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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 691-1535 x108.
Frassati Retreat Day: Ignite – (Age 18 to 35) Saturday, April 28 at 1 pm at Holy Hill. Includes speakers, Reconciliation, prayer, and social time. Mass is at 4:30 pm followed by an evening meal and a holy hour. College students are $10, singles are $15, and married couples are $20. Register by April 26 via snail mail – flyer in the Gathering Space or at holyhill.com/index.php/events/frassati-young-adult-day.
FUSE Conference: Merging Leadership and Faith –Saturday, May 19 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.
National Catholic Singles Conference: June 8 to 10 in Minneapolis / St. Paul. Great speakers, time for prayer and reflection, and lots of social opportunities. Not exclusively YA. $219 plus hotel. See nationalcatholicsingles.com.
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, 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 Club is May 20.
Brewing the Faith – Third Wednesdays (May 16) 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 (May 14) 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.
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 – 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. Guided by the Community of Saint Paul and limited to 20 people. Financial assistance available. See www.archmil.org/GlobalMission.
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.