Youth/Young Adult News

Knights of Columbus St. Jude Council #6551 (St. Andrew the Apostle, Gibbsboro) is accepting submissions for the Mignogna Family Memorial Scholarship, a tuition scholarship of $1,000 to a student who will attend either (a) a Catholic high school, or (b) a Catholic college as a freshman, this coming fall of 2018. Candidates must submit an essay (up to 500 words) on any topic (e.g., the person you admire most, the person who has had a significant impact on your life, what steps you need to take to achieve your dream job, how you are attempting to become independent, how you would improve our Church or community, an event that has had a major impact on your life). Essays for these scholarships should be emailed to Steven Mignogna, Include student’s name, grade level, school attending this fall, parish, home address and telephone number. Essays must be received on or before May 31, 2018. The winner will be notified in June.

Catholic Campus Ministry at Rutgers Camden: Father Kristof Wtorek and Sister Dorothy Giloley SSJ are working with the students to form a Newman Club (Catholic Campus Ministry). We would like to invite any undergrad or graduate student at Rutgers Camden to join us. Contact Fr. Kristof,; Sr.Dorothy,

World Youth Day 2019 in Panama: Fathers Cichoski, Kennedy and Deacon Infanti and the Diocese of Camden, are leading a pilgrimage for those ages 18-39 from Jan. 19-29, 2019 to World Youth Day in Panama City, Panama. An 11-day life-changing journey of faith will include praying with the Holy Father and millions of youth/young adults from around the world, as well as breath-taking trips to the rainforest, Panama Canal, Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, plus pre/post pilgrimage experiences at home, $3099 (double occupancy). Also Four Night Papal Program available from Jan. 24-28, 2019 for $2099 (double occupancy). For itinerary and FAQ visit or call 856-583-2908 for more information.

The Catholic Community of Christ Our Light, Cherry Hill, invites you to Youth Nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-8 p.m. Contact Pastoral Associate for Youth Faith Formation for more details: Sherine Green, or 856-667-2440 x345.

Church of the Incarnation, invites teens in grades 9-12 for weekly Life Teen Masses every Sunday at 5 p.m., and Life Teen youth ministry from 6-8 p.m. Middle school Edge youth group (grades 6-8) meets the first and third Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. All youth activities meet in the Kernan Center, 240 Main Street, Mantua.

Church of the Holy Family, Youth Ministry Program: Contact Julie LaRosa, 856-228-2215 or ( for 5th and 6th grade program; for high school program).

Our Lady of Peace Parish, Williamstown, youth groups: junior, sixth to eighth grades; senior, ninth to 12th grades; young adults ages 18 to 25. Contact Kari A. Janisse, work 856-629-6142, ext. 20, cell 973-534-8960, email, website

The Federation of North-American Explorers (FNE), a Catholic faith based youth movement of pontifical right, has single-gender programs for boys and girls ages 6-24 to learn how to assume responsibility and leadership positions, to work hard within a diverse team and as individuals, and to finish what they start, emphasizing the development of the whole child from a Christ-centered perspective rooted in the sacraments. For more information call 856-381-7099 or email

Hearts of Fire, 7th and 8th grade youth program at Church of the Holy Family, Sewell (for those confirmed, or preparing for Confirmation). Contact Julie LaRosa, 856-228-2215 or

Divine Mercy Parish, Vineland, Young Youth Group for children in grades 3 to 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. second Friday of month, church hall. Call Michael and Shirley Velazquez, 856-696-2241.



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