GOD IS GOOD!
All St. Rita Catechism and Youth Group Activities are temporarily suspended due to Coronavirus. During this time, we may be physically apart, but we are together in spirit. We are praying for everyone to stay safe and well.
Missing Youth Group? Go to http://ProjectYM.com/live Sunday nights at 8:00 pm for Online Catholic Youth Group featuring games, lessons, music and more! Teens from all over the USA will be participating. You won’t want to miss this!!
Psalm 130 Adoration scheduled for March 29 at St. Leo Abbey has been canceled
The Antioch Retreat at Mary Help of Christians has been rescheduled to the weekend of June 19-21.
THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Pretzel Fundraiser through your donations and purchases of pretzels. We raised $793 and can now buy our t-shirts! Soon you will see GOD IS GOOD youth group members wearing t-shirts like this around the church. God bless you for your support!
Antioch Retreat – June 19-21 – Mary Help of Christians, Tampa
Mary Help of Christians is sponsoring an Antioch Retreat June 19-21, 2020. The retreat is a spirit filled Christian weekend filled with good spiritual bonding and Christian based activities. It is a Peer ministry retreat where the weekend is conducted by teenagers for teenagers and young adults (13+). They start Friday night, June 19 at 6:00 pm and end Sunday evening, June 21, at 8:00 pm. The retreat is held at Mary Help of Christians center, 6400 E. Chelsea St., Tampa, FL 33610. All food and lodging are provided and proper adult supervision is always present. The cost is $75.00 for the weekend. Fundraisers, financial aid and scholarships are available. For more information visit http://www.antiochretreat.com
St. Rita’s Youth Group was featured in the January, 2020 issue of the Diocese of St. Petersburg’s Courageous Faith Newsletter. Click here to read the article
Migrant Camp Visit, November 17, 2019
Our Youth Group collected donations of rice, beans, tortillas, shoes, long-sleeved shirts, blankets and bandanas. On Sunday Nov 17, a group of 8 adults and 6 teens carpooled to a migrant camp in the Plant City area to deliver our donations, play games with the kids and show love and appreciation to the farm workers who put food on our tables. Click here to see the photos
St. Rita Youth Group is open to all teens ages 14-17
We meet on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month
Mark your calendar for these upcoming youth group meetings:
Sunday, April 26, 2020, 12:30 – 2:30 pm in the church hall – 7th grade+ invited to visit and learn about our Youth Group
Saturday, May 16 2020, 5:30 pm – 9:00 am in the church hall – end of year party and lock-in!
Contact the Youth Group