 11 is “Heroic Faith: On the Saints.” Childcare provided. Free. RSVP for one or all sessions at lakecountrycatholic.org/veritas.html.
College-Age Mailing List -- If you (or your son / daughter) are in college, the military, or seeking to connect, please join our mailing list. Simply fill out a card in the Gathering Space OR contact Liz Kuhn with your Name, College / University, Class Year, Address, Email, and Cell Phone.
Assist with Youth Ministry – Mentors are an important factor in youth becoming adult Catholics. If you can facilitate a discussion with a group of 7 or so teens on a Sunday evening, please contact Liz Kuhn. A separate catechist does the "heavy lifting" and step by step materials are provided.
College Student Mass – Every Sunday at 5:30 pm at St. Robert Parish in Shorewood.
Cor Jesu (The Heart of Jesus) – Every Wednesday at 7 pm at St. Robert Parish in Shorewood. All are invited for Praise & Worship music, Adoration, and Reconciliation are at 7 pm and Mass is at 8 pm. Discernment Dinners are at 5:30 pm -- YA women in the Parish Center and YA men in the Rectory. Free. No registration. For info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 747-6437.
Catholic Youth Expeditions (CYE) – Multiple dates for retreats at the St. Joseph Formation Center in Baileys Harbor. Two types: 1) YA Expeditions -- $65 includes room, board, and transportation from Appleton. Register at cyexpeditions.org/register/young-adult-expedition, and 2) YA Silent Retreats – YA Expedition is a pre-requisite. Mostly weekends, but also for the Triduum (Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday). Due to limited availability, must apply first at cyexpeditions.org/ya-silent-retreat-application.
Retrouvaille Weekend – The word Retrouvaille™ (pronounced re-tro-vi with a long i) is a French word meaning rediscovery. The program offers tools to rediscover a loving marriage relationship. Thousands of couples headed for cold, unloving relationships or divorce have successfully overcome their marriage problems by attending. Retrouvaille consists of a weekend experience plus 6 to 12 post-weekend sessions over 3 months. It provides tools to help put your marriage in order again. The main emphasis is communication between husband and wife. See retrouvaille.org.
New Horizons Weekend – This healing weekend is designed to help those that are divorced embark upon a new phase of life. It is an opportunity for participants to pause and examine their lives – their strong points and weaknesses, their hurts, disappointments, joys, and frustrations. See johnpaul2center.org/Nazareth--Project/Separated-and-Divorced.htm.
Hiking the Camino 2017 – Jul 30 to Aug 7. A 9-day pilgrimage on the arduous way of St. James to Santiago de Compostela – all in Spain! Approx $2,100 per person from Chicago – includes airfare, a double room, and some meals. Spiritual directors are Bishop Donald Hying and Fr. Luke Strand. For info, contact Margaret Rhody at email@example.com or (414) 758-2218.
Riverwest Food Pantry Mission House – Dedicate a year to serve a community in need. Interns help run the day-to-day operations, live in community, and pray daily. Interns work with full-time staff to develop the skills to run a hunger relief non-profit. To find out more or help out, drop in on Wednesdays / Fridays / Saturdays at 8 am at St. Casmir OR on Tuesdays at 4 pm at Gaenslen School. Simply sign in as a volunteer and get to work! See riverwestfoodpantry.org.
Brew City Missionary Project – Dedicate a year to serve college students on campuses within the Archdiocese. Open to recent college graduates who desire to proclaim the Gospel to their peers. Missionaries receive formation for their own spiritual growth as well as training in evangelization. They live in a dynamic community. See johnpaul2center.org/CampusMinistry/MissionaryProject.htm.