Middle School Youth Ministry

The goal of this ministry is to provide an environment for middle school aged youth to gather and to encounter the person of Jesus Christ, grow in faith, and develop life-long friendships with peers who share their faith. We meet on Wednesdays, 7pm-8pm. For more information,  contact Sr. Edeva,OP or 704-549-0199, x305.

** Upcoming Activities ** 

  • March 24 (Friday, 7:30pm) - FINAL PRESENTATION: Living Stations of the Cross
  • March 29 - Youth Group: A Promise to Remember

  • April 1: Bishop's Lenten Youth Pilgrimage at Belmont Abbey. We will meet at St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 8am and be back at 4pm. Cost is $15.00 (includes t-shirt and lunch) Please make check payable to St. Thomas Aquinas. Permission slip and fee are due on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017.
  • April 5 - Youth Group: Something More Beautiful
  • April 12 and 19 - No meeting
  • April 26 - Youth Group: How Do You Measure Up?
  • May 3 - Youth Group: Holy, Holy, Holy
  • May 10 - Youth Group: A Happy Heart that Shares
  • May 17 - Youth Group: Back to Heaven
  • May 24 - Youth Group: Not Just Another Gathering

Save the Date: Totus Tuus Summer Youth Program - week of July 9th, 2017


*** Archives ***

March 19 (Sunday, 6:15pm-8pm) : Final Rehearsal - Living Stations of the Cross
March 15 - Youth Group: Rehearsal - Living Stations of the Cross
March 8 - Youth Group: Battle of Temptation
February 22 - Youth Group: The Jewel with Many Facets
March 1 - No meeting (Ash Wednesday)
February 15 - Youth Group: Sin of Pride
February 8 - Youth Group: Fear of the Lord
February 1 - Youth Group: Prodigal Son
January 25 - Youth Group: The Complainers
January 18 - Youth Group: You and Your Light 








December 18 (Sun, 10:45am-11:15am) Christmas Pageant
December 15 (Thu, 4pm-5:30pm) Rehearsal for Christmas Pageant
December 14 - Youth Group: Christmas Party. Bring a white elephant gift for less than $5 and a dish to share
December 10 (Sat): Service Project with the Missionaries of the Poor, in Monroe. We will meet at St. Thomas at 9am and be back at 1pm. Click here to sign up to donate.
December 7 - Youth Group: Honoring JOY (Jesus, Others, You)







November 30 - Youth Group: All Lives Matter
November 16 - Youth Group: Who Deserves Heaven?; Sandwich Making for the Homeless








October 26 - Youth Group: Discernment
October 19 - Youth Group: Young vs. Old; Sandwich Making for the Homeless
October 15 (Sat) - WORLD FEAST. The youth group will be helping with the face painting booth. 
October 5 - Youth Group: The Greatest Weapon






September 28 - Youth Group: MS Kick Off. Ice cream and cookies will be served.
September 10 (Sat, 7:30am - 6:30pm) Eucharistic Congress at Charlotte Convention Center, in Uptown. We are renting 2 buses.

July 10-14 (7pm-9pm) - TOTUS TUUS. "Totus Tuus" is a Diocesan program that gathers together college students and seminarians onto teams of four each and sends them out to parishes to spread the GOOD NEWS of our LORD among children and youth. The middle and high school program has catechetical instruction, a night of Adoration and Reconciliation, and a night of fellowship with the team. The goal of the program is to help them to know the LORD and love him more deeply. Because of the youthfulness and energy of the teachers, the children and youth have FUN as well!





June 15 - Youth Group
June 8 - Youth Group
May 18 - Youth Group: Sandwich Making for the Homeless
May 11 - Youth Group: "The 13th Day"
May 4 - Youth Group: Hidden Treasure
April 20 - Youth Group: Sandwich-Making for the Homeless
April 13 - Youth Group: Works of Mercy
April 6 - Youth Group: New Life
April 9 (Sat, 9am - 2pm) Service Project with the Missionaries of the Poor, in Monroe
March 19 (Sat, 8am - 4pm) Bishop's Lenten Pilgrimage at Belmont Abbey
March 16 - Youth Group: Sandwich Making for Homeless
March 11 (Fri, 7pm) Final Presentation: Living Stations of the Cross in the church  
March 2 - Youth Group: What's Holding You Back
March 6, (Sun, 6pm) FINAL REHEARSAL: Living Stations of the Cross.
February 24 - Youth Group: Rehearsal for Living Stations of the Cross
February 17 - Youth Group:  Sandwich-Making for the Homeless
February 13 (Sat, 9am - 2pm) Service Project with the Missionaries of the Poor, Monroe
February 3 - Youth Group: Giving Up...and Doing Something this LENT
January 27- Youth Group: Learning more about our patron saint, St. Thomas Aquinas 
January 13 - Youth Group: Pro-Life Night
January 16 (Saturday): UNC Charlotte's Men's Basketball - Faith and Family Night! 

December 24 (Thu, 6pm) Christmas Pageant
December 22 (Tue, 5pm) Christmas Pageant Rehearsal
December 19, (Sat, 9am - 2pm) Service Project at the Missionaries of the Poor, in Monroe
December 13 (Sun, 6pm) MS and HS Teen Advent Recollection with Fr. Christian
December 12, (Sat, 6pm-9pm) Caroling at Men's Shelter, in Uptown Charlotte
December 9 - Youth Group: Christmas Party
December 2 - Youth Group: _____ days before Christmas
November 18 - Youth Group: Sandwich Making 
November 14 (Sat, 9am-2pm) - Service Project with the Missionaries of the Poor, in Monroe. 
November 7 (Sat) - WORLD FEAST. MS and HS Youth Groups will help with the Face Painting Booth
November 4 - Youth Group: When the Saints Go Marching In 
October 28 - Youth Group: Fall Party
October 24 (Sat) Veneration of the Major Relics of Maria Goretti here at STA.
October 21 – Youth Group: Catholic Millionaire
October 14 – Youth Group: Sandwich Making for the Homeless
October 7 – Youth Group: Winning and Losing
September 30 - Youth Group: Teen Timeline 
September 23 - Youth Group: The People's Pope in America. 
September 16 - Youth Group: Who Wants to be a Catholic Millionaire? 

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