Youth Ministry


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Helpful Links:

Fr. Burke Master's Daily Reflection


Catholic Study Bible



3-Minute Retreat


Daily Readings from the New American Bible


Middle School Youth Ministry

All middle school students are invited to join us each Sunday.

We begin at 6:30 PM with an open gym followed by our youth group meeting.

Click Here: Middle School YM Schedule

 Teen Youth Ministry

Become a part of building something GREAT!

The Teen Youth Ministry is now meeting every Thursday at 7:30 PM in the Youth Ministry Room.

Take a break from your weekly school routine!

Join us for food, faith, and fun.

With games, friendship, prayer, and discussion:

*Learn new ways of becoming disciples
*Develop tools to live out our Catholic Faith
*Come and truly make this YOUR Ministry!

The Teen Youth Ministry’s first Sunday event is scheduled for Sunday,

October 22nd beginning at 6 PM.

Bring a friend and make new friends!

We'll play some games, have some pizza, and get a preview of what we're planning for our weekly Thursday meetings...

and hopefully watch the Cubs game!

 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @SJB_Teens  

 For more information contact: Mr. Craig Mazur at

Scroll down for the registration form.


WHAT is Kairos? “καιρoς” is the Greek work referring to the “Lord’s time”. It describes the time in our lives when we reflect on where we are and where we are going. This retreat is usually offered in most Catholic high schools throughout the United States for teens in their junior or senior year of high school. The Diocese of Joliet is now offering this amazing experience to high school teens who are not attending a Catholic school. Our Kairos retreats are unique because we offer a 3-day version from Friday to Sunday and they are co-educational. The youth who participate in and lead these retreats come from both public and Catholic high schools. They come from many different parishes throughout the entire diocese. These retreats are led by trained peer leaders in high school with appropriate adult leadership from priests and male and female lay ministers.

WHERE?  Kairos 11 Location will be held at Our Lady of Angels Retreat Center in Lemont

WHEN?   Kairos 11 will be from Friday, December 1 at 7pm until Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 5pm.

HOW MUCH?  $100 per participant. This covers your lodging,  meals and all other related expenses.

HOW do I register?   Download and complete the application and permission form from our website and mail/email it to the Diocese of Joliet, Youth Ministry Office.  Payment of  $100 payment can be mailed along with your registration.  Checks must be made to the Diocese of Joliet.  Questions?  Call the Office of Youth Ministry at 815-221-6234 or email:

St. John the Baptist Teen Youth Ministry

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