WELCOME YOUNG PEOPLE

 

“The future starts today, not tomorrow” ~ Saint John Paul II

 

The mission of the Youth Ministry is to help young people encounter the Love of God and become life-long Disciples of Christ. We will achieve this by Practicing our faith, Building healthy relationships, Learning leadership skills and Serving the community.


Weekly Youth Nights

Youth Night is an opportunity for you to grow in faith and community with fellow young people from all over the county. We pray together, play games, watch movies, listen to music, all around just have fun. You are invited to stop by for some food and fun as we explore our Catholic Faith together.

High School

Our High School Youth Night is open to Teens ages 14 to 18. Youth Nights are held every Saturday of the month from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm in the CMO Youth Room. We pray together, tell stories, play games and have fun in the process. Our weekly topics can be found on the Calendar below.

Jr High Coming Very Soon!!

Our Junior High Youth Nights are geared towards children ages 10-13. We are currently in the process of putting together a Junior High Youth Night, set to launch in the summer of 2017. We need your help in deciding which evening would work best for your child.

Jr High Parents, click the link below to help us decide which evenings are best http://doodle.com/poll/nbczu6r4r8w3q2mb


Regular Monthly Events

Below are our regularly occurring events. These are open to all ages and happen on a specific day in each month.

Drop ins

Every Tuesday, from 5:30-7:30pm, the Youth Room is open. Teens can drop in for homework help, watch a movie, play games or just hang out with friends. Snacks and beverages will be available.

Penance and Pizza

On the Third Wednesday of every month, we attend Reconciliation as a group then we head over to the kitchen in the CMO to make our own Pizza. Santa Sophia holds Confession every Wednesday at 4:30p. Our Pizzas are amazing so be sure to bring your favorite topping to share with everyone.

Supper Saturday

On the Third Saturday of every month, after the 4:30p Mass we host our Supper Saturday. This is a special Youth Night where we sit down to a home cooked dinner as a Family. We share stories of our joys and our struggles, then retire to a fun evening of games and music.

Parents if you would like to volunteer to cook for our teens on Supper Saturday, please contact Daniel at dcummings@santasophia.org


Hike with Father Devdas

On the Last Saturday of every month, we hike up Cowles Mountain with the Young Adults and Father Devdas. It is a relaxing and very spiritual journey to the top of the mountain. You can set your own pace and are not forced to reach the top. For carpools meet at the CMO at 6:30 am, or you can meet us at Cowles Mountain at 7am to start the Hike. Bring plenty of Water and dress in layers.

Upcoming Special Events

Throughout the year, we offer various events and activities. These events include Spiritual events such as Steubenville San Diego and Encounter Nights. Social events such as our Summer Days at the Park or Movie under the Stars, and Service and Justice events such as the Walk for Life or Habitat for Humanity.


Encounter – August

Encounter is an evening filled with Music and Worship. Teens from around the diocese attend a parish sponsored inspirational talk by one of many profound Catholic speakers. This is a great way for your teen to meet young people from around

The mission of the Youth Ministry is to help young people encounter the Love of God and become life-long Disciples of Christ. We will achieve this by Practicing our faith, Building healthy relationships, Learning leadership skills and Serving the community.  

Our High School Youth Night is held every Saturday of the month from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm in the CMO Youth Room. Youth Night is an opportunity to grow in faith and community with fellow young people from all over the county. You are invited to stop by for some food and fun as we explore our Catholic Faith together.

Throughout the year we offer various events and activities. These events include social events such as our Summer Beach Days, service and justice events such as the Walk for Life, and spiritual events such as Steubenville San Diego and Imagine Youth Day.


Steubenville San Diego – July 25-27

Steubenville is a power packed Catholic Weekend Retreat held in July. Teens and Young adults from all over the county attend a three-day conference designed to fire them up for Christ. We get to stay overnight in the dorms of the University of San Diego. There are Workshops, Prayer Services, reverent Mass, Praise and Worship Music, Eucharistic Adoration and more. Space is limited and you must be willing to help fundraise for your ticket to go.

 

Click here to see this month’s calendar of activities.

 

Click here to see next month’s calendar of activities.


 

If you would like to join our mailing list or have any questions or Suggestions, contact Daniel Cummings, Director of Youth Ministry at (619) 463-6011 ext.112 or email at dcummings@santasophia.org

Check out our Facebook Page or Instagram at KEYWORD “SantasophiaYM”

 

Is your child new to our Youth Group? – Be sure to print and complete the Parental/Guardian Consent Form and Liability Waiver which you can access by clicking the link at left.

Parental Consent Form

 

Are you interested in Volunteering for our Activities? – On the last Monday of every month we hold a Leadership Meeting to plan out the upcoming activities. All Teens and Parents are invited to attend and offer their input.

 

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