Senior High Faith Formation: FOCUS (Friends of Christ Under Study) Sunday Evenings (September – May) 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Social Time 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Faith Formation Topic FOCUS is the Faith Formation Program for High School Youth. Utilizing the perspective of the Youth Ministry Model and Comprehensive Youth Ministry (i.e. learning the Catholic Faith through life experiences with a Christ-centered focus using a variety of learning styles,) FOCUS engages students through activities, events and conversations about faith and faith issues. Topics to be covered include relationships, sexuality, peace and justice, the Bible, community, prayer and spirituality, service and outreach, and Christian morality. Registration begins May 1 for registered St. Francis of Assisi Parishioners. Open registration begins June 1.
Staff Contact: Marty McClain
Service and Outreach: Several opportunities will be offered throughout the school year for High School Youth to participate in helping the poor and those in need, serving the parish and fundraising for Youth Ministry activities and events. A weeklong mission trip is offered in the summer. Staff Contact: Marty McClain
Regional and National Events: Senior High Youth Ministry regularly participates in regional events such as the Cincinnati Youth Rally and national events like the National Catholic Youth Conference. All Youth Ministry volunteers have been trained in accordance with the Archdiocese’ Decree on Child Protection which includes Virtus Staff Contact: Marty McClain