Youth Ministry

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We are a group of teens who have fun Serving, Worshiping, and just hanging out together.

The  Youth Group is open to all Middle and High School students.   You do not have to be a parishioner of Holy Spirit.   Students are encouraged to bring their friends.

Upcoming Meeting Schedule

Sunday, July 9

Sunday, July 16

  • SWAT Tuesday’s  6:30-7:30 pm  Holy Hour 
  • Every Sunday 11:30 am – 1 pm  starting June 11
    • June 11 is Confirmation but there will be hospitality so we will have a SWAT open house
    • GOF Sundays those not needing to attend GOF (Confirmandi and high schoolers) can come and help present at GOF by doing a witness, leading games, doing skits, and assisting families with activities.
  • Schedule thru December
    • July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13,20,27; Sep 3 , 10(GOF), 17(GOF), 24; Oct 1, 8(GOF),15(GOF), 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12(GOF), 19(GOF), 26; Dec 3, 10(GOF), 17(GOF)


Join us in Indianapolis November 16-18 for three days of catechesis, prayer, Eucharist, service, and recreation in a safe and welcoming environment.

Teens in Grades 9-12 in Fall 2017 how about joining us for NCYC 2017. The trip costs around $500. SWAT does many fundraisers and participating in SWAT will help pay for most of the trip Deposits of $50 are due by May 30th.

To obtain the Registration Information Collection form come to youth group or see Rochelle in the Formation Office by calling 661-0644 ext 102 or email Or download the Regsitration Information form below. You will need to fill out the form and return to Rochelle by May 30 with your $50 deposit.

Regsitration info collection ncyc17_form

Holy Spirit’s Diocesan Youth Council Representatives
Katherine Bender and Becca Yagelski

Youth Ministry Team
Laura Bender, Allison Mazurkiewicz, Ray Nedohon, Fabiola Jimenez, Katie McNamara, Annmarie Bender, Rochelle McNamara

Contact us at 661-0644 or email

To receive reminders of S.W.A.T. EVENTS text @byage to 81010


For more information please call (219) 661-0644 or email Rochelle at

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young,
but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.
(1 Timothy 4:12)