SR. & JR. YOUTH TRACK/SCHEDULE

High School Track

Our Mother and Daughter Team

Tracy and Rebekah Hardy


Tracy has been the Team Leader and driving force for the High School Youth Track for many successful years  and has now asked her daughter, Rebekah to come and join her in inspiring the youth in the love, faith and knowledge of the Trinity and the love of Mary.  Rebekah is a Religion teacher at St. Rose of Lima Elementary school where she teaches 6th-8th grade. Rebekah holds a degree in Theology and Religious education from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg MD. Through her blog “Classy Catholic” Rebekah evangelizes to today’s youth by addressing topics of faith and relationships. Rebekah’s blog is read in hundreds of countries and is shared on the popular Catholic speaker Jason Evert’s “Chastity Project” webpage. Rebekah enjoys Praying the Rosary, Adoration, sports, coffee, reading, and experiencing God in creation. By telling her story, Rebekah shares the excitement and joy of finding a life overflowing with purpose. Through her time in ministry, Rebekah has spoken at many retreats to over 2,000 college, high school, and middle school students. She has spoken at the Mount 2000 retreat and various retreats for individual schools. To contact Rebekah for speaking opportunities, please email bekahhardy7@gmail.com. Rebekah’s blog may be found at catholiclifesite.wordpress.com. 

FORGOTTEN TRUTH

Forgotten Truth will be conducting the High School Track at the conference this year. Lead by Jeffrey Shields, Forgotten Truth is a South Jersey band and ministry, whose mission is to share through their music; the hope, truth, and struggles they have encountered in this crazy yet beautiful journey called life. 

Jeffrey who has previously served with NET Ministries, is currently the Director of Youth Ministry at St Rose of Lima Parish in Haddon Heights NJ, and has a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell Connecticut.

Using a variety of dynamic music, skits, games, talks and discussions, Forgotten Truth offers powerful faith events, concerts and retreats for youth, young adults, and families across the Diocese. In the past they have spoken and performed for events such as Theology on Tap, Wilmington Catholic Young Adults, Catholic Underground and at numerous churches throughout the Diocese. 

Like and hear Forgotten Truth @ www.facebook.com/forgottentruth or Instagram @4gottentruth

High School Track Schedule

SATURDAY OCTOBER 6TH

FULL ONE DAY ONLY EVENT

 

  • Saturday Session 1 
  • 8:45am-9:30am Registration & Sign In 
  • Theme: Listening to the Voice of God: Fr. Blount
  • 11:15am Sign Out/Lunch Break
  • Saturday Session 2 
  • 12:45pm Welcome & Sign In 
  • Theme 1: Behold I Make all Things New: Speaker Rebekah Hardy
  • 1:00pm Healing Mass 
  • Theme 2: The Difference: Forgotten Truth  
  • 5:00pm Sign Out/ Dinner  
  • Saturday Session 3
  • 6:30 Welcome & Sign In 
  • 6:45pm Youth Procession 
  • Theme 2: Miraculous Image of Our Lady of Schoenstatt: Fr Ariel Hernandez
  • 8:15pm Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 
  • 9:30pm Sign Out & End


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Junior Youth Track

OUR HUSBAND AND WIFE TEAM

MARK AND KIM PESOTSKI


The Junior Youth Track will be lead by Mark & Kim Pesotski.  Kim is the youth director for Mary Mount Carmel Parish in Hammonton, NJ and has been leading the youth group there for the past 3 yrs. Kim and Mark are enthusiastic leaders who are devoted to family life and sound Catholic teaching.

A dynamic weekend is planned for the youth as they learn about the Holy Spirit and encounter the power of God! Through games, music, and group activities we hope to ignite the fire that God has placed in their hearts and help them to discover who they are and who God made them to be!

Junior Youth Track

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY

OCTOBER  5TH & 6TH

  

  • 5th grade to 8th grade

  • FRIDAY EVENING- OCT. 5TH
  • 5:30- Doors Open/ Drop off 
  • 6:00p  Angelus
  • Welcome/ Ice Breaker
  • 6:30p Introductions/ Back to Basics
  • 6:50p   Game- Fruits of the Spirit Jeopardy
  • 7:10p   Talk 1
  • 7:45p- Dismissal/ Pick-up PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST SIGN YOUTH OUT 
  • 8:00p- Holy Mass- (youth with family) MAIN CONFERENCE HALL

  • SATURDAY MORNING- OCT. 6TH
  • 9:00a- Drop off/ Morning prayer
  • 9:30a  Talk 2
  • 9:50a  Activity
  • 10:20a Break
  • 10:30a Visit Adoration Chapel
  • 11:00a Reflection/ Questions
  • 11:15a DISMISSAL/ PICK-UP PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST SIGN YOUTH OUT
  • 11:15a-12:30p LUNCH 
  • 12:30p Drop off (BALLROOM C)
  • 12:50p Youth will join main conference
  • 1:00p  Holy Mass- (youth with group) MAIN CONFERENCE HALL
  •  HEALING SERVICE
  • 3:00p-  YOUTH WILL RETURN TO BALLROOM C TO CONTINUE YOUTH TRACK
  •  Break
  • 3:10p  Talk 3
  • 3:25p  Activity (music)
  • 3:45p  Talk 4
  • 4:10p  Activity (craft)
  • 4:45p  DISMISSAL/ PICK-UP PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST SIGN YOUTH OUT
  • 5:00p-6:30p  DINNER 
  • 6:30p  OUR LADY OF KNOCK APPARITION
  • 6:45p  Youth Procession (into MAIN CONFERENCE HALL)
  • 7:00p  Youth Witness
  • 7:15p YOUTH WILL RETURN TO BALLROOM C TO CONCLUDE YOUTH TRACK
  •  WRAP UP/ TESTIMONIES/ CLOSING PRAYER
  • 7:50p DISMISSAL/ PICK-UP PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST SIGN YOUTH OUT
  • 8:15p  Eucharistic Adoration, Procession, Benediction


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Youth Permission Forms

EACH YOUTH WILL NEED SIGNED  PARENT/GUARDIAN PERMISSION FORMS 


Please see the printable download action button below for required forms, thank you.

Download Youth Permission Forms

Please print and fill in a form for each youth, these forms are required for entry into the youth tracks!

Permission Medical Rules Forms 2018 (pdf)

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