Youth Ministry

 

     The goal of the Divine Redeemer Youth Ministry Program is to provide young people with opportunities to bring life to their faith and bring their faith to life.  We strive to provide programs that will help them grow in their faith, embrace its traditions and discover the gift God has given and their call to be good stewards of those gifts.  Youth Ministry creates a safe, supportive and enabling environment for them to become fully active members of Divine Redeemer and the universal Church.

          Youth group is a less structured, more social gathering than Youth Formation classes.  It is topic oriented and open to all regardless of their enrollment status in formation classes.  Youth group gatherings include prayer, games, and presentations that are focused on the topic for the evening.  Friends are always welcome at Youth Group and there is no cost, and no registration required.  Topics for the fall will be announced through the parish bulletin and website.

 

Below is the JUNE calendar! Take a look and add us to your schedule!

JUNE Calendar of Events

 

 

TOTUS TUUS – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!– JULY 9-14 
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Registration is open for TOTUS TUUS (Totally Yours), a fun and energetic parish based summer catechetical program, for both elementary school age children and middle school and high school youth.  College students and seminarians will be at Divine Redeemer to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ. Totus Tuus has 5 pillars: Eucharist, Devotion to Mary, Catechetical instruction, Vocation discernment and FUN!! This year’s curriculum is The Mystery of Salvation and The Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary. The elementary program is Monday-Friday – July 10-14 – 9am to 3pm and the Middle School/High School program is Sunday – Thursday – July 9-13 – 7-9:10pm. Click here for the registration flyer.

Volunteers are needed to help house and feed the team of young adults who will be teaching, as well as helping out with the program. Please sign up for Totus Tuus Help Needed!!!

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/wZYauu OR click the button below.
  2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)
  3. Sign up! Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually. 

 

Activities:

Youth activities at Divine Redeemer are open to youth entering 6th grade and older, unless noted. Registration forms with details are available from the youth office or the bulletin board in the Community Center. You will need to have an activity release on file from youth group, or include one with the paperwork for the first activity you participate in! We are always needing drivers and adult chaperones for activities! Please remember that if you sign up after the deadline, space may not be available.                                                                                           

Fundraising:

We sell Religious Goods from a case in the Community Center. We have a selection of rosaries, jewelry, statues, medals and gifts available after designated Masses and during office hours the rest of the week. In addition, there are other special fundraisers throughout the year. Money earned from these goes into your student fundraising account Religious Goods-   We will be starting our Religious Goods “store” early this spring.  We will have a selection of rosaries, jewelry, statues, medals and gifts available after each Mass during the weekend and during office hours the rest of the week.

Student Permission Forms: 

(please check the summer packet for filled out permission forms for the summer)

Adult Waiver Forms:

   

Youth Formation - Confirmation 

Starts in September and meet on specified Sunday mornings during the school year. Anyone in 8th grade and older who have completed at least one previous year of formation or Catholic school religion classes can prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation.  Those in Catholic school receive most of their instruction in school.  There will be a few events that combine Catholic & Public school students outside of their normal class settings. 

Document of Important Dates for Confirmation Students

 

 

Divine Redeemer Youth Ministry  
926 Farragut Ave. Colorado Springs  CO  80909
Director of Youth Ministry   (719) 234-0334  
Email Cody at: cstowe@divineredeemer.net