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Life Teen Youth Group Registration & Picture Release

HIGH SCHOOL CONFIRMATION

Confirmation Information

High School Confirmation Registration

Click on the links above to print a copy of the forms.

Return it to Michelle B. in the Parish office

Life Teen meets on Sundays, following the 12:15pm Mass beginning September 9th

See the calendar below for the Life Teen schedule.

Click here to visit our LIFE TEEN WEBSITE!

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Life Teen Mass Sundays at 12:15pm

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I want to personally thank all parents, guardians, godparents, grandparents, and friends who have not ceased in your prayers and gentle invitation (prodding?) for teens to become involved with Life Teen here at OMOS.  We had awesome participation last year with new teens joining us every week! With a growing number of teens coming, we have a greater need for caring, committed adults as Core leaders.  Many of you have felt a "tug" from God calling you to this ministry.  Why is God calling YOU? Is it because of your heart for teens? because of your skill in counseling? because of your ability to be a kid at heart and play games? Whatever it is, please respond to God's call because our teens NEED YOU!!! 

Requirements:

·         Love for Christ and Catholic Church

·         Ability to interact and have fun with teens

·         Commitment to passing on the faith

·         Consistent presence for teens (relational ministry)

·         Dedication to growing by:

            Attending training opportunities

            Frequenting of the Sacraments

            Regular and consistent prayer life

                       

Please contact me at 305-3615, email mbenzenhoefer@omosparish.org

or through our website. In Christ, Michelle B.  

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March           

2          "Mardi Gras" Pancake Breakfast FUNDRAISER!

            High School Confirmation: Make-up work time!!  

            Life Teen: Mardi Gras Party in the Hall!!

9          High School Confirmation: Mission and Call

            Life Teen and Parent Life: Part One of Theology of the Body series: "Life, Love,   and the Pursuit of Happiness:" 

16        High School Confirmation: Evangelism

            Life Teen: Part Two "Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Happiness"

23        High School Confirmation: Continuing the Journey

            Life Teen Meeting: Part Three "Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Happiness"

29/30  30 Hours of Hunger Experience (Mandatory for High School Confirmation;

            limited to grades 9 through 12)

           

April  

6          High School Confirmation: Service Project Presentations (A – I)

            Life Teen/Parent Life Meeting: CONCLUSION: Life, Love, and the Pursuit of        Happiness

13        High School Confirmation: Service Project Presentations (J – R)

            Palm Sunday Evening Communal Penance Service: Meet at 6PM for session:    "Why go to Confession?" *all 8th graders and all high school teens welcome

20        Easter (NO Meeting)

27        High School Confirmation: Service Project Presentations (S – Z)

            Life Teen: Service Project: Confirmation "Care" Packages

           

May

4          High School Confirmation and Life Teen: Confirmation Vigil Mass at 12:15PM

            Followed by Social in the Parish Hall

11        Mothers' Day (NO Meetings)

18        Graduation Weekend (Grad Blessings at 12:15 PM Mass with Brunch Reception)

25        Memorial Day Weekend (NO Meetings)

 

 

 

 

Flexibility is key! Dates/sessions may change as year progresses and other events and activities are added!! Don't miss out on any of the fun!

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What is “Life Teen?”

The Life Teen program is a complete, comprehensive and interactive model of religious formation. Through youth friendly Liturgies (12:15PM Mass), Life meetings, weekly activities, service, leadership and outreach activities teens learn more about their Catholic faith and grow to love the Sacraments, the Word, and the Mass. At a parish with the Life Teen program clergy, youth minister, music ministry and a Core team of volunteers build an environment where teens feel loved, accepted, and challenged to go deeper in their faith.

Teens learn about the Mass by being “full, active and conscious” members of the community. Teens not only engage in the liturgy, but also serve as leaders of hospitality, altar servers, lectors, ushers, musicians, vocalists and, when allowed, extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist. “Mother Church earnestly desires that all the faithful should be led to that fully conscious, and active participation in liturgical celebrations which is demanded by the very nature of the liturgy” (Sacrosanctum Concilium, 14).

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Steubenville West Catholic Conference for high school teens is coming to the U of A!!!   Steubenville Commitment Form

Incoming freshmen through high school graduates in class of 2014

July 18 – 20, 2014

·         3000 participants from all over the Southwest!

·         Music from some of the most popular Catholic musicians today!

·         Engaging speakers that know how to talk to teens about important topics!

·         Great food! Great opportunities for meeting new people and having fun!

Completed commitment forms plus deposit of $70 (or request for scholarship) is due to Michelle no later than February 28th. Anyone after that date will be placed on a waiting list with no guarantee of a spot. Check the OMOS website for a downloadable commitment form, or call Michelle at (520) 305-3615 to have a form mailed to you.

Check out more about Steubenville West: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tH133DCIr0

Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity!

 

 

Arizona State Council Knights of Columbus Annual Drawing

to Support Local Charities

·         1st Prize: 8 days in Poland: Legacy of Pope John Paul II

·         2nd Prize: 7 day Paris Getaway

·         3rd Prize: 9 days in Costa Rica

·         Cash prizes from $500 - $2500

Donation: $5 per ticket; $20 for 5 tickets; $100 for 30 tickets

K of C Council 5133 is donating profit from ticket sales to benefit

OMOS Life Teen Steubenville West scholarships for our teens.

 

Tickets available now through OMOS Life Teen or in the parish office.

Tickets will also be on sale at the Mardi Gras "Shrove" Pancake Breakfast on March 2nd.

Take a chance on a great trip and help OMOS Life Teen at the same time!

 

Life SUPPORT Needed!

Every week teens gather after the 12:15PM Mass

for Life Teen meetings.

Life Teen aims to feed these hungry young souls both spiritually and physically.

(If you have a teen in your household or family – you KNOW how important food is and how expensive it is to feed them!)

We need caring individuals or groups to sign up to provide food on a rotating basis about once a month.  If you can help by providing all or part of a meal for our growing group,

please contact Michelle at 520-305-3615 or email Carrie R. at cryan1095@cox.net

Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Questions? Call Michelle B. at 305-3615 or email mbenzenhoefer@omosparish.org

Our Mother of Sorrows Parish & Catholic School
1800 South Kolb Rd
Tucson, Arizona
520-747-1321