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.
FUSE Conference: Merging Leadership and Faith –Saturday, March 3 from 8:30 am to 3 pm at Marquette’s Alumni Memorial Union. Join other professionals who want to grow in their faith. Identify and shape your God-centered leadership style. Awesome speakers are Jim Love and Dan Burnett. $39 incl lunch. See danimatedonline.com/events.
Young Men of Christ Conference – Friday, March 9 from 6 to 8 pm at the Miller High Life Theater in Mke. Doors open at 5:30 pm with refreshments available. Mass is celebrated at 8 pm. Pints and pipes to follow at Turner Hall. Tickets from $5 to $15. See menofchrist.net/conferences/2018-young-men-of-christ-conference.
World Youth Day in Panama – Join Pope Francis and millions of YAs for a life-changing experience! The 8-day pilgrimage runs from January 21 to 28, 2019. $2,049 incl airfare from Chicago. Registration is open until March 15 and is capped at 39 participants. See archmil.org/offices/Young-Adults/Getaways/World-Youth-Day.
Ongoing Young Adult Events
Buckets & Beliefs – Open gym on Sundays at 8 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. YA volunteers are coordinating – see Facebook at Buckets and Beliefs - SAL.
Volleyball – All are welcome for informal play every Sunday at 7 pm at Holy Apostles in New Berlin. Usually go on a Culver’s run afterwards. Free. No registration. Sponsored by Holy Apostles YA Ministry. See Facebook at that name.
The Breakfast (on the beach) Club – Are you interested in meeting other young adults (ages 18 – 39)? Then join us! Sitting together for 10:30 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. Next Clubs are April 8 and May 20.
Brewing the Faith – *** NEW DAY & LOCATION *** Third Wednesdays at Biloba Brewing in Brookfield AND / OR First Thursdays at Good City Brewing in Mke. Both at 7 pm. Grab a beer. Hear a message. Meet your neighbor. Free. No registration. See brewingthefaith.com.
Cultivate: Equipping Millennial Catholics for Mission and Life – Second Mondays (Mar 12) at 7 pm at the UW-Milwaukee Newman Center. Be equipped to make an impact in your neighborhood, work, family, and social context. Deepen your formation in evangelization and discipleship. Prayer, workshop, and social. Free. No registration.
ARISE – Saturday, April 21 from 7 to 9 pm at Immaculate Conception Church in Milwaukee. Dynamic Preaching, Praise and Worship Music, Adoration, Reconciliation, and more. Note that ARISE does not include Mass. Free, including childcare. No registration. For info, see arisemke.org.
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.
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. Free. No registration. For info, see arisemke.org/cor-jesu.html.
College Student Mass – Every Sunday at 5:30 pm at St. Robert Parish in Shorewood.
Global Mission Encounter 2018 – 1) May 22 to Jun 2 = Pilgrimage of Encounter in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Info in Jan. Orientation in Mar / Apr. $1800. Apply by Mar 1. 2) August 7 to 14 = Pilgrimage of Accompaniment to our sister parish, La Sagrada Familia, in the DR. Info in May. Orientation in Jun / Jul. $1400. Apply by Jun 1. Both guided by the Community of Saint Paul and limited to 20 people / week. Financial assistance available. See www.archmil.org/GlobalMission.
Pilgrimage to Ireland with Bishop Haines – Aug 19 to 27. A 9-day pilgrimage including daily Mass, participation in the World Mtg of Families with Pope Francis, and much touring! Cost is $3,640 per person – includes transportation to airport, airfare, a double room, and 2 meals / day. Not exclusively YA. Register by Feb 1. For details, contact Rich Harter at firstname.lastname@example.org / 414-758-2215 or see www.archmil.org/ArchdioceseEvents/Pilgrimage-to-Ireland-with-Bishop-Haines.htm.
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.
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.