Opportunities for youth and young adults


Hearts of Fire, 7th and 8th grade youth program at Church of the Holy Family, Sewell, combines traditional material covered in religious education Confirmation class and takes it a step further. For more information contact Julie LaRosa, 856-228-2215 or jlarosa@churchoftheholyfamily.org

Our Lady of Peace Parish, 32 Carrol Ave., Williamstown, youth groups: junior, sixth to eighth grades, Jesus Fish, 7 to 9 p.m. second and fourth Sundays of month; and senior, ninth to 12th grades. JP2, 7 to 9 p.m. first and third Sundays of month. Young adults ages 18 to 25, ACTS, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays. Contact Kari A. Janisse, work 856-629-6142, ext. 20, cell 973-534-8960, email youthministerkari@gmail.com, website www.YouthGroupInfo.com

Divine Mercy Parish, 23 W. Chestnut Ave., 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. For more information, call Michael and Shirley Velazquez, 856-696-2241.

Holy Eucharist Church, 344 Kresson Rd., Cherry Hill, will host the first Cherry Hill regional youth Mass, Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m., jointly sponsored by Christ Our Light, St. Mary, St. Thomas More and Holy Eucharist youth groups. Fellowship and dessert will follow in the church hall. Open to all junior and senior high school youth and their families.

A new youth group at St. Padre Pio Parish. Mass will be celebrated at 6 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church on Union Road from 7-8:30 p.m. Bring a friend; do not have to be from the parish to be part of the youth group. All high school students, grades 9 to 12, are welcome; Mass is open to everyone. For more information, contact Father Steve Curry, fr.curry@hermits.com or 856-697-1746.

St. Rose Young Adult Ministry (ages 18 to 40), Haddon Heights, meets Fridays from 7:30 to 8 p.m. followed by activity and socializing. For more information, email George, St.Rose.Yam@gmail.com, or see http://strose.hurricaneweb.net

Youth Ministry Program, Church of the Holy Family: Meetings, monthly Mass, dinners and service opportunities, retreats, group adventures and leadership programs. Program begins in September. For more information contact Julie LaRosa, 856-228-2215 or jlarosa@churchoftheholyfamily.org (www.churchoftheholyfamily.org/jryouthreg for 5th and 6th grade program; www.churchoftheholyfamily.org/sryouthreg for high school program).