High School Youth Ministry - GS24

GS24 is the high school youth group at St. Mary Magdalene. We aim to encourage an intimate, committed relationship with Jesus Christ by providing opportunities for:

  • Individual and communal Prayer
  • Growth in Knowledge and Understanding of the Catholic faith
  • Community, through Fellowship and the establishment of Virtuous Friendships
  • Service and Evangelization within the parish community and in the greater universal Church

GS24 meets on Sunday nights from 6:00- 8:00 PM in the Church Hall. Text "GS24" to 84576 to get Flocknote updates about what's going on this week, or go to this link new.flocknote.com/smarymag/GS24. Follow us on social media for pictures, videos, and invites!

GS24 Registration

We are excited to journey with you this year! Simply fill out the registration form and join us on Sundays from 6-8PM in the Church Hall.


Sacramental Preparation

Need to receive Baptism, First Communion, or Confirmation? Registration is now open for Sacramental Preparation.



Our teen discipleship group meets on Wednesdays from 7:00-8:30pm at The Coffee Shop by Joe's Farm Grill on Higley & Ray. (Address: 3000 E Ray Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296). This group is for teens interested in deepening their relationship with Christ through Bible study, discussion, and community.

Upcoming Events

GS24: Made for All - Church is Catholic
Feb 25 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Goal: To give the teens a deeper appreciation and understanding of what it means for the Church to be catholic, or universal, and how it calls each of us to action.

GS24: Praise Night - Doubt and Faith
Mar 4 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Goal: To let the teens know that it’s okay to experience doubt, and to validate them, but show them ultimately how faith and trust plays a role in those times.

GS24: Made to Last- Church is Apostolic
Mar 11 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Goal: To give the teens a greater understanding of the apostolic nature of the Church and the call to guard and pass on the deposit of faith.

GS24: Community Night
Mar 18 6:00pm - 8:00pm

GS24 Arcade!

Goal: To help teens build community together, and have an unexpectedly great time!

GS24: Before Breath - The Eternal Origin of the Holy Spirit
Mar 25 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Goal: To understand the Holy Spirit as a person of the Trinity, Who has been active since the beginning, and to foster a desire to have a relationship with the Holy Spirit.

Men's & Women's Groups

These discipleship groups meet every 4-6 weeks for prayer, fellowship, discussion, and reflection on Scripture. The purpose of these groups is to encourage growth as men and women of virtue, and to foster an openness to God’s will for our lives. The dates for the spring are going to be Feb 21st and Apr 25th.

Women's group meets at The Coffee Shop from 7-8:30pm.
The Men's group meets at St Mary Magdalene from 7-8:30pm.


Please pray for our Youth Evangelization program and all the teens of St. Mary Magdalene, and know that we are praying for you! St. Mary Magdalene, pray for us!