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 Sunday nights from 6:30-8:00pm 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!
Spring 2023 Semester
But Wait There's More (4 Night Series)
Every year we take a 40-day journey through the season of Lent. Our journey in this season begins with the ashes we receive on Ash Wednesday and ends with the Easter Triduum. With countless reminders of sacrifice, fasting, prayer, and desert imagery, we may have accepted this season as merely about giving up chocolate or momentarily surrendering our favorite indulgences. However, this season is a beautiful opportunity to remember how our sacrifices can lead us to something greater. But Wait…There’s More! is a Life Night series that helps the teens enter into Lent through various lenses, giving them new perspectives that will lead them to a deeper understanding of Lent and strengthen their relationship with Jesus Christ during this liturgical season.
Zealous (Divine Mercy Sunday)
The goal of Zealous is for teens to be inspired by St. Paul’s witness of Christ’s love and moved to go out and proclaim the Good News
Spectrum (4 Night Series)
We end our Lenten Series of But Wait, There's More with 'Mary at The Cross' as a cliffhanger. The goal of “Spectrum” is for teens to be introduced to Marian Apparitions and come to understand how they can inspire their faith lives
For those teens who are not able to attend Sunday nights or those who are looking for more to do we highly recommend joining our D-Group Monday nights from 630-8:00pm. Here's an overview of what we will be going over.
The Catechism in a Year - The Search Series
For those who do not know, Ascension has created a podcast lead by Fr. Mike Schmitz to cover the Catechism in one year. We will have a series covering the first part of the Catechism (the prologue - paragraph 49) This is a 5 night series and hoping to inspire teens to continue to learn more about their faith through the Catechism.
The Forge - St Josemaria Escriva
We will be covering a work created by St. Josemaria, founder of Opus Dei (Work of God), titled the Forge. We will be reviewing the chapter "You Can" learning more how to better ourselves and to not discourage. This is a 4 Night Series
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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!