Youth Group Newsletter

Upcoming Youth Group Events:

Sunday Masses

As many of you know, we do the music for the 10:00 mass on the 2nd Sunday of each month. We also provide the reader on this Sunday. Please consider becoming a part of St. Stan’s community in this way. We have also been meeting somewhere for lunch afterwards with our families. Let me know if you are interested in helping.


Feed My Starving Children

We will be meeting at FMSC on March 4th to package food for starving children around the world. Join us from 6-7:30 at the packaging site in Eagan, 990 Lone Oak Rd., ¾ of a mile east of 35E. We have reserved 70 spots so please bring your parents and siblings, too!


Man and Woman Retreat

We will meet February 8 and 4:00pm and end February 9th at 11:00am.  We will having a retreat session looking at being men and women of God, play some broomball, and have some great food together!


February 26 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

This is a fundraiser for Guatemala.  We will serve a meatless spaghetti dinner after the Ash Wednesday mass.


24 Hour Fast

Our 24 Hour Fast this year is March 7-8th. We go without food for 24 hours to raise money for our building and school supplies on our Guatemala trip.  We begin fasting at noon on Saturday and meet at St. Stans at 4:00. As a group, we will do a lot of fun activities and learning, and finish our fast at noon on Sunday with a potluck supper provided by parents. Permission slips are due March 4th.


Soup Supper – 6:00 – March 18th

Join us and our friends from St. Mark’s across W. 7th for a Lenten soup supper. Please bring a pot of soup to share at 6:00 in the church basement. Then join our youth group as we lead the churches in a prayer service. We will conclude at 7:15, when the youth are invited to come over to youth group until 8:00. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend.


Villa Maria Retreat at ARC – April 17-19

Join us for an awesome time at the ARC with all your St. Stan’s friends! We will do some service work, go for a long walk, amaze you with our talents, eat, get to know each other better, play, and have lots of fun. We will leave at 5:30 on Friday and return at noon on Sunday.

Cost is $40 and is due with p-slip on April 10th.


Youth Fundraiser Dinner – May 4th

This is our big fundraiser for the year and helps us to keep our costs so low (every retreat and summer program that we offer is subsidized by what we make here). We really need everyone’s help to make this successful! There is a wonderful Italian dinner and a very funny, nationally known comedian for entertainment. You can help by selling tickets prior to the dinner, donating items for the live auction, donating desserts to be auctioned off, helping collect money that evening, and, most importantly, inviting friends and family to come and support our youth! Let me know how you can help, 651–292-1390,


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