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Our Lady of Sorrows 

High School Youth Ministry

 
 
 
 

IMPORTANT INFO: Please find all important forms to your right.

 

Questions: Call Sorrows’ Coordinator of Youth & Young Adult Ministries Marilyn Trumper-Samra @ 248 536-1235.
 
 
Date Event
October 8, 5:30-8:30 PM

We host the ever popular ghost-story telling with the girls @ Vista Maria!  FREE! Sit around on floor pillows in the dark, in front of the “fire,” eat cider and donuts and tell ghost stories, then dip apples into hot caramel and toppings and just hang out! Please RSVP with your ps/mf/media form by Oct. 1. SERVICE HOURS for those who need them/You must have taken Called to Serve. ?s Call 248 536-1188. Adult drivers need to have taken Protecting God’s Children.

October 15
World Youth Day Kickoff for At-Home and Away! Details TBA!
October 21, 11:00 am - 1:00  6th Annual Hall Haunt
October 22, 7:00-9:00 PM
Creationism vs Evolution. Did Intelligent Design have anything to do with the earth’s creation and all things in it – including us? Or was it sheer evolution? Is there a way to embrace both? What does the Church teach? What did JP II think? Watch a GREAT video and let’s heat up the floor with good discussion. A good night for the thinkers and those who want answers! Bring $1 for the Due’s Can and remember, friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic! Youth and Young Adult Room.
 
October 29, 7:00-9:00 PM 

Sanctuary at Marian Oakland at 10 Mile east of Middlebelt to play games with the seniors there “Kids vs. Adults,” Spoons, “Janga,” the “Five Second Rule” and anything else that is new and hip at the time of the event that wasn’t new and hip or even known at the time of this writing! PS/MF/MF due to MTS by Oct. 22, so I can line up drivers and plan the food. We’ll spend an hour with the seniors, enjoy popcorn and drinks as well, and then return to sorrows for pickup, at 7:30 p.m. back at the Youth & Young Adult Room. Adult drivers must have taken Protecting God’s Children. This is a Cross Connection Sanctioned event. You must be one time and remain the entire time for CC credit. Teens must have taken Called to Serve. Drivers need to have taken Protecting God’s Children. (As of this printing, these times are soft and may change.)

November 1

Deadline to sign up for the Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 3-4, CYO’s Rainbow Conference at the Marriott Hotel in Detroit’s Ren-Cen. to RSVP. Cost: about $159 for this two day conference featuring great speakers and great workshops!  Exact cost not known at the time this calendar was put together.    

November 5, 12:30 -4:00 PM 8th Annual Rake & Run 
November 10, 5:00-8:00 PM Welcome Back to Returning Soldiers
November 12, 6:00-8:00 PM
School Cafeteria, we write the tags for the Giving Tree Gifts. We may  hear a story from a former recipient of the Giving Tree. We’ll learn what kind of a difference this made in their lives.
 
 November 18 & 19 Thanksgiving Food Basket Sorting and Loading

5 people on Saturday from 4-7:30 p.m.; four people Sunday, from 7:30 to 11 a.m.; 14 people from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and three people from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday night. Marilyn will keep you fed and watered and will be offering her fantastic homemade chili for the second Sunday shift! Dress for the weather! Service Hours for those who need them. You must have taken Called to Serve.  If you sign up – please honor your commitment - we are counting on you! You are welcome to bring your phones and homework for down times. Bring a bag chair and quilt, especially if it’s cold.

Call MTS at 248 536-1245 to sign up.

 December 3, 5:30-8:30 PM
Vista Maria for a Game Night! Janga, Spoons, 5 Second Rule, and anything else we want to try! We’ll have popcorn, drinks and just have fun! Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. PS/MF/MF a must. RSVP by Nov. 26 so I can line up drivers and plan for food. You must have taken Called to Serve. Service Hours for those who need them.
 December 10 after 5:30 Mass Giving Tree Gift Sorting
 December 15  
     after school 3:40
 
Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Sing Christmas Carols
December 17 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Handing out Christmas Cards with cash inside to the Homeless in Ann Arbor. Bring $5 cash. (George is buying coffee and sweets @ Starbucks!) RSVP with your ps/mf/mf by Dec. 10 so I can line up drivers, and remember to dress for the weather! This is a tremendous way to get into the Christmas spirit. Everyone who’s ever come with us finds this event memorable and meaningful! SERVICE HOURS FOR THOSE WHO NEED THEM! ?s call 248 536-1188. High School teens must have taken Called to Serve.
 
January 7
Stop in after the 9:30 or 11:15 a.m. Masses in the Lower Level of the Church to see Holy and Heavenly’s Inaugural 2018 Puppet Show! Come and support this awesome junior high ministry and learn to hear the Gospel message in a whole new way! They especially like to hear from former puppeteers! Check out our Youth & Young Adult Displays and photos from this past year! Have some “bug juice” and popcorn and buy stock in the summer Away Mission Trip with Catholic Heart Work Camp! Meet the missionary campers as they sell stock!  Coffee and donuts after the first three
 
January 14, 7:30-9:30 PM Movie Night in Honor of MLK
January 21, 7:00-9:00 PM

Study Night!    It’s exam time. Let’s eat real dinner food after the 5:30 p.m. Mass – probably tacos - pray together for clear minds and thank God for our brains, then crack the back of those books and study!  Cram for exams or just do homework. If we can get experts there to help you—we will! People who have attended this find it a very good use of time. You do study without the distractions that you often find at home. Bring $1 for the Due’s Can. Friends are always welcome and don’t have to be Catholic!  Let me know in a timely manner what you need help with and I’ll try and line up an expert to help you get that Big Fat A!

 

January 28, 1:00-4:00 PM
School Open House - There will be a Puppet Ministry/Youth Ministry display in the school cafeteria. I am looking for former Puppeteers to man this table and share their story of Puppet Ministry and why it rocks and how it impacted your faith and the way you celebrate it!  Service Hours for those who need them. You must have taken Called to Serve. Call MTS if that’s YOU! 248 536-1188. 
 
February 3 & 4

CYO’s Rainbow Conference at the Marriott Hotel in Detroit’s Ren-Cen. Deadline to RSVP with your paperwork and check is Nov. 1. Cost: about $159 for this two day conference featuring great speakers and great workshops! All the info was not available at this printing.       

February 11, 5:30-7:30 PM

Vista Maria  to make crucifixes with the girls who live there. We’ll have treats, talk, create together, then head home. By now, some of their faces will be familiar to us as it will be our third time there within a few months. Marilyn will let the clay dry, then fire the crucifixes in Sorrows’ kiln. We take them back to Vista Maria on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to glaze them and then return them to Sorrows so they can be fired in the kiln a second time. Then on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., we deliver them to the young women at Another Way Pregnancy Center in Farmington Hills for display their homes, duly blessed by our priests! Vista Maria may join us on Feb. 22! That would rock! Service Hours for those who need them – however you must be there on at least Feb. 11 and Feb. 22 to receive those hours. It’s ok to miss the glazing night, someone else will glaze yours in your absence. You must have taken Called to Serve.  PS/MF/MF due by Feb. 11 so I can line up drivers. ?s, call MTS at 248 536-1188.

 

February 25, 2:30-5:30 PM

Angel’s Place for B-I-N-G-O! 

March 4, 7:00-9:00 PM

Youth & Young Adult Room, we look at Miracles! An awesome video tells the stories of three modern-day miracles. What is a miracle? How do we know? What’s the difference between coincidence and blind luck and a miracle? How can you defend a miracle against those who don’t believe? Bring $1 for the Due’s Can. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic!

March 11, 7:00-9:00 PM

Watch the great video “Three Days in the Tomb.” Christ’s resurrection was either the greatest event in human history – or a hoax. As Catholics, we believe it was a miracle – and we’ve got the evidence to back it up! Say what you say? Come and be uplifted by an awesome God whose mercy is overflowing, and learn how to defend what we believe and maybe, just maybe, get your mind blown a little bit! Bring $1 for the Due’s Can. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic!

March 18 and 25, 7-9 PM

Youth & Young Adult Room, we stuff 4,000 plastic eggs with candy treats for the March 31 Holy Saturday Egg Hunt! Service Hours for those who need them! Bring $1 for the Due’s Can and enjoy great junk to eat and drink and great conversation and catch-up talk while we work!

March 30, 1:00-3:00 PM
Veneration of the Cross Good Friday in the Church, 1-3 p.m. We need four high school young people to help with Veneration of the Cross. Sign up with Marilyn! 248 5236-1245. Service Hours given. Teens required to have taken Called to Serve. 
 
March 31, 8:00-10:30 AM

Holy Saturday Egg Hunt. Meet at the school cafeteria entrance to string flags and hide eggs. Hunters gather about 9:45 am., hunt starts at 10 a.m., and we are usually done by 10:30 a.m. We need a volunteer to don the rabbit suit for photos! Service Hours for all! Hot chocolate, coffee, donuts and great community! A new challenge for the second year running - to hide them in that sprawling new playscape! To sign up call 248 536-1188. You cannot just show up—you must let Marilyn know you are coming to help. Teens must have taken Called to Serve.

 

April 15 7th Annual Timothy Awards at Christ our Light in Troy
April 22, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
 
 
April 25, 7:00-9:00 PM
 

Youth & Young Adult Room, those going on the Away Mission Trip gather to write postcards to those who bought stock in them back in January, at our Stock Sale. 

April 25, 12:30-4:00 PM 6th Annual Spring Bling!
   
May 5 & 6

World Youth Day Used Book Sale in the School Cafeteria!

May 20, 7:00-9:00 PM
Youth & Young Adult Room, to Plan next year’s calendar! What worked, what didn’t, what do you want to change? Bring $1 for the Due’s Can and remember that friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic
 
June 24 Catholic Heart Work Camp - Tentative
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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