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 lizk@queenofapostles.net or (262) 691-1535 x108.

TOT 

 

LAST Theology on Tap -- TOT is a nation-wide summer offering involving refreshments, a speaker, and conversation. Thursday, July 27 at 7 pm at Point Burger Bar in Pewaukee (Hwy 94 and Cty Rd F, aka Redford Blvd). For all 4 sites in the Archdiocese, see johnpaul2center.org/TOT.

 

Exploring the God Question – 3 Tuesdays at QOA -- August 1 + 8 start at 7 pm while August 15 starts at 8 pm (Mass at 7 pm). Open discussion of…Is God there? What do we know? What is our experience? Hosted by Liz Kuhn and Bridgette Wiggins. Free. To sign up, see BrewCityCatholic.com or contact Liz at lizk@queenofapostles.net.

 

Buckets & Beliefs – Open gym on Monday, July 24 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. YA volunteers are coordinating -- contact on Facebook at Buckets and Beliefs - SAL.

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 Club is July 30.

  

Ongoing Young Adult Events

Papal Surveys – 2 separate and different surveys want your feedback for the Synod of Bishops on youth in 2018. Both at BrewCityCatholic.com. The surveys are open to any young person, regardless of faith or religious belief. #1) For ages 16 to 39 + living in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee – the Archdiocese is collecting responses and providing them to the Vatican. #2) For ages 16 to 29 + living anywhere – this feedback goes directly to the Vatican.

 

Frassati Quaterly Review: Faith and Intellect – Saturday, August 12 at 1 pm at Holy Hill in Hubertus. A YA formation opportunity starting with speaker Fr. Patrick Burns, followed by Adoration, Mass, and an Evening Social. Free. See holyhill.com.

 

Brewing the Faith – Third Thursday of the month at Point Burger Bar in Pewaukee 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. (Note that BtF is off in July.)

 

6th Annual Brew City Catholic Cruise – Thursday, August 31 from 6 to 8 pm. Depart / return from the Milwaukee Boatline Riverwalk Dock at 101 W. Michigan Street in Milwaukee. Experience Brew City from the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan with 150+ Young Adults and a cocktail in hand aboard a double-decker boat. $18 in advance and $20 at the dock. Get tickets at BrewCityCatholic.com.

 

Encounter Mke 2017: A Steubenville YA Conference – Saturday, November 11 at Archbishop Cousins Center in Saint Francis. Features great music, awesome prayer, and unique sessions that both equip YAs and connect them to others on the journey. Sunday Mass will be celebrated. Fee is $35 for the first 200 people and $49 afterwards. Includes dinner. Food truck available for lunch on your own. Register at encountermilwaukee.com.

 

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 MassEvery 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 5:45 pm -- YA women can contact Caroline Harvey at (262) 251-0220 or harveyc@stmaryparish.net and YA men can contact Father Enrique Hernandez at (414) 747-6437 or vocationoffice@sfs.edu. Free. No registration. For info, see arisemissions.org/cor-jesu.html.

 

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.