Young Adult Ministry

Young Adult Ministry News

Please join us in one of activities below or one of those online at If you want to get involved or if the parish can assist you in any way, please be in touch at or (262) 691-1535 x108.

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. Think care packages!

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 Nov 26 and Jan 21.

ARISE presents Seek Christ: An Advent Retreat for the Whole Family – Sat, Dec 2 from 1 to 6:45 pm at St. Dominic Church in Brookfield. Retreat at 1 pm, Mass at 4:30 pm, and Dinner at 5:30 pm. Optional to go into ARISE Saturday Night (see below). Led by Fr. Enrique Hernandez with worship by Paul Vogrinc. Incl age-appropriate breakouts for the entire family: adults, teens, children, and tots! Fee is $25/person with children 12 and under free. Max cost of $100/family. Register at

ARISE Saturday Night for All Ages – Sat, Dec 2 from 7 to 9 pm at St. Dominic Church in Brookfield. Praise and Worship Music, Eucharistic Adoration, Reconciliation, and more. Presider is Auxiliary Bishop Jeffrey Haines. Note that the evening does not include Mass. Free, incl child care. No registration. See


Ongoing Young Adult Events

Buckets & Beliefs – Open gym on either a Sunday or a Monday 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.

Brewing the Faith – Third Thursdays (Dec 21) at Point Burger Bar in Pewaukee 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

Cultivate: Equipping Millennial Catholics for Mission and Life – Second Mondays (Dec 11) 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.

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 and YA men can contact Father Enrique Hernandez at (414) 747-6437 or Free. No registration. For info, see

Winter Weekend Retreat – Friday, February 9 at 6 pm to Sunday, February 11 at 1 pm at Schoenstatt Retreat Center in Waukesha. $80 per person includes a double room, Sat breakfast / lunch / dinner, and Sun breakfast. Register at

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, 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

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

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

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

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