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Annual Kujenga Youth Retreat 2014

»Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Archdiocese of Boston, Confirmation, Local Parish, LocalParish, Ordinary Time, St Angela's, St Matthew's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Annual Kujenga Youth Retreat 2014

Kujenga-Viongozi are the Swahili words that mean, “to build leadership“. This Annual Youth Retreat is hosted by the Archdiocese of Boston – Office of Cultural Diversity Office for Black Catholics. The purpose of Kujenga-Viongozi is to develop leadership skills among youth and young adults in the Black Catholic tradition, with Jesus-Christ at the center of their lives. It is a weekend retreat that is targeted toward youth and young adults (and adults who serve as mentors) who want to share their gifts and talents, explore the leadership seeds God has planted in them and go deeper in their leadership role in the church. Mark your calendar and start planning for the 2014 Kujenga Catholic Youth Leadership Retreat week-end from 5:00 p.m. Friday 1st...

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‘Know Your Rite, The Mass Explained’

»Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Archdiocese of Boston, Confirmation, St Angela's, St Matthew's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

‘Know Your Rite, The Mass Explained’

Father Bill Joy – our pastor and Father Matt Williams invite both parishes St. Matthew’s Dorchester & St. Angela’s Mattapan youth and young adults: - Echo Des Jeunes, TYP – The Young Professionals, MEJ – Mouvement Eucharistique Des Jeunes, Les Etoiles De Marie, Parish WYD planning committee, Parish Life Teen, Parish Confirmation program, etc … - and their families to attend ‘Know Your Mass Rite’ – The Mass Explained February 8th, 2014 (location and time to be announced soon) with Rev. Matthew Williams Click here to learn more. — ...

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Youth Christmas Show, St. Matthew’s

»Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in Advent, Archdiocese of Boston, Christmas, Confirmation, First Communion, Holy Matrimony, Local Parish, LocalParish, Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy, St Angela's, St Matthew's, St. Gregory's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Youth Christmas Show, St. Matthew’s

Annual Youth Christmas Show 2013 on Sunday Dec 22, 2013 at St. Matthew’s Church/Parish Hall at 4PM – Entrance via church parking lot, behind the rectory. St. Matthew’s Parish Dorchester together with ‘St. Matthew’s Les Etoiles De Marie‘ and ‘ St. Angela’s Echo Des Jeunes‘ and Elizabeth (Zazu) Bernard invite you to the 2013 Annual Youth Christmas Show at St. Matthew’s Parish When: Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 4PM Where: St. Matthew’s Church Hall, Dorchester – Entrance from Church Parking lot — — Greetings Everyone!! For those of you who are not aware, I just wanted to inform you that on Sunday December 22, 2013 the youth of St. Matthew’s and St. Angela’s Church along with a...

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List of Youth Ministries at St. Angela’s/St. Matthew’s Parish Family

»Posted by on Sep 7, 2013 in Confirmation, First Communion, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

List of Youth Ministries at St. Angela’s/St. Matthew’s Parish Family

St. Angela’s Mattapan and St. Matthew’s Dorchester Parish Family has several youth, teens and young adults groups ministries. These various ministries provide youth/teens and young adults of the parish with a wide variety of ways of connecting with the community. Through these ministries they learn and grow as an individual, meet others who share the same values, and reach out to serve the larger parish and our city:  Mattapan, Dorchester, and Boston at large.  We hope there’s something for everyone here.  If not, contact our Pastor Father William P. Joy in creating future ministries.  Here a few: Pastoral Ministries for St. Matthew’s Dorchester and St. Angela’s Mattapan – Youth/Teens & Young Adults Faith...

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Values, Virtues, and Your Daughter’s Date

»Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Confirmation, Holy Matrimony, Ordinary Time, St Angela's, St Matthew's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Values, Virtues, and Your Daughter’s Date

Originally posted on 21 August 2012 – updated. << I’ve been a parent for a long time now, and I have heard many, many parents — in real life, in print, and on television — talk about their ultimate hopes for their children:  “I just want my child to be happy.” “I want my child to be successful.” “I want my child to have a good education, a good job and good relationships.” I never hear:  “I want my child to be virtuous.” Virtuous? Who talks about virtue anymore? Well, outside of the Church, not many. (Okay, let’s be honest, even most Catholics today don’t talk about virtue.) In general, talk of being virtuous has been replaced by talk of having  “values” — even though virtues and values are not synonymous. Here’s...

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Kujenga Youth Retreat 2013

»Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in Archdiocese of Boston, Confirmation, Local Parish, LocalParish, Ordinary Time, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Kujenga Youth Retreat 2013

Kujenga-Viongozi Annual Youth Leadership Retreat 2013 at Betania II Retreat Center – July 2013. Charge + Challenge + Choice + Commitment with Father Lee. Kujenga Youth Retreat takes place every year. The annual youth leadership retreat is organized by the Black Catholic Ministries Office of the Archdiocese of Boston with other Archdioceses of New England/USA. Hundreds of Youth join in from Massachusetts, Road Island, Connecticut, Vermont, and New Hampshire for a weekend of prayers, workshops and activities to learn how to take leadership in the Universal Church. Join the Kujenga-Viongozi Community on Facebook, follow on Twitter #Kujenga #YouthRetreat to learn more. Contact Mrs. Beaubrun at 617-298-0080 Ext 218 — — — — Tweets about...

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