Grades 9 - 12

 

PARENTS please see link on home page for a power point presentation full of information.

Click Here for the 2018-2019 Religious Education Schedule

Click Here High School Registration Form 2018-2019

 

  •  July 12-14th Steubenville East High School Youth Conference at UMASS!  SIGN UP RIGHT AWAY, as I only have 10 Spots reserved and this ALWAYS Sells Out!  Thousands of High School Teens gather for Nationally known Catholic Youth Speakers, Awesome Praise & Worship Music, Mass, and Lots of Fun!  The them this year is BELONGING. 
  • Pasta Supper (April 26th, 2019) Help Needed – Middle School and High School Teens are asked to sign up for helping set tables, refilling water jugs, and helping with some games for kids! 

  • Make and Serve Lunch for the Poor & Homeless at the Torrington Community Kitchen Saturday, March 16th or May 18th.

Call/text Amy Paquin for any questions: 860-806-5347 or email Religious.ed@OurLadyofHopeParish.com.

 

Fr. Jeff hid a $5 bill and said that the blindfolded student could keep it if he could find it.  Everyone was shouting at him which way to go, but it was so loud and confusing. Fr. Then asked the student to choose just one person to guide him, asking if it is easier.  “YES!” (he did find the $5!)This demonstrated how we only need to listen to God’s voice in our lives; it’s too difficult to hear what needs to be heard if we are listening to all of the things our society is throwing at us. Too many voices distracts us and makes it difficult to get the prize (heaven).

National Speaker David Calavitta talked about the Relentless Love of God our Father. David gave the example of how when his son was born, the baby didn’t know what a father was! David’s baby learned that a father will provide food when he fed his hungry son;  he learns that a Father supports, comforts, enters into our pain when he falls and scrape our knees; And the baby learned that the Father guides and protects when David teaches and disciplines him. We also need to learn about God Our Father by letting Him into our lives so that He can provide for and love us.

 

 

The retreat ended with the teens and volunteers worshipping Jesus in the Eucharist…What could be better!?!

 

 

 
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