St. Mel offers a comprehensive youth ministry experience for younger and older adolescents. What is a comprehensive youth ministry? They have eight components:
- Community Life
- Justice & Service
- Leadership Development
- Pastoral Care
- Prayer & Worship
Children’s Religious Education Calendar
- Religious Education – Spanish Thursday, January 24, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
- Religious Education – English Tuesday, January 29, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
- Religious Education – Spanish Thursday, January 31, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
- Religious Education – English Tuesday, February 5, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
- Religious Education – Spanish Thursday, February 7, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
High School Youth Ministry at St. Mel’s is presented through the dynamic and awesome program Life Teen. Focusing on a life enriched by the sacraments, Life Teen aims to bring teens into communion with the global church and lead teens closer to Christ.
St. Mel Life Teen meets on Sunday’s after the 5pm Life Teen Mass. We invite all high school teens to join us for Life Nights as well as our events:
- Inspiration LA at Six Flags Magic Mountain (Fall)
- SHINE Mission Trip (Early Summer)
- Steubenville Conference (Mid-Summer)
- World Youth Day (every 2-3 years)
- Fundraisers (every other month)
Jr High School
EDGE is a fun and dynamic experience which allows students in grades sixth through eighth experience and encounter Jesus Christ. Through catechesis, service, and outreach, EDGE meets young pre-teens and teens where they are at and helps them live a bold, dynamic Catholic life. Through EDGE, St. Mel’s Youth Ministry:
- Creates a positive experience of the Catholic Church for younger adolescents
- Helps middle school students deepen their knowledge and appreciation of what the Catholic Church teaches and believes.
- Challenges young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church.
WORLD YOUTH DAY EVENT AT ST MEL
St. Mel Pilgrims:
Sabrina Rodriguez De La Hoya
Debbie Williams – staff
Photos of St Mel Youth Group trip to Panama — Jan 20 – A spiritually uplifting and fun trip for all the pilgrims.
Our Life Teen Group – 2019 Panama WYD on Jan 17, 2019