The St. Cassian Youth Group facilitates spiritual and social growth while providing education of the faith and offering opportunities to serve fellow children of God.  The Youth Group is open to youths from Grades 7 through 12.

Generally, we meet on Fridays at 7pm in Larkin Hall:
1st Friday:  Youth Leaders (High School only)
2nd Friday:  Middle School (led by High School Leaders)
3rd Friday:  High School Only
4th Friday:  Trips (Click links for Permission Slips)

Actors, narrators, singers & musicians are also invited to join our LIVING STATIONS OF THE CROSS cast.

To sign up for SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES, click here to sign up via Space is limited.  To sign up for our Housing Families in Transition Host week during February break, click here.


2016 – 2017 Youth Group Schedule:

Oct. 7 – Youth Leaders

Oct. 14 – Middle School: “Kick-off”

Oct. 21-22 – High School: Lock-in (9pm- 9am) (Permission Slip due 10/7)

Oct. 28 – Trip: The Funplex (Permission Slip due 10/14)

Nov. 11 – No Middle School (Veteran’s Day)

Nov. 13 (Sun.) – Annual Youth Ministry Recognition Ceremony (Newark Cathedral)
3pm Mass Honoring Katherine Stelma & Xavier Morales (All are welcome)

Nov. 19 – High School: Selfie-Scavenger Hunt

Nov. 21 & 22 – Service:  Advent-Wreath Prep

Nov. 27 – Service:  Advent-Wreath Making

Dec. 2 – Youth Leaders

Dec. 3 – Luminary Making @ Christmas Corners

Dec. 9 – Middle School: “Food for the Soul”

Dec. 10 & 11 – Service:  Luminary Sale

Dec. 16 – High School: “Christmas Cards for the Elderly”

Dec. 17 & 18 – Service:  Luminary Sale

Dec. 23 – Trip: Ice Skating (Permission Slip due 12/9)

Jan. 6 – Youth Leaders

Jan. 10 – Service:  Community Foodbank of NJ (Permission Slip due 12/9)

Jan. 13 – Middle School: Movie Night – “The Parent Trap”

Jan. 20 – High School: “Faith Paint Night”

Jan. 27 – Trip: Coastal Sports (Permission Slip due 1/13)

(No Middle and High School only events in February due to other parish events)

Feb. 19-26 – Housing Families in Transition (must volunteer with parent)

Feb. 24 – Trip:  Skyzone (with IHN families) (Permission Slip due 1/13)

Mar. 3 – Apr. 14 (Mondays & Fridays) – Living Stations of the Cross Practice
Calling all actors, singers, musicians!
(Living Stations Commitment Form due 2/3)

Apr. 7 – High School Cotillion Semi-Formal & Awards Dinner
(Permission Slip due 3/3)

Apr. 21 – High School: “Make Your Own Pizza Contest”

Apr. 28 – Trip: Humdingers (Bowling, plus Arcades/Batting/Laser Tag)
(Permission Slip due 4/7)

May 12 – Middle School: “Relays and Obstacles” 
(Cancelled due to Confirmation Rehearsal)

May 21 – Youth Rally @ Great Adventure (Permission Slip due 1/6

TEAM Summer Training

Teens who have been selected as part of TEAM (Teens Engaged And Motivated) will begin training for the new year during the summer.  Permission slips for off-campus training can be found by clicking on the name of your committee.

Tues., July 27, 2017 – Prayer & Retreat Committee only (St. John’s Soup Kitchen, Newark)

Thurs., June 29, 2017 – Tech & Media Committee only (St. John’s Soup Kitchen, Newark)

Fri., July 14, 2017 – Snack & Birthday Committee only (Toni’s Kitchen, Montclair)

Fri., July 28 – Welcoming Committee only (Toni’s Kitchen, Montclair)

Mon., July 31 – All TEAM Committees (Larkin Hall)

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