Category: Parish Youth Programming

Programs put on for youth (teens) by the parish.

Employment Opportunity

Youth Ministry Coordinator (part-time) Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Holy Eucharist Parishes, Edmonton

 

Requirements

 

  • Experience working with youth and or young families
  • Active member of a Ukrainian Catholic parish faith community
  • Knowledgeable about the Ukrainian Catholic Faith, bilingual an asset.
  • Proficiency in the use of various social media – Facebook, twitter etc.
  • Some Post-Secondary education/theology courses preferred.

 

Responsibilities

 

  1. Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Holy Eucharist Supervise/coordinate/assist Sunday preschool (ages 3 – 7), Junior Youth (ages 7 – 14), UCY (ages 15 – 19) programs and programs for young families. Closely working with the parish priest and Eparchial youth director and other coordinators in the Eparchy.
  2. Develop leadership skills in youth and young adults.
  3. Coordinate recruitment, training, support, and evaluation of volunteers in the youth ministry program
  4. Maintain communication within the parish, with other parishes throughout the Edmonton eparchy, with the eparchial youth ministry office and other Christian youth based organizations
  5. Determine and deliver effective ways of publicizing and promoting programs and experiences; particularly in the areas of Social Media
  6. Be a presence in the Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Holy Eucharist communities through their liturgical and social activities.

 

Details

 

Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Holy Eucharist 12 -15 hours per week. This position entails weekend and evening work therefore the successful applicant must be willing to be flexible in their time.

Compensation: $20 – $22/hour commensurate with experience and education.

Contract to commence immediately, until December 2016. Possible option of extension upon the agreement of both parties.

 

Application

 

Please send resume along with the contact information for two references by April 29, 2016 to: youth@edmontoneparchy.com

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information, contact Fr. Mihajlo Planchak at 780-914-2573.

Pysanka Decorating April 11 2014

PasankyCome Join St Josaphat’s Youth (Jr and Sr High) for Pysanka making

April 11, 7 – 9pm, 10825 97 St NW, Edmonton. For more information call Julia at 780-422-3181

Unity 2014: Registration Now Open!

Registration for Unity 2014 is now open! Click on the above link for their website and download your registration form from the “Documents” section at the top of the page. Unity 2014 promises to be a fun, fulfilling weekend of great people and great activities, all centered around learning more about the Ukrainian Catholic faith.

Hope to see you there!

Joyanne, Unity 2014 Website Facilitator

 

 

Plastyanytsya Hop

Plastyanytsia Hop 2013

The UCY’s annual Plastyanytsia Hop for the 2013 Easter Season was very successful. The youth travelled to eight different churches as a group. Over the course of the afternoon, the number of participants ranged from five to thirteen. Youth came from around four or five different Parishes. The event started at 4:00 on the south side of Edmonton at St. Nicholas and wound its way around the whole city ending up in each end, at one of the many Ukrainian Catholic churches and ended up downtown at St. Josaphat’s Cathedral ending closer to 11:00pm. The youth learnt a lot by having self lead sessions or by spending times singing, praying and speaking with our many different clergy members. The event was enlightening and a growing experience!563631_10151325333281431_1243520404_n 734462_10151325333156431_1071312309_n 545295_10151325333201431_1708580017_n Plastyanytsia Hop  2013

Plastyanytsya Hop

Here's our schedule. Join the fun!

Here’s our schedule.

Holy Shroud

Holy Shroud

Calling youth and young adults ages13-35.

Come join us as we pray and share our faith this Good Friday.

We will start at 2:45 p.m. at St. Josaphat Cathedral, transportation and snacks are provided.

You can come for the whole evening or join us at any time. For more information call Michael @ 780-893-3238.

iWitness

iWitness is our newest and greatest contest that encourages students to showcase how they witness the Lord working in their lives, by way of drawings, pictures, written works, or videos.

check it out: iwitness.edmontoneparchy.com

YOU COULD WIN GREAT PRIZES!!!

Kenosis: Catholic Youth Pilgrimage

Kenosis is a Pilgrimage for Youth and Young adults from Eastern Alberta, to Winnipeg, to go see the shrine of Blessed Vasyl Velechkovsky, a Saint in the making.

For more information please see the attached PDF: Kenosis Poster
 or contact Fr. Bo of Lloydminster

“Get Real” – St. Stephen’s Winter Youth Retreat 2012

The youth group of St. Stephen’s parish in Calgary is hosting another winter retreat… and it will happen on February 15 till 17.

 

Get Real Registration Form 2012 PDF

You can join us if you are in grade 7 to 12, and you want to have a profound spiritual and social experience.