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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.
 

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  to just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic

Marilyn’s out of the office Dec. 6-Dec. 13.

Sunday, Dec. 9, Gift Sorting in the Church, after the 5:30 p.m. Mass. For service hours from MTS, you must register with Marilyn, so that she knows you are coming. You may write tags, and not sort gifts, or sort gifts and not write tags. Call 248 536-1235. High School teens need to have taken Called to Serve.

Friday, Dec. 14 – High School and junior high come right after school at 3:40 p.m., meet at the statue of the Blessed Mother in the school lobby, and we will make our way to the Y&YA Room to hang out, do homework, eat dinner, change into jeans and Sorrows’ Spirit wear, until we gear up to leave in adult –driven vans, arriving by 5:45 p.m. at Detroit Metropolitan Airport to sing Christmas Carols to folks waiting to depart! We sing from 6-8 p.m., and return to Sorrows by 8:30 p.m. Wear Sorrows’ Spirit Wear and jeans or a solid white shirt—and blue jeans! We’ll hand out Goodie Grabs to passersby! You don’t have to sing well—or even think you have a good voice! God made you who you are and God is pleased with the voice he gave you! We just sing together and have fun! But you must come prepared to sing! You should have a general understanding of how our Catholic Christmas Carols go and sound. You will be given the words and songs in a small “book.” RSVP with your PS/MF/MF by Dec. 1 so I can line up drivers and so the airport can vet you and credential you!  Service Hours for all!   

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15-16, at all the Masses excluding 5:30 p.m. World Youth Day pilgrims’ Bottle and Can Collection! Thank you for your ongoing and dedicated support! THIS IS OUR LAST BOTTLE COLLECTION!

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  to just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic

Friday, Dec. 21, 7-9 p.m., Shining the Light of Christ to the Kids @ Beaumont Hospital! High School and Jr. High Ministry meets in the Youth & Young Adult Room and heads out to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak to gather on the lawn in front of the hospital. At 8 p.m., kids who will be hospitalized over Christmas gather on about the 6th Floor and shine flashlights out to us! We in turn shine flashlights back to them. It’s all over in about 10 minutes – but it’s a wonderful happening! People dress like Santa, they wear Christmas light necklaces, glowsticks, Santa Hats, Elf Hats and more! SOOOOOOO much fun! Jesus said “When you visited the sick, you visited me!” Dress for the weather! BRING A FLASHLIGHT – THAT’S WHY YOU ARE THERE! Feel free to dress fun! Bring a blanket to wrap around your shoulders! Mr. Samra’s buying McDonald’s on the way home! RSVP with your PS/MF/MF by Dec. 14. Service Hours! Teens need to have taken Called to Serve.                                                                                

No meeting Dec. 23 or Dec. 30! A blessed Christmas to you and your family! Christ is born – glorify him! Happy New Year to you and your family! I pray you will receive Christ’s richest blessings in the New Year!

Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 5-6 at all the Masses, missionaries to the Catholic Heart Work Camp Away Camp or International Camp sell stock to help offset trip costs! If you plan to stay with me after the 1 p.m. Mass, and return before the 5:30 p.m. Mass, let me know so I can plan. I’ll provide your lunch on Sunday so you won’t go hungry. If you can’t make it, a parent must fill in for you.

Stop in after the 9:30 or 11:15 a.m. Masses on Sunday, Jan. 6 in the Lower Level of the Church to a Youth & Young Adult Ministry Showcase. See Holy and Heavenly’s Inaugural 2019 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 and hot chocolate with whipped cream after the first three Masses.

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic

Sunday, Jan. 13, 7-9 p.m. Capture the Flag in the Dark with Glowsticks! Meet in the gym and make sure you have on tennis shoes! No socks allowed. No hard shoes allowed. Offense/defense on the gym floor as you work to advance and snag the other team’s light cluster, before they snag yours! Friends always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic! RSVP by Jan. 6 so we know how many glowsticks to buy. (248) 536-1235.

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  to just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Sunday, Jan. 20, 9:30 a.m. in the Church, World Youth Day pilgrims receive a pilgrim’s blessing. We head out to Panama tomorrow – Jan. 21 and return Jan. 28. Please keep us in your prayers!

Sunday, Jan. 27 – no meeting. We are in Panama! Keep us in your prayers, you are in ours!

Sunday, Feb. 3 – no meeting. It’s Super Bowl Sunday! Don’t forget to put as much emphasis into celebrating the Holy Mass as you do partying!

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  to just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. to noon, high school and jr. high ministries does second-go-round with “Operation Zacchaeus x 2.” Jesus said, “Zacchaeus, come down quickly… I’m coming to your home today. “ – Luke 19:5. We travel in a van/car pool to the home of a parish senior who’s waiting for us and enjoy some front-porch ministry. Give them a box with the fixings you bring for a meal, include some homemade cookies or brownies and check in on them to see how they are doing! Maybe tell some bad knock-knock jokes, have a puppet talk for you or sing a song! If some want to invite us in, we’ll know ahead of time! Service Hours for those who need them! RSVP with your PS/MF/MF by Feb. 2, so that you can commit to bringing the fixings for the meal (ie: spaghetti pasta, sauce and a couple of cans of different vegetables. See Marilyn for ideas.) ?s. Call 248 536-1235.   

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16-17 CYO’s Rainbow! Sign up was back in November! For info, call MTS at 248 536-1235 and look at  the Nov. 1 entry in this calendar.

Sunday, Feb. 24, Jr. High, High School and Young Adults offer BINGO with the developmentally disabled adults at Angel’s Place! 2:30-5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. To sign-up call 248 536-1235. BINGO, ice cream sundaes and dancing to Motown tunes! Service Hours! Over 18- you need to have taken Protecting God’s Children.

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Sunday, March 3, 7-9 p.m. Human Foosball! Meet in the Youth & Young Adult Room then head over the cafeteria in the school for some good clean fun! Bring a friend and they don’t have to be Catholic! Should be great laughs, great fun and great exercise! ?s: call 248 536-1235.

Tuesday, March 5,  2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Sunday, March 10, no meeting. Say “hi” at the Mass you attend, I’ll be there at every Mass collecting for America Thanks our Troops! Thank you God that we have an all-volunteer standing military to preserve our way of life and our many freedoms!

Tuesday, March 12, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Sunday, March 17, no meeting. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Ask the intercessions of the mighty St. Patrick that you might share in his courage to spread the faith!

Tuesday, March 19, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Sunday, March 24, 7-9 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – the Timothy Awards!  Honoring young people from our parish and the South Oakland Vicariate for their commitment to Catholic service in their community, school or parish.

Sunday, March 24 through Tuesday, March 26 Parish Mission where we welcome Fr. Roy Lee, PhD – an awesome evangelist, mission leader, speaker and good friend of the “Sweet Holy Spirit!” The kids in Grenada this summer met Fr. Roy and wanted to bring him to Sorrows! High energy, great fun and he will challenge you to stand up and BE Catholic! He’ll be preaching at all the Masses that weekend, and the Mission officially kicks off at 7 p.m. Sunday with folks heading down to the Lower Level of the Church about 8 p.m. for light refreshments. Dittos to Monday and Tuesday night. Tell your folks, get in the car and come be challenged!

Tuesday, March 26, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Sunday, March 31, 7-9 Egg Stuffing for the Holy Saturday Egg Hunt. Gather in the Youth & Young Adult Room. Christ is counting on you!

Tuesday, April 2, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Sunday, April  7, 7-9 p.m., Egg Stuffing for the Holy Saturday Egg Hunt. Gather in the Youth & Young Adult Room. Christ is counting on you

Sunday, April 14, usually at 8 p.m. – head to the Church and take in the annual Palm Sunday Passion Play put on by parishioners – many of whom are youth!

Tuesday, April 16, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Good Friday, April 19, 1-3 p.m., Veneration of the Cross in the Church.

Holy Saturday, April 20 – the Annual Egg Hunt for parish little people. Meet at the Jesus Statue outside the school at 8 a.m. to hang flags and distribute the eggs! Hunters start coming at 9:45 a.m. Hard start at 10 a.m. and it’s all over in about 15 minutes! Service Hours!

A holy and blessed Easter to you and your families! Christ is risen! Glorify him!

No meeting April 28 – continue the Easter celebreation!

Tuesday, April 30, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic.

Sunday, May 5 – Spring Bling! 12:30-4 p.m. Permission slips/medical form/media forms due April 28 so I can line up drivers. Bring a rake, gloves, brown leaf bags and dress for the weather. We rake rain or shine! Adults need to have taken PGC. A terrific family event for all parishioners and an opportunity to model to your children what service and love look like! Rakers meet up at the last house and have homemade deliciousness! Possibly Marilyn’s chili! Service Hours for those who need them.

Tuesday, May 7,  2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout!  Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic

Sunday, May 12 – No meeting – Mother’s Day! Thank your Mother for giving you life and if you were adopted, kiss the first two fingers of your right hand and raise them to God. He’ll thank her on your behalf!

Tuesday, May 14,  2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Youth & Young Adult Room, High School Hangout! The last one of the year! Stop in after school  and  just hang out or get a jump on your homework -  and have a little something to eat! If you plan to leave before 4:30 p.m., Marilyn will need to touch bases with a parent. Friends are always welcome and they don’t have to be Catholic

Wednesday, May 15 – Those going to CHWC’s Away Camp this summer gather in the Y&YA Room and write our first round of postcards to our stockholders!  Mandatory for all campers! 7 p.m. Should take about an hour, perhaps less depending on how many stockholders we have and how many campers.

Sunday, May 19 7-9 p.m., Planning Meeting for Next Year and Putting Flags on the Graves of Soldiers!  Bring all your ideas! What worked, what didn’t, what do you want to do? Dress for the weather, we place flags rain or shine! RSVP with you PS/MF/MF by May 12 so I can line up drivers. Honor those who have preserved our freedom to worship. Service Hours for those who need them. ?s: Call MTS at 248 536-1235.

Catholic Heart Work Camp arrives here at Our Lady of Sorrows on Sunday, June 23 and pulls out on Friday, June 28. Teens signed up last September to participate in camp. But if you want to get a feel for the camp’s vibe – we need volunteers to help unload the truck on June 22, time TBD, to greet campers on June 23 from 11:30-3 p.m.,  to help make dinner on June 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27, and to help load the truck up on June 28, the latter generally begin about 10 a.m. Friday when camp ends. Dinner work times are generally sometime between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. and will be known specifically by Saturday, when camp staff arrives. Service Hours for those who need them. Call MTS at 248 536-1235 to sign up or get answers to your questions. High School teens must have taken Called to Serve