Middle School (5-8)

Nazareth Middle School Grades 5–8

Nazareth is the town where Jesus lived during his youth. There He “advanced in wisdom and age and favor before God and man” (Luke 2:52). This is what we strive to do in Nazareth Middle School. Through living a daily, personal rule of life we grow in virtue and build a lasting friendship with Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary. All 5th–8th grade youth are invited to join us in our journey to become saints!

Nazareth meetings are held every Wednesday during the school year with two time options: 3:15–4:45 p.m. or 6–7:30 p.m. Our time together includes prayer, games, instruction, and small groups led by faith-filled high school mentors. We live out virtue through weekly challenges as well as Apostolic Projects that serve others in our parish and community.

Each month, we learn about a specific virtue and work at acquiring it by using the Rule of Life Compass. The Rule of Life Compass includes the four main areas of a middle-schooler’s life: friendship with Christ, family life, mission, and studies. By applying the virtues in these four areas we grow in holiness through intentionally living as Jesus calls us to.


Register online here.

To learn more, contact Rachel Gleeson at rgleeson@stmarylittleton.org

Mountain Madness 2019!

Every year 1100+ Middle School students (6-8th grade) from across the Archdiocese gather at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park to encounter God through a “mountain-top” experience. The weekend combines high energy speakers, dynamic worship, fellowship and adoration to ignite a passion for Jesus and encourage us to live our faith in everyday life. This year’s keynote speaker is Chris Padgett, a Catholic author, musician, teacher, and motivational speaker. Padgett has been doing ministry for over 20 years. He has appeared on television and radio and has been a regular at Steubenville youth conferences.

This year, St. Mary has 28 spots available. Registration has been extended to January 4th. Click here to register.