Youth Ministry

        Welcome to St. John’s Starlight Youth Ministry!!

All youth in middle and high school are encouraged to join us in parish, community, deanery, and archdiocesan events! If you are not receiving schedules and updates via email, please contact Vicki and you will be added to the list!!  Here are a few opportunities that we have scheduled:

The New Spring/Summer Calendars are ready!  Pick one up in the entrance of church or at the bottom of this page

Summer Events to look into:


NCYC Call Out Meeting is this Sunday! If you are or have a son/daughter in high school this upcoming school year, please be sure to visit the Smith Hall this Sunday, June 11, at 6 pm to learn more about the National Catholic Youth Conference this November in Indianapolis.  It is a wonderful experience that only happens every two years!  Come find out more about it, the registration process, and the cost – plus funding opportunities!  Contact Vicki if you are interested in NCYC, but are unable to make the meeting.

Wolfe Pack Mission Trip – For high school youth, this is an excellent Appalachian Summer Mission in Wolfe County, Kentucky. It is June 13-17.  Please say a prayer for the group attending Wolfe Pack Mission trip, including Peter Lonnemann and myself!!

Faith in Action – This is a great service filled week here locally.  You will be based out of Mt. St. Francis and then you go into our community during the day to help those in need. The dates are July 9 – 13.  Again, check out the deanery website for more information! They are still taking reservations for Faith in Action!  Don’t hesitate!! Register now!

Summer Daze – Middle school youth program called Summer Daze will be June 20, 27, and July 11. Please see the schedule below.  We have over a dozen youth between Starlight and Navilleton registered.  If you are a parent and have an issue with dropoff times or pick up times, please contact Vicki directly on her cell phone.  Thanks!

Tuesday, June 20 – 8:45 am Meet at St. Mary of the Knobs – we are leaving at 9 am promptly!  Mass and social/painting at OLPH that morning, then we will return to St. Mary of the Knobs to enjoy their sack lunch from home and help move furniture and clean St. Mary of the Knobs school. Pick up at 4 pm at SMK.

Tuesday, June 27 –  9 am Meet at St. Mary’s Navilleton gym parking lot.  We will work at the Franciscan Kitchen in Louisville that morning, then head to the Atlantis Water Park that afternoon, 1-3 pm.  Please be sure to pack a lunch, water bottles, swimsuit, towel, sunblock, and money if your kid would like something from the concession stand.  Pick up at St. Mary’s Navilleton gym at 3:30 pm.

Tuesday, July 11 – 9 am Meet at Mt. St. Francis in the back parking lot.  We will remain at the Mount all day.  We will work the first part of the day doing various chores for the Friars at the Mount, then enjoy a cookout with other youth from the deanery and games in the afternoon. Please pick up your son/daughter at the shelter house at 3:00 pm.



ff-visit-to-mtst-francis  Faith Formation Class Field Trip to Mt. St. Francis, Nov. 13


ICYC Pictures below: Group challenges

icyc-group-challenge icyc-rope-challenge-2 icyc-rope-challenge icyc-silly-group-photo   ICYC Silly Group Photo with the Pope!

halloween-trunk-or-treat   Halloween Party and Trunk or Treat!



Spring 2017
Spring 2017
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