High School (9-12)

2019/2020 Calendar

High school youth are invited to join the Emmaus Youth Group. Youth Group will meet Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:15 pm, in the Youth Room. Each Tuesday evening will consist of large group activities and small groups. Small groups will be organized by grade and gender, as much as possible. The small groups will be led by faith filled Young Adults passionate in leading the youth. They will walk with them as Jesus walked with the disciples on the road to Emmaus. The first week of the month there will be no Tuesday Youth Group, and instead we will have a special event such as Volleyball Tournament, Retreat, Service Event, etc… during the first weekend/Sunday of the month.  Please see the schedule below!

2019 Summer Calendar

Scripture and Movie Night
Scripture night will be starting at 6:30 pm in the Youth Room and going to around 8:15 pm. Movie nights will start at the same time but go until 9:00 pm! See your emails for more details

Rockies Game
We are planning on attending the Rockies/San Francisco Giants game, July 17th with the Spanish Exchange group. The game is at 1:10 pm. Tickets are only $17. We will be leaving from the Oxford City of Sheridan Metro station around 12:00 pm and returning to the Oxford City of Sheridan station at around 5:20 pm for pickup! Students are asked to bring $6 to ride the Metro.
Email Agreen@stmarylitteton.org to RSVP and receive the liability form.

Totus Tuus
Led by a teaching team of college students and seminarians, Totus Tuus (Latin for “totally yours” provides age-appropriate faith formation, including instruction, Confession, engaging activities, discussion and fellowship.
Grades 7-12: Jul 28 – Aug 1, 7:00 – 9:00 pm (Cost: FREE! No Registration required)
Questions? Contact Andy Green at Agreen@stmarylittleton.org or 720.283.4729

Camping Trip
We want to host a camping trip for all incoming freshmen students. the trip will be from Friday afternoon, Aug 2 through Sunday afternoon, Aug 4. What a great way to start being involved with Youth Group. It will include staying in tents, hikes, good food all weekend, Mass, prayer and other activities. If you are a parent and willing to come and help/plan let me know! Price is $30. We will be travelling to Timberline Campground in Grant, CO.
Email Agreen@stmarylitteton.org to RSVP and receive the liability form.

Service Day

Come join at St. Mary to help beautify our campus. We need hands on deck to help clean, plant, rake, wash and other needs around the campus. Time: TBD

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Vision

To Encounter Jesus Christ and strive to be his disciples. Walking alongside faith filled disciples, we will be inspired, equipped and formed for a lifetime of relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.

Overview

The program is based off Luke 24:13-35, the walk to Emmaus. In this story, after Jesus’ death, two of his disciples are leaving Jerusalem in seaming discouragement. Along the path, Jesus draws near them and walks with them. However, their eyes were kept from recognizing Him. The two tell of the recent sad events of Jesus’ death and even say that some angels have told women of his resurrection. Jesus admonishes them for being so “slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!” He then interprets the scriptures to them and starting with Moses and all the prophets revealed the things concerning Himself. As they drew near to the village, they constrained Jesus to stay with them as Jesus appeared to be going further. At supper, Jesus, “took the bread and blessed and broke it, and gave it to them, And their eyes were opened and they recognized him; and he vanished out of their sight” The two “rose that same hour and returned to Jerusalem; and they found the eleven gathered together and those who were with them, who said, “The Lord has risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!” Then they told what had happened on the road, and ho he was known to then in the breaking of the bread.

Our hope is that teens will similarly encounter and recognize Jesus as the two disciples did!