And I tell you, you are Peter,
and on this rock I will build my church,
and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it.
I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven,
and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven,
and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.
~ Matthew 16:18-19 (NRSV)
St. Peter the Apostle
551 N. Rush Street | Itasca, Illinois 60143
Come study with St Josemaria Escriva and the youth group this Tuesday and Wednesday (12/15-16) nights, from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.
All high schoolers preparing for final exams are welcome to study
in the youth room.
Food and drink will be provided.
St. Peter the Apostle’s Youth Ministry is designed to empower young peopled to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today; to draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission and work of the Catholic faith community; and, to foster the total person (body, mind and spirit) and the spiritual growth of each young person.
The comprehensive framework of Youth Ministry is designed to:
utilize each of the Church’s ministries (advocacy, catechism, community life, evangelization, justice and service, leadership development, pastoral care, prayer and worship) in an integrated approach to achieving the three goals for ministry with teens
provide developmentally appropriate programs and activities to promote personal and spiritual growth for younger and older teens
enrich family life and promote the faith growth of families of teens
incorporate young people fully into all aspects of church life and engage them in ministry and leadership in the faith community
create partnerships among families, schools, churches and community organizations in a common effort to promote positive
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