Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church

Youth Ministry: Calendar

MBVM Parish: Youth Ministry Calendar 2022-23

Youth Ministry Director: Carrie Rink     

[email protected] / Office: 815-933-8285 ext. 335 

Youth & Parents are encouraged to Join the Remind App for each group you are joining for important monthly information.

(Dates of events are subject to change, please refer back for monthly updates.)

  • Join Remind: MBVM Youth Ministry Group: Text 81010 @43c2aee 
  • Join Remind:YouthLiturgyPlanningTeam: Text 81010 @bvmylp  
  • Adult chaperones working w/ youth MUST have a Virtus account & the following requirements: Go to https://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/  1.)Protecting God's Children 2.)Background Check 3.) Mandated Reporter
  • Weekly Service Hrs.- Our Food Pantry Welcomes Youth & parent/guardian to help anytime. Every Wed. 4:30-5:30pm & Thurs. 1-2pm, Please Call the Parish Office to help, 815-933-8285.
  • Monthly Service Hrs.- To Help w/ Religious Education Classes. Contact Maria Pallissard at mpalli[email protected]
Date Events/Services  Where/Time
Aug. 28th  First Youth Liturgy Planning Day      Youth Group Room/12:15pm-2:30pm  
Sept. 11th First Youth Mass/ YOUTH Ministry Kick-OFF Party

11am & Carrie Rink's House12:30pm-5pm

Sept. 12th & 26th Arts & Craft Workshop w/ Ribbon  (All Ages)

Parish Center/ 6-7:30pm

Sept. 28th Pottery Painting: High Schooler ONLY

Top Notch Knots & Pots/6-8pm

Oct. 1st Camp Tecumseh (7th&8thGrade ONLY) CANCELLED Indiana/1 day
Oct. 2nd Youth Liturgy Planning (Fr. Jason)     Youth Room/Basement 12:15pm-1:45pm
Oct. 3rd Art & Craft Workshop w/ Ribbon (All Ages)

Parish Center/ 6-7:30pm

Oct. 8th Haunted House: Jr. High & High Schoolers

Chebanse/ Meet @ 6:45pm (Open 7-10pm) 180 West First South St. Chebanse, IL

Oct. 12th Canvas Paint Night: Junior High ONLY Top Notch Knots & Pots: 6-8pmish
Oct. 16th Youth Mass/Bake Sale Fundraiser/ 175th Fall Festival    11am Fr. Jason/12pm-2pm
Oct. 29th Trunk Or Treat (Teens dress Up in fun characters, take pictures w/ Littles ) School Parking lot/1pm-2pm
Oct. 30th Youth Liturgy Planning(Deacon Skelly)      Youth Room/12:15pm-1:45pm
Nov. 6th Youth Mass/Harvest Sunday (Confirmation Students Hand out flyers after Mass) 11am/ALL Masses
Nov. 13th Harvest Sunday (Confirmation Students & Youth Sort Food)  10am-2pm
Nov. 17th Zumba Youth Ministry Fundraiser: ALL Ages can attend Gym: 6-7pm
Nov. 20th & 27th Youth Group Sells Advent Calendars after 11am Mass 12-12:15pm
Nov. 30th Canvas Paint Night: High School Only Top Notch Knots & Pots: 6-8pmish
Dec. 2nd Christmas Party/Open Gym Night-Service hrs available 7pm-10pm
Dec. 4th  Youth Liturgy Planning Youth Room/ 12:15pm-1:45pm
Dec. 11th Youth Mass  11am
Jan. 8th  Youth Liturgy Planning Youth Room/ 12:15pm-1:45pm
Jan. 8th  Quest Leader Meeting #1 Youth Group Room/6-7pm
Jan. 15th Confirm. Leaders Practice Skit School Gym/12:05-2pm
Jan. 16th Feed My Starving Children-Service Hrs. w/ 8th Graders 12:15pm-5:30pm
Jan. 22nd Youth Mass/Confirmation Retreat 10:15am-4:30pmish

Feb. 5th

Youth Liturgy Planning  Youth Room/12:15pm-1:45pm

Feb. 5th

Quest Leader Meeting #2 4pm-8pm

Feb. 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

March 6th, 13th, 27th

High Schoolers Babysit for Rescue Project: (Service Hrs.: Gym/dinner provided), RSVP Carrie Rink 5:30pm-8pm
Feb. 12th Youth Mass 11am 
Feb. 19th Quest Leader Meeting #3 5pm-7pm
Feb. 22nd Ash Wednesday/Soup Supper (All 8th Graders Help) School Gym/ 6-8:15pm
Feb. 26th Youth Liturgy Planning Youth Room/12:15pm-1:45pm
Feb. 25th/26th Quest Retreat (Fresh./Soph.) Portiuncula Center for Prayer: Frankfort
March 1st-4th Kairos Retreat (Junior/Seniors): Deadline to Register 1/20/2023 St. George w/ MAC
March 5th Youth Mass 11am

March 11th

Confirmation MBVM Church/ 2pm

March ?

YLP Team-Field Trip: The Shrine of Christs Passion St. John, Indiana/ 10:30am
March 26th Youth Liturgy Planning (Last one for the school year) Youth Room/12:15pm-2pm
April 2nd Youth Mass: Palm Sunday


April 6th Holy Thursday: (After mass Youth prays 1st hour at Alter of Repose w/ parents) Church & Parish Center/ 7-9pm
April 12th-14th Youth Group Spring Garage Sale School Gym
April 23rd Youth Mass: Senior Blessing/ Reception to follow 11am-12:30pm
Summer Schedule: 2023  


June 12th-16th, 2023 One Bread, One Cup (HS Soph-Fresh. College)

St. Meinrad, Indiana/ 5 Day Conference

June 25th Help Decorate Float & Walk in Grand Parade @ Friendship Festival

Starts @ BBCHS parking lot/ends by Jewel in Bourb. 12pm-2pm

July 9-14th, 2023 Camp MOSH (Maternity Outreach Servicing Humanity)

Maternity Parish/ 6 day Mission

July 24th-27th, 2023 Viatorian Youth Conference

Casa Iskali: Des Plaines, IL