Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry

The St. Katharine Drexel Youth Ministry program is designed to:

  • Empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ
  • Encourage participation in the life, mission and work of the Catholic faith community
  • Foster personal and spiritual growth 
  • Provide safe and fun opportunities for learning and building relationships in the community

"You are ready for what Christ wants of you now. He wants you - all of you - to be the light of the world, as only young people can be light. It is time to let your light shine!" - John Paul II



Youth Ministry Calendars
Please see the high school and middle school youth ministry schedules.

For more information contact Troy Bauer

Opportunities to Engage

Childrens’ Liturgy of the Word Assistant
Assist the adult leaders with this weekly ministry bringing the gospel to young children in our community. The average commitment is once every 4 weeks.

When: Sunday 9 a.m. Mass
Ages: 12-18 years old
Contact: Troy Bauer

Liturgical Ministers
Join other youth of the parish in providing important assistance at Mass as altar servers, readers and/or ushers. We welcome all youth (both boys and girls) to let their light shine as a liturgical minister.

When: All weekend and special Masses
Ages: Must have received First Communion
Contact: Marc Stockert

Coffee and Donuts
Food, fun and fellowship! Hospitality is a core value at St. Katharine Drexel and youth are invited to provide hospitality for the parish community after Mass. Free taste-tests and guaranteed fun!

When: Sunday 9 a.m. Mass/once every other month
Ages: 12-18 years old
Contact: Troy Bauer

Sunday School Assistant
During the school year, Sunday School Assistants share bible stories, songs and projects with the children of our parish.

When: Sunday 9 a.m. Mass
Ages: 12-18 years old
Contact: Troy Bauer