Portfolio Category: Youth Activities

Parish Religious Education Program

Our parish religious education program serves over 300 parish families each year. A staff of 60 volunteer catechists and aides offer religious education to approximately 450 students, grades 1 through 6. We prepare students for the Sacraments of First Penance and First Holy Communion (spring of second grade) and the Sacrament of Confirmation (fall of...

Altar Servers

Altar Servers play a very important part during the Mass.  Their role includes:

  • assisting the priest
  • carrying the cross or candle in the procession
  • preparing the altar
  • assisting those distributing Holy Communion.
We are always looking for more interested boys and girls.  Altar servers must be at least in fourth grade and have made the...

Venture Crew 185

Venturing Crew 185 is a Boy Scouts of America activity for girls and boys age 14 - 20. The Venturing motto is "Lead the Adventure," which sums up the two hallmarks of Venturing: Leadership and Adventure.  The members of the group determine what activities they will pursue and organize them accordingly.  In the last year, Venturing...

Children’s Choir

A group of students, ages 7 to 13, interested in singing with their peers. They will sing once a month at the 5:00 P.M. Mass. They will rehearse on Thursday evenings. CONTACT: Linda Jo Pieninck, 215-536-4389, lpieninck@stisdoreschool.com...