Opportunities/events Youth/Young Adults


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 akela@northstarexplorers.org

St. Rose YAM and Holy Child Parish are joining forces to host a “Swing Night” at St. Maria Goretti Hall, 321 Orchard Ave, Runnemede, Saturday, March 1, at 8 p.m. All area young adults are welcome to attend. $5 cover charge includes admittance, refreshments, and a dance lesson. Contact Steph Smaldore for info or to RSVP, 856-287-6137 or stroseyam@gmail.com. See the event listing on the St. Rose of Lima Facebook page and join the group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/108928949209827/

St. Peter’s Christian Singles Club, Merchantville, affiliate parishes: St. Stephen’s, Pennsauken, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Maple Shade. For December and January 2014 scheduled events, email: stpetersover21@yahoo.com (John Edelmayer, club director, 856-663-3759; Bob Sorrentino, president, 856-751-7319).

Young Adult Group at Christ Our Light, Cherry Hill (ages 20-39): Tuesday, Feb. 11, Theology on Tap, Dooney’s Pub, Route 130, Delran, for more information contact Roseanne, persistent21@verizon.net; Saturday, Feb. 15, Service Day, Habit ReStore, Cinnaminson, meet at 9:45a.m., day goes until 1 p.m., heading to Tony’s Pizza after the service day (snow date, Feb. 22), need to complete waiver form, for more information and directions, email Roseanne, persistent21@verizon.net; Tuesday, March 11, Theology on Tap, Dubh Linn Square, Cherry Hill, 7 p.m., contact Rosanne, persistent21@verizon.net; Annual Lent Series, Wednesday, March 12, Wednesday, March 19 and Thursday, March 27, 7 p.m., meeting room at COL, followed by socializing, contact Kathryn Wallace, kathrynwallace22@gmail.com; Friday, March 21, Bowling Night, Pinsetters, Merchantville, meet at 7:30 p.m., contact Rosanne, persistent21@verizon.net; Saturday, April 5, Phillies opening afternoon, PJ’s, Maple Shade, meet aat 3:30 p.m., contact Rosanne, persistent21@verizon.net; Friday, April 11, Bowling at Pinsetters, Merchantville, meet at 7:30 p.m., contact Rosanne, persistent21@verizon.net; Holy Week activity, TBD; Saturday, April 26, Service Day, st Mary’s Residence, Cherry Hill, volunteer from noon-3:30 p.m., followed by pizza at Boardwalk Pizza, contact Rosanne, persistent21@verizon.net; Sunday, April 26, Mass at 11 a.m., then Brunch Social, Coastline, Cherry Hill, 12:30 p.m. Brunch $15, drinks are extra, contact Rosanne, persistent21@verizon.net

St. Rose Young Adult Ministry, Haddon Heights (ages 20-39), meets every other Sunday in the chapel at 8 p.m. for a Holy Hour, followed by reflection and socializing. For more information call Stephanie, 856-287-6137.

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 youthministerkari@gmail.com, website www.YouthGroupInfo.com

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.

Youth Ministry Program, Church of the Holy Family: 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).

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 jlarosa@churchoftheholyfamily.org