Saint Bonaventure Catholic Community

Mass Schedule

Sat: 4:30pm

Sun: 8:00am & 10:00am

 

Mon-Fri: 8:45am

Daily Mass


Reconciliation

Sat at 3:15pm or by Appointment

 





Youth Ministry


Events Coming Up: 

SUMMER STRETCH 2017 - JULY 10th, 12th, 25th, 27th 

  What is Summer Stretch?

         4 mornings filled with prayer, teaching, and community service. 4 afternoons filled with friends and fun! We will be joined with Nativity of Mary in Bloomington, MN. 

  Who can participate in Summer Stretch?

          Anyone from 6th grade through 12th grade - You're welcomed to bring friends! 

  What Service Sites & Fun places do we go to?

          We will be helping with a variety of services sites like nursing homes, Food Shelf, Feed My Starving Children, etc. The fun activities we will go to in the afternoon will be Bunker Beach, Shady Oak Beach, Wild Mountain, & one whole day at Valley fair!

  How much is Summer Stretch?

           $150.00 per person ($120.00 if you have a Valley Fair Season Pass) SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!

ADULTS/PARENTS - We defintely need your help for these awesome days! We cannot do this without you! So if you would like to help drive/volunteer please contact Gabby Swift at gabbys@saintbonaventure.org 

   How do I register? 

               Click below to download the teen or adult consent form. Please send this in to the Parish Office with payment by Monday June 26th, 2017 

             Summer Stretch Teen Form              Summer Stretch Adult Form 

  Summer Stretch Information for 2017:

 INFOMATION SHEET - DOWNLOAD HERE 

  Monday July 10 (8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

  Service: Feed My Starving Children (Eagan, MN)

   Fun: Wild Mountain Water Park at Taylors Falls (Water Slides, Alpine Slides, Go-Carts) (Bring your swimming gear) Bring a Bag Lunch for this day

  Wednesday July 12 (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

  Service: Local Nursing Homes TBD

  Fun: Bunker Beach Water Park - Coon Rapids (Bring your swimming gear) Bring a Bag Lunch for this day

  Tuesday July 25 (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

  Service: St. Vincent De Paul Food Shelf

  Fun: Shady Oak Beach - Hopkins (Bring your swimming gear)

  Lunch is provided for this day (Pizza)

  Thursday July 27 (8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

  Mass & Valley Fair (Participants are responsible for their food purchases at Valley Fair)


Extreme Faith Camp 2017 - June 19th - 23rd

WHAT: If you are finishing 6th-8th grade by the summer of 2017 you’re invited to join us for a week-long camp filled with EXTREME FUN! There will be outdoor games, low ropes,  archery, wrist rocket range, sports, swimming, canoeing, boating, doing crafts, fishing, rock climbing wall, a giant water slide. Along with amazing speakers, awesome music, daily Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, Confession and more! We are now taking registration for EFC this summer!

WHO: Finishing 6th, 7th, & 8th graders 

WHERE & WHEN: Big Sandy Camp in McGregor, MN - June 19th-23rd, 2017

COST: The cost per camper this year will be $350. We do offer scholarships (just email gabbys@saintbonaventure.org for more info)

WHY: because it's going to be awesome!

HOW DO I SIGN UP?: Find pre-registration forms here (CAMP PRE-REG FORM) Send this into the parish office by April 30th - NOTE WE WILL NOT TAKE FORMS AFTER THIS DATE. 


 

NET LIFE LINE - May 6th, 2017
 
 
Join NET Ministries and over 1,000 young people on
 
May 6th, 2017 for Lifeline Mass. With contemporary music,
energetic crowds, and powerful presentations, Lifeline
is focused on giving 8th -12th graders in the Minnesota
area the chance to experience the beauty of Mass with
their peers.
 
WHEN: May 6th, 2017
 
WHO: 8th-12th grade
 
WHERE: Meet in St. Bonaventure's youth room at 4:00pm for pizza & we will depart for the NET Center (West St. Paul) at 4:30pm. We will be back by 10:00pm. (It's okay if you can't make it till 4:30pm, you just need to let me know).
 
COST: THIS EVENT IS FREE! 

HOW DO I SIGN UP? Click links below to print out a form - please turn it in to the parish office or RSVP if you already turned in your annual form by May 3rd, 2017

*NOTE: This form covers your youth for the whole school year to attend NET lifeline. So if your child has already gone to Lifeline in the past school year, then I do not need another form. Just inform Gabby Swift at gabbys@satinbonaventure.org that you're coming by MAR 3RD!

Also, parents/adults we need chaperones for this event. If you would like to volunteer as a chaperone for this event please email Gabby Swift at gabbys@saintbonaventure.org 

                                NET LIFELINE FORM (TEEN)                 NET LIFELINE FORM (ADULT)
 


WOW & Armor - May 16th, 2017

Come join us for our monthly high school men's & women's small groups.

About WOW: WOW is the womens's high school group which stands for Women of Worth. This women's small group will be at held in St. Bonaventure's youth room by the youth minister Gabby Swift. We will have great snacks, games, fun, fellowship, and learning what it means to become a women of God. Have questions? Email Gabby at gabbys@saintbonaventure.org

About Armor: Armor is the high school men's group, which teaches what it means to be a man of God in our society today. This will be held in Nativity of Mary's youth room (Bloomington, MN) by their youth minister John Stute. There will be snacks, manly activities, fun, fellowship, and learning what being a man of God is all about! Have questions? Email John at  jstute@nativitybloomington.org

WHO: 8th-12th 

WHERE: WOW is hosted at St. Bonaventure youth room & Armor is hosted at Nativity of Mary's youth room.

WHEN: May 16th - WOW is 5-7 PM & Armor is 5:15-7:15 PM 

(This is the last one for the school year) 

How do I sign up? You don't need to, just come and enjoy! Hope to see you there! 

Also, parents/adults we need chaperones for this event. If you would like to volunteer as a chaperone for this event please email Gabby Swift at gabbys@saintbonaventure.org 


Saturday Night Alive (SNA) - April 22nd, 2017

WHAT: An awesome night full of Mass, Pizza, dessert, epic games, lots of fun & a little prayer!

 WHO: 6th, 7th, 8th graders (led by Nativity & Bonaventure High School Core Team)

WHEN: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 @ 3:45pm (starts with Mass at 4:00) - 8:00pm

WHERE: Nativity's youth room at Nativity of Mary in Bloomington, MN

(Sign in is in the Gathering space before mass, we will sit together at Mass)

COST: FREE! (yes, free dinner!)

WHY: Because it’s going to be awesome, and you don’t want to miss out! Bring a friend if you would like!

Can’t come till after Mass?That’s okay, come when you can! We would love to have you there! 

Also, parents/adults we need chaperones for this event. If you would like to volunteer as a chaperone for this event please email Gabby Swift at gabbys@saintbonaventure.org 


LIFE NIGHT (High school night) - April 30th, 2017

This is our epic monthly high school (9th-12th) night called Life Night.
We will always have dinner (great pizza usually), dessert, fellowship, games/activities, a dynamic talk, small group, & Adoration with Praise & Worship!

This is going to be an amazing night, and you won’t want to miss out!

This event is free (free dinner, that’s right!), and requires nothing but yourself!

I hope to see many of you there (feel free to bring a friend)!

Meet in St. Boni’s youth room @ 5:00pm—8:00pm

Also, parents/adults we need chaperones for this event. If you would like to volunteer as a chaperone for this event please email Gabby Swift at gabbys@saintbonaventure.org 


Open Youth Room - Every Faith Formation Wednesday @ 4-6:15 PM

Come join us for open youth room at St. Bonaventure. This is a time for young people to come relax, do homework, play video games, play sports, board games, hang out, and etc. We will be selling candy & pop as well (very cheap), so bring a little spare change with you. 

WHO: 6th-12th grade & adult chaperones  - Please note this event is not just for Faith Formation students but to anyone within these grades. So please join us, we would love to have you! 

WHERE: St. Bonaventure's Youth Room

WHEN: Every Faith Formation Wednesday. Here are the dates for the rest of the year: 

Apr. 19th, & 26th

HOW DO I SIGN UP? There is a link for an agreement form below that you only have to fill out once for the whole year but you don't need to send this in a certain time. Just bring the form in when your youth shows up. If a youth shows up without one it is not a big deal, they are totally welcomed to stay. We will just send a form home with them after the evening. 

OPEN YOUTH ROOM AGREEMENT 2016-2017

Also, parents/adults we need chaperones for this event. If you would like to volunteer as a chaperone for this event please email Gabby Swift at gabbys@saintbonaventure.org 


 
 


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